The nervous system as a whole consists of the _ and the _.
A. brain; spinal cord
B. central nervous system; peripheral nervous system
C. somatic nervous system; autonomic nervous system
D. sensory nervous system; motor nervous system
Moderators of the stress experience may have an impact on
A. stress itself.
B. the relationship between stress and illness.
C. the relationship between stress and psychological responses.
D. All of these.
The process of _ involves an in
Alcohol abuse and smoking share a window of vulnerability in
B. young adulthood.
C. middle age.
D. old age.
Since he stopped smoking last week, John complains about fighting the urge for a cigarette, especially
when he i
Stress can be defined as a negative emotional experience accompanied by
A. biochemical and physiological changes.
B. cognitive changes.
C. behavioral changes.
D. All of these.
Which of the following could be considered a stressor?
Aerobic exercise involves _ activities.
A. low-intensity, long-duration
B. low-intensity, short-duration
C. high-intensity, long-duration
D. high-intensity, short-duration
A typical exercise prescription is to accumulate _ or more minut
The field within psychology devoted to understanding all psychological influences on health and illness
across the life span is called
A. psychosomatic medicine.
B. health psychology.
C. medical psychology.
A health psy
Which of the following is the best definition of health promotion?
A. a general philosophy that good health is a personal and collective achievement
B. the practice of good health behavior
C. the avoidance of health-compromising behaviors
A. is directly related to the severity of physical symptoms.
B. has an important survival function.
C. has little medical significance outside of motivating most patients to seek treatment.
D. is an important component of most medica
Which of the following is NOT a chronic illness?
B. hearing loss
D. influenza A
Quality of life traditionally has been measured in terms of
A. psychological and economic factors.
B. subjective criteria.
Individual differences in neuroticism have been found to influence symptom
A. recognition but not reporting.
B. reporting but not recognition.
C. reporting and recognition.
D. None of these.
Medical student's disease is an example of th
The number one killer in the United States, accounting for 20 percent of all deaths, is
B. coronary heart disease.
Which of the following is NOT one of the risk factors for coronary heart diseas
In general, the health trends for most Americans have _ in recent years.
B. remained unchanged
C. become more variable
According to the text, over the past 25 years Americans' alcohol consumption has _ and
Rita is trained in traditional nursing and also has received special training in primary care. She is
affiliated with a group of private practice physicians, sees her own patients, and provides routine medical
care, prescribes treatment, a
Chapter 6: Stress
What does primary appraisal involve?
The appraisal of events as positive, neutral, or negative in their consequences.
Negative or potentially negative events are further appraised for their possible
harm, threat, or challenge.
Understand whether there is correlation between medical measures of qualities of life or
patient and relatives assessment of quality of life
Medical measures are weakly related to patients or relatives assessments of quality of life. In
Gaby Laron Dwarf Community in Ecuador
Very small community, marry within the family and thats how the mutation of dwarfism
Laron syndrome is a form of dwarfism caused by unresponsive receptors
No more than 4ft tall. 300 people kno
Process of Secondary Appraisal
Tend and Befriend
How can stress be defined?
Correct sequence of phases of the general adaptation syndrome.
What is defined as a general propensity to deal with stressful events in a particular
1) Medical measures quality of like. How are they correlated w/ patients & relatives
However, medical measures are only weakly related to patients or relatives
assessments of quality of life. In fact, one classic study of hypertension found t
Early Social Structure and Strain
Theories of Crime
Emphasizes differences among groups
Disregard biology and psychology
Assume crime is caused by way society
is structurally organized
Examples of Social Institutions:
CHS 3501L CRIME SCENE ANALYSIS Post Lab
Transcribe all the notes that you wrote in your lab notebook into a word document - including all the
questions and their answers and anything else you recorded. You must turn this in online and also
turn in a physi
The infant mortality rate in the United States
A. is higher than that in most western European countries.
B. is twice as high for black infants as for white infants.
C. may be associated with inequities in access to health care.
D. All of
The interactions among behavioral, neuroendocrine, and immunological processes of adaptation are
referred to as
A. health psychology.
C. behavioral medicine.
D. psychosomatic medicine.
Natural killer cells
Exam 1 Review
Disease resulted when the four humors or circulating fluids of the
bodyblood, black bile, yellow bile, and phlegmwere out of
Unconscious conflicts produce physical disturbances such as