A cortisol C norepinephrine B oxytocin D testosterone ANS B DIF Moderate REF

A cortisol c norepinephrine b oxytocin d testosterone

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A. cortisol C. norepinephrine B. oxytocin D. testosterone ANS: B DIF: Moderate REF: 11.2 There Are Sex Differences in How People Respond to Stressors OBJ: 11.2C NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Applying 83. The fact that oxytocin is a more prevalent hormone in women’s stress re- sponse provides evidence for the: A. finding that testosterone is a rela- tively unimportant hormone in stress responses. B. tend-and-befriend hypothesis. C. conclusion that women do not en- gage in the fight-or-flight response. D. importance of excluding women from stress research studies. ANS: B DIF: Moderate REF: 11.2 There Are Sex Differences in How People Respond to Stressors OBJ: 11.2C NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Applying 84. Gender differences in stress responses appear to stem from males ________, whereas females ________.
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A. being the primary caregiver of off- spring; have larger social support groups B. having larger social support groups; are the primary caregiver of off- spring C. being the primary caregiver of off- spring; have more physical domi- nance and power D. having more physical dominance and power; are the primary care- giver of offspring ANS: D DIF: Moderate REF: 11.2 There Are Sex Differences in How People Respond to Stressors OBJ: 11.2C NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 2, Scientific In- quiry and Critical Thinking MSC: Analyzing 85. As compared to men, women are ________ to respond to a natural disaster with an increased production of oxytocin. A. equally likely C. somewhat less likely B. more likely D. much less likely ANS: B DIF: Easy REF: 11.2 There Are Sex Differences in How People Respond to Stressors OBJ: 11.2C NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Understanding 86. Who is most likely to respond to a stressor with a tend-and-befriend re- sponse? A. Lacy, who recently became a mother B. Mary, an adolescent C. Bill, who recently was divorced D. Joe, who recently became a father ANS: A DIF: Difficult REF: 11.2 There Are Sex Differences in How People Respond to Stressors OBJ: 11.2C NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Applying 87. Who coined the phrase general adaptation syndrome ? A. Charles Sherring- ton C. Hans Selye
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B. Walter Cannon D. David Premack ANS: C DIF: Moderate REF: 11.2 There Are Sex Differences in How People Respond to Stressors OBJ: 11.2C NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Remembering 88. Chelsea has been sick often in the past year, and when she finally starts to recover she gets sick again. She also has a very stressful work and family life. What is most likely the cause of Chelsea’s constant illness? A. She is too busy to see a doctor. B. She has increased oxytocin levels due to chronic stress. C. She has decreased lymphocyte pro- duction due to chronic stress. D. She experiences understimulation of the sympathetic nervous system due to chronic stress.
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