StudyGuide_42_43 - Module 43 modifying illness-related...

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Module 42: coping with stress Describe in detail the two coping styles that were discussed in the book o Under what circumstances are we likely to use each coping style How does perceived control affect how we view a stressor and cope with it o What have we learned from studies where both humans and animals experience an external perceived control o How does perceived control affect the elderly in nursing homes What are the two explanatory styles? o What are some of the key differences in how these two explanatory styles view and respond to stress How does aerobic exercise affect stress (and depression and anxiety for that matter) What are the intervening factors that may explain why those who are members of spiritual or faith-based communities experience lower levels of stress (slide 12)
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Unformatted text preview: Module 43: modifying illness-related behavior • I discussed the biopsychosocial factors that contribute to smoking – what are these, be specific to the biological, psychological and socio-cultural influences • What factors contribute to the likelihood that an individual will start smoking • How does nicotine affect the body o In what ways is nicotine rewarding o What are the withdrawal symptoms that occur when an individual stops smoking • What were the findings from the University of Minnesota study • What is BMI • What are some of the social effects of obesity • What are the apparent trading risks b/t smoking and obesity – how have the prevalence rates for each been over the years (i.e. have rates for them been increasing or decreasing)...
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