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Health Psychology Study Set 5

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

Psychoneuroimmunology, Aids, Cancer, and Arthritis Part 6 Toward the Future

Quiz 14 :

Psychoneuroimmunology, Aids, Cancer, and Arthritis Part 6 Toward the Future

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Evidence suggests support for the notion that immune functioning is impaired by
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D

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Academic stress has been associated with
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C

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Which of these is NOT a chronic psychosocial stressor?
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E

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Stress has been related to
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Psychoneuroimmunology refers to the interactions among behavioural, neuroendocrine, and immunological processes of adaptation.
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The links between social support and immune functioning
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HIV primarily attacks
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Intense, short-term stressors
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Research on relaxation for enhancing immunocompetence has found that ________ increased the number of circulating leukocytes and decreased cortisol.
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Studies of personality and coping styles have found that the stress-immune functioning relationship is moderated by
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Feelings of self-efficacy and the ability to exercise control over stressful events are associated with
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may mute the adverse effects of stress on the immune system.
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Studies have found impaired immune functioning among bereaved individuals, even if these individuals do not show evidence of depression.
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The quality of one's interpersonal relationships has been implicated in immunocompromise. Which of the following has NOT been found to be associated with physical and emotional illness?
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Loneliness has an adverse effect on immune functioning.
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can trigger apoptosis (cell death) of white blood cells.
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Studies with human subjects indicate that exposure to stressors is related to immunologic change.
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Psychoneuroimmunology refers to
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Impaired immune functioning has been found in samples of adults who have experienced short-term marital conflict, marital separation, and divorce.
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Evidence suggests that some of the adverse effects of depression on immunity may be mediated by
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