101_F2009_Final Exam REVIEW GUIDE

101_F2009_Final Exam REVIEW GUIDE - 59 Multiple Choice...

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59 Multiple Choice Questions ~20 Qs from Chapter 13 (Psychological Disorders) ~13 Qs from Treatment lecture ~8 Qs from Chapter 15 (Social Psychology) What types of stressors have we discussed? What is the difference between stressors vs. stress? What are the different components of stress? How can we measure stress? How did Holmes & Rahe measure stress? What are the pros and cons of their questionnaire of stress? How does physiological arousal (e.g., due to stress and/or anxiety) affect performance? What is the fight or flight response? What body system is responsible for this? What theory did Selye propose? Know this theory in detail, e.g., What are the different stages? Why is it called the General Adaptation Syndrome? How are the SAM and HPAC axes related to this theory? What chemicals do the SAM & HPAC axes release and how does it affect the body? What is a negative effect of having consistent release of high levels of cortisol? When would you have too much cortisol being released? What do we know of the cognitive component of stress? For example, what did Lazarus propose? Explain his theory in detail. What types of coping styles are considered to be adaptive? What types of coping styles are thought to be maladaptive? In what ways is chronic stress related to health and/or disease? Do brief stressor affect health? What are the different ways in which stress may influence health (i.e., direct, indirect, stress-
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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