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Intimate Relationships Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Love and Why It Matters

Quiz 1 :

Love and Why It Matters

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In a study of identical twins,where one twin was divorced and the other was not,the children of the divorced twin experienced more emotional difficulties compared to their cousins from the intact family of the other twin.Given the results of this study,we can conclude that the effects of divorce on children are
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In a study of 4,800 U.S.households (Rank & Hirschl,1999),children with unmarried parents were more likely to experience severe poverty compared to black children or children with heads of household who completed less than 12 years of school.What can we conclude from this study?
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According to the textbook,family disruptions cost the United Kingdom approximately $58 billion per year in housing,social services,crime,and lost tax revenue.This is an example of
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D

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In close relationships,who is having the most sex?
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Diana,who is 4 years old,has been biting and scratching her playmates in preschool.What might you suspect as a possible cause of this behavior?
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Regarding the research on links between relationship status and mental and physical health,what can we conclude?
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In a study of couples where one spouse had congestive heart failure,researchers found that patients in happier relationships were less likely to die in the 4 years following the study.What does this study illustrate?
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)study showed that threat-related brain structures are deactivated when women hold their husbands' hands,and,in another study,relationship communication predicted how long people may survive after a diagnosis of congestive heart failure.Why were the two different studies contrasted in the text?
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Married versus unmarried couples differ in terms of their well-being.Although it could be that being married provides benefits that lead to increases in well-being,it is also possible that this is a "selection effect." A selection effect occurs when
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Tremayne and Jose have both been married to their partners for 30 years.Tremayne has continued to feel satisfied in his relationship with his wife;Jose,on the other hand,has found he has become less satisfied in his relationship over time.Both men suffer from congestive heart failure and are participating in a study of relationships and health.Based on material presented in the textbook,who would you expect to live longer?
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Under what circumstances would something have a "protection effect"?
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In one study of how love is experienced and perceived in the United States and China,researchers compared the lyrics of popular love songs from each country.In another study of how love is experienced and perceived in the United States and China,researchers interviewed young adults about their views on love.What can be concluded from these two studies?
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Evidence for the idea that relationships act as a form of social control was found in a study of cocaine use among men.In this study the only group of men that showed an increase in cocaine use was men who were __________ at baseline and were __________ two years later.
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In a study of couples where one spouse had congestive heart failure,researchers evaluated relationship quality and whether it was related to mortality rates (death)in a 4-year period.What did the researchers find?
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According to your textbook,relationship quality
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In an MRI study,women were told they would either have a 20 percent chance of electric shock after being shown a red X on a video monitor or no chance of electric shock after being shown a blue O while holding hands with an intimate partner,a stranger,or no one.What did the authors of the study find?
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Parents' relationship conflicts are associated with which of the following in children?
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Results from cross-cultural studies of American and Chinese young adults show that
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Parents' relationships are associated with their children's behavior.Which of the following is NOT a difference between children of happy versus unhappy marriages?
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Hari,Adam,and Neela went snowboarding and neglected to apply sunscreen.Now they all have blisters on their faces.Hari lives with his romantic partner and they have a good relationship,Adam is in a difficult relationship,and Neela has just broken up with her romantic partner.Given what you know about health and relationships,what can we say about their recovery?
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