Chapter 3 health test - Question 1 1 of 1 points Mental and...

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Question 1 1 of 1 points Mental and physical responses to change are termed Selected Answer: stress. Question 2 1 of 1 points A level of functioning in which systems operate smoothly and maintain equilibrium is termed Selected Answer: homeostasis. Question 3 1 of 1 points A real or perceived situation which causes the body to adjust is referred to as Selected Answer: stressor. Question 4 1 of 1 points Attempting to return to normal or homeostasis after a crisis is termed Selected Answer: adaptive response. Question 5 1 of 1 points Positive stress that presents the opportunity for personal growth and satisfaction is called Selected Answer: eustress. Question 6 1 of 1 points An example of an event most likely to be associated with eustress is Selected Answer: getting the highest score in the class on a difficult exam. Question 7 1 of 1 points Peter was in a relationship that recently ended when he found out his partner was cheating on him. This probably caused Selected Answer: distress. Question 8 1 of 1 points The following is true about stress: Selected Answer: Stress produces a physical response of our bodies to the changes and challenges of life. Question 9 1 of 1 points
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The term describing what happens when we perceive danger is called Selected Answer: fight or flight response. Question 10 1 of 1 points Hearing unknown footsteps following you on campus would likely trigger the ________ phase of GAS. Selected Answer: alarm Question 11 1 of 1 points Which functions are associated with the sympathetic nervous system? Selected Answer: increases heart rate and breathing Question 12 1 of 1 points The stress hormone cortisol has a major role in the following during the stress response: Selected Answer: mobilizing nutrients in the blood.
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  • Fall '07
  • English
  • Stress, Fight-or-flight response

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