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Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter 12: Stress, Adjustment, and Health Differences
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Disease-Prone Personalities ¡ Health Behaviors l Activities and actions that have implications  for health l People with certain personalities take greater  risks with their health l Smoking is related to rebelliousness,  aggressiveness, low self-esteem, and  impulsivity
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Links between Personality and Health
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Health Behaviors--Risk Taking ¡ Risk taking and sensation seeking are  related to personality ¡ Zuckerman's sensation seeking ¡ Farley’s Type T theory (“Thrill) l Psychobiological need for stimulation
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The Sick Role ¡ Certain people respond to stressful life  events by entering the sick role l e.g., see a doctor, stay at home, act moody ¡ Behaviorist explanations l Rewards of the sick role ¡ Cognitive explanations l Interpretations of bodily sensations ¡ Neuroticism and negative mood increase  illness reporting
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 440 taught by Professor Elmore during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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