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Human Development Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

Living Well: Stress, coping, and Life Satisfaction in Adulthood

Quiz 14 :

Living Well: Stress, coping, and Life Satisfaction in Adulthood

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The brain can be seen as the gatekeeper to stress with separate neurobiological systems linked to different emotional experiences and subsequent emotional responses.What type of response is associated with the behavioral-inhibition system?
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From the mid-1950s through the 1990s,Americans' per capita income and standard of living rose steadily and the rates of depression also rose.These concurrent effects are labeled which of the following?
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C

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Brenda and Louise are twin sisters who each married 20 years ago.Brenda and her husband run a small piano tuning business.They have had a small,loyal customer base,and their modest but adequate income has not changed over time.Louise and her husband each work for a corporation,and their incomes have steadily increased over the last 20 years allowing them to increase their standard of living.Assuming that Brenda and Louise began their married lives equally happy,and based on their income histories alone,what would you predict about the subjective well-being of Brenda and Louise today?
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C

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What does research show about social relationships and their effect on life satisfaction?
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Which one of the following terms is defined as an individual's "personal expressiveness" and feeling a sense of purpose,growth,and mastery?
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Coping with stressors encompasses processes that need to accommodate or address which of the following?
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In research studies,the term subjective well-being (SWB)is often used synonymously with which of the following terms?
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Psychological resilience factors serve a protective function in the face of hardship and loss.The conservation of resources (COR)theory supports the development of these resilience factors that include which one of the following?
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Based on studies of religiosity and personality,Piedmont and colleagues suggest a sixth personality trait (in addition to the BIG 5 from the five factor model of personality).What is this sixth personality trait?
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According to information gleaned from global studies of five dimensions of well-being,which country is called "chronically happy" and ranked highest (among 89 countries)in the dimensions of "well-being" and "low negative feelings"?
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In addition to overall life satisfaction,what other factors are commonly incorporated in measurements of SWB (subjective well-being)?
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In what ways do personality traits correlate with measures of subjective well-being (SWB)?
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In terms of psychological well-being,self-realization is best interpreted as which of the following?
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During stressful events or chronic stress situations,the body responds in the following ways EXCEPT:
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Daniel is very extraverted.He admits that he is not comfortable unless surrounded by other people,and he energetically pursues activities that require the company of others.His cousin Bill,about the same age,is very introverted.Bill is self-reflective and prefers more solitary pursuits.Based on these personality characteristics alone,what can you predict about the subjective well-being of Daniel and Bill?
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According to self-determination theory,what psychological needs should be fulfilled for an individual to have life satisfaction?
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Many individuals struggle with highly challenging life circumstances (such as a debilitating accident or the death of a loved one)and emerge with improvements in psychological functioning.What term identifies this phenomenon?
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What is the correlation between work (generativity)and well-being?
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Ryff and her colleagues identified six elements that fundamentally support psychological well-being,and they include all of the following EXCEPT:
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Material gain is seen as a source of well-being,yet rising incomes don't bring happiness and are often accompanied by depression or other health issues.Based on analyses,which of the following factors may help to explain this inverted outcome?
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