210class8a - Stephen Hansell Ph.D Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research http\/sakai.rutgers.edu [email protected] 609-203-2830

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Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research [email protected] 609-203-2830
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EXAM Monday 10/10 10:55-12:15 Bring Pencils Know your RUID
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Class 8a Personality and Health
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IV. Can you adapt to stress and reduce BP? A. Community interventions have failed 1. Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT) B. Individuals can reduce stress and BP 1. Relaxation response - meditation C. Need primary prevention rather than medical model of treating symptoms
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I. Epidemiology of Gunshot Deaths A. Gunshot deaths unique US problem B. Gun in the home increases odds of gunshot deaths C. Owning a gun increases chances of victim being killed when criminal breaks into home
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II. Type A Coronary Prone Behavior Pattern A. Discovery B. Definition 1. Competitive achievement orientation 2. Sense of time urgency 3. Excessive hostility (most important)
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C. Measurement 1. Stress interview 2. Jenkins Activity Survey questionnaire 3. Problem: 2 methods don't give same results
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D. Etiology
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  • Epidemiology, Getting Things Done, gunshot deaths, Stephen Hansell

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