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Abnormal Psychology Perspectives Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 18 :

Prevention and Mental Health Promotion in the Community

Quiz 18 :

Prevention and Mental Health Promotion in the Community

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All of the following distinguish community psychology from clinical psychology EXCEPT
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Primary prevention programs seek to __________,secondary prevention programs aim to __________ and tertiary programs aim to __________.
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All of the following are considered central mechanisms that can help people cope with adversity EXCEPT
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A

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What is resilience?
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Community psychology is necessary for prevention for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
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Katie's high school is involved in a special program designed to encourage the students to practice safe sex so as to reduce the likelihood of pregnancy and STIs.This program is an example of
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The Canadian Institute for Health Information recommends an ecological approach to mental health promotion,encouraging government to
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Which of the following is NOT a protective factor for mental health?
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The more general risk factors for poor mental health that __________ an individual has,the more an individual is to disorder.
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The four key characteristics of mental health promotion,identified by Cowen (1996)are:
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Which of the following is a personal characteristic that has often been associated with personal resilience?
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Community psychology had its roots in
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Prevention programs that target participants on the basis of known risk factors for certain mental health problems (which can be "internal" or external to the participant)are called
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In developing a disease prevention program,researchers working from a Public Health approach tend to focus on three components of the disease: characteristics of the __________,characteristics of the __________ and finally,the __________,or manner by which the disease is transmitted.
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The public health approach is characterized by all of the following steps EXCEPT
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The local high school has a program that attempts to provide teens with strategies to cope with peer pressures to drink and use drugs.This approach would be characteristic of
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Well-being tends to be the focus of mental health
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Which of the following statements is true?
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According to the ecological perspective,mental health problems can be viewed as having
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Reducing stressors while preparing individuals to better cope with stressors is the focus of
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