Body Wars - 1 True or False Slumber Party Barbie(1965 came...

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1. True or False: Slumber Party Barbie (1965) came out with a bathrooms scale permanently set at 110 pounds, and book titled “How to Lose Weight” with the direction inside: “Don’t Eat,” while Ken came with a sweet roll and milk. Student Response 1. True 2. False Score: 4/4 2. Which of the following procedures is the most common form of cosmetic surgery? Student Response 1. hair transplants 2. breast augmentation 3. tummy tucks 4. liposuction Score: 4/4 3. Approximately ______ of female murder victims each year are killed by their male partners. Student Response 1. 5% 2. 25% 3. 50% 4. 90% Score:
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4/4 4. According to the author, “extra” weight can actually have some health advantages. For example, larger men and women have a lower risk of Student Response 1. Lung cancer and osteoporosis All of the above 2. Hypertension and arthritis 3. Depression and Bipolar disorder 4. All of the above Score: 4/4 5. The author would expresses the greatest concern regarding which of the following regarding women Student Response 1. the restrictions placed on birth control and abortions 2. the imbalance between the percentage of women who work (half the workforce) and the percentages of purchases that are made by women (less than 30%) 3. the marketing of body dissatisfaction 4. the fabrication of “mental disorders” such as Pre-menstrual Dysphoric Disorder that pathologize women’s experience and physiology Score: 4/4 6.
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Why does the author refer to cosmetic surgery as “psychiatry with a knife?” Student Response 1. because it is practiced as commonly by psychiatrists as by surgeons 2. because it is designed to fulfill psychological and emotional needs rather than physical ones 3. because it is a double-edged sword; improving appearance while ensnaring the person in an
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course PCO 4930 taught by Professor Neimeyer during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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Body Wars - 1 True or False Slumber Party Barbie(1965 came...

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