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Skin in the Game: The Challenge of Consumer Decision Making in Health Care Settings
Peter A. Ubel M.D. Duke University
Business School at Duke- teach Intro to US Health Care System in Undergrad
Opening- A true story- Rita Volk- used to be an undergrad at
SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1A variable in psychological research is a(n)
a. unknown influence on the results
b. factor that never changes across participants
c. factor that changes or varies in magnitude or category
d. laboratory device
Answer: C p. 52 difficulty:
12.1-33. Our short-term fuel reservoir is located in _ cells.
c. liver and muscle
d. adipose tissue
Question ID: 12.1-33
Page Ref: 403
Topic: Eating: Some Facts About Metabolism
13.1-1. Which of the following was a spared memory ability for Patient H.M. after his
a. recall of memories for events prior to 1953
b. recall of events that occurred after 1953
c. ability to learn new information
16.1-1. In the opening vignette of the schizophrenia and affective disorders chapter, the
psychiatric problem experienced by Larry was treated using
b. electroconvulsive shock.
d. antianxiety med
Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1-1. The key deficit suffered by Miss S. in the chapter vignette was _ brought on by a
stroke involving her _.
a. partial blindness; optic nerve
b. unilateral neglect; right hemisphere
c. bilateral negle
14.1-1. Patient R.F. was unable to _ after damage to her _.
a. write; corpus callosum
b. read; left hemisphere
c. spell; right hemisphere
d. spell; left hemisphere
e. type; corpus callosum
Question ID: 14.1-1
15.1-1. The case of Mrs. R. involved _ provoked by a tumor located between her
a. motor seizures
b. partial paralysis
d. a stroke
e. a speech disorder
Question ID: 15.1-1
Page Ref: 517
18.1-1. The major issue John faced in the opening vignette of the drug abuse chapter was
Question ID: 18.1-1
Page Ref: 615
Topic: Opening Vignette
4.1-2. A key characteristic of a drug, as defined in the text, is that it
a. must be an endogenous chemical.
b. can include essential nutrients.
c. is effective only at high doses.
d. can be abused or misused by humans.
e. is an
2.1-1. The primary symptom shown by Kathryn D. was
a. severe nausea.
b. inability to sleep.
c. muscle weakness.
d. distortions of memory.
e. difficulty in recognizing facial displays of emotion.
Question ID: 2.1-1
11.1-1. In addition to partial paralysis after a stroke, Mr. V. showed a loss of
a. verbal intelligence.
b. the capacity to read and write.
c. the capacity to recall recent events.
d. the ability to speak.
e. understanding of the
8.1-1. The key deficit suffered by Mr. J. after a stroke involving his left parietal
lobe was a(n)
a. inability to control his left hand.
b. problem in perceiving movement.
c. difficulty in reading.
d. inability to make movements
17.1-1. Moniz suggested that the prefrontal lobotomy procedure might offer a surgical
a. eliminate anxiety states.
b. improve cognitive function.
c. attenuate stress-induced headaches.
d. eliminate insomnia.
e. produce w
6.1-1. In the opening vignette of this chapter, Mrs. R. suffered a stroke that impaired her ability
a. read and to write.
b. recognize objects via the sense of touch.
d. recognize objects via the sense of vision.
9.1-1. Narcolepsy is predominantly a problem involving
a. the inability to fall asleep.
b. an attack of sleep during the day.
c. anxiety and fear during sleep.
d. rapid movements of the eyes.
e. uncontrollable brain seizures.
10.1-1. The adulthood psychological adjustment achieved by Bruce-Brenda-David, the male
twin whose penis was ablated during a botched circumcision procedure at age 7 months,
a. natures impulse is to create a female.