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
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?
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
For the book review assignment, I chose to read and review The Overworked
American written by Juliet Schor. I chose this book specifically because I felt that it perfectly
related to my life, as well as anyone
50 First Dates
1. The Title of the movie is 50 First Dates. This movie is about a man named Henry Roth
whom finds a woman that catches his attention at a caf. His goal is to get to know her
and hopes to explore a potential relationship. When he finally is
Parks and Recreation are fulfilled through play, recreation, leisure, and flow.
Play occurs when it is voluntary and intrinsically rewarding. Recreation is the
activity that is participated in. Leisure is unobligated time, state of being, and
Accessibility Assignment Paper
October 26th, 2015
ACCESSIBILTY ASSIGNMENT, 1
Accessibility is defined as the ability a disabled person can negotiate part of a building or
structure. With 20% of the American population havin
Running head: MATERNAL EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL COMPETENCE
The Relation Between Mothers Attitudes Toward Maternal Employment and Social Competence of 36Month-Olds: The Roles of Maternal Psychological Well-Being and Sensitivity
Young Eun Chang
Questions 1-8 (Questions 4-8 done with nephew Mike, age 12)
1. Dear, from now on will you do me a favor and not speak to me in that manner, even when
youre unhappy with me?
2. I have a problem with the way you speak to
The program I found is called Florida Disabled Outdoors Association, which is based in Tallahassee,
Florida. It involves basketball which plays a vital part in my life, since Ive been coaching youth basketball
for 5 years now. Disabled Sports USA is a non
Humoral theory - Disease resulted when the four humors or circulating
fluids (blood, black bile, yellow bile, and phlegm) of the body were out
conversion and hysteria- (Sigmund Freud) - specific unconscious conflicts can produce part
the process of secondary appraisal and primary appraisal
- When individuals confront a new or changing environment they engage in primary appraisal to determine the meaning of the event.
- Events may be appraised as positive, neutral,
1. medical measures of quality of life
and how they are correlated with patients and relatives assessment (hypertension)
- Medical measure are only weakly related to patients or relatives assessments of quality of life.
- Some illnesses and treatments are
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
For my article review, I chose to review Reexamining the relationship between leisure
and stress among older adults. My article is directly focused upon using a participant-driven
experiment to determine whe
1. B- I agree with the author. I feel that it is better for children to be informed, especially
from a person with first-hand experience, so they know how to handle meeting and
interacting with people with disabilities.
2. B- I agree with the authors answ
Words to know: CBT, self-efficacy, reinforcement, stimulus
decline in acute infectious disorders but an increase in preventable disorders
Health promotion- good health is a personal and collective achievement
o How to achieve a
0.2 out of 0.2 points
_ was the youngest person ever to win a Nobel Peace
Prize for the devotion of his lifes work to the civil rights movement.
a. Dr. Martin Luther
0.2 out of 0.2 points
_ are defined as
A. The failure cycle refers to how teens react to negative events in their lives. This involves the process
of the event, the thought, the feeling, and the behavior.
B. The Think-Feel-Do Cycle consider how four separate aspects of a teens motivation are r
1. An adapted activity that stood out to me was the wheelchair basketball. I currently coach youth
basketball, and have been for the past 5 years, so I know how difficult the sport. To see
individuals with disabilities taking part in the same sport, and e
Psych Health & Illness Test Review on Stress Chapter 6
1. Secondary appraisal involves what?
2. What is the Tend and befriend response to stress?
3. What does research suggest about individual diff in reactivity to stress, what are
they related to