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Psychology in Your Life Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 11 :
Health and Well-Being

Quiz 11 :
Health and Well-Being

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Health psychologists investigate
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Thoughts and behaviors affect the environment.The environment affects human biology. In turn,biology affects behavior.This description fits the ________ model of health psychology.
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Sarah is trying to be the healthiest person she can possibly be and feel satisfied with life. Sarah is focusing on her
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Health psychologists investigate how genetics,behaviors,and social support influence health. This approach of focusing on multiple areas to understand health and well-being is central to The ________ model.
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Compared with the medical model of health,the biopsychosocial model approach to health and well-being
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Dr.Haverford suggests to her client that her mood problems stem from problems with the neurotransmitter serotonin.Dr.Haverford mentions nothing about social or behavioral factors That may be related to mood.To understand her client's problems,Dr.Haverford seems to Be using the ________ model.
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Dr.Arzun is using the biopsychosocial model as a frame of reference for understanding heart disease.Based on this,she will most likely recommend that a client with heart Disease use ________ to treat the illness.
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Aline is sitting in a physician's office and has just been told that a nurse will be coming in to measure her BMI.Aline is not familiar with the term BMI and starts to panic.How should her Mother reassure her about BMI tests?
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A BMI should be calculated before one can accurately conclude that a person is
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After finishing six pieces of toast with butter,Sally prepares a batch of brownies while eating large bowls of ice cream,yogurt,and cottage cheese.She then eats half a bag of cookies,an Entire pizza,and three baked potatoes,even though she does not feel hungry.After eating,she Feels guilty,ashamed,and sad but does not vomit or make any other efforts to eliminate the Calories she consumed.Sally appears to meet criteria for
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Which of the following statements is true about dieting behavior?
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Dieting as a method of controlling weight has proved ineffective in part because
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Claude Bouchard found that identical twins have similar weights regardless of whether they are raised together or apart.This study provides evidence for the idea that
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Your sister has been quite thin ever since the eighth grade,but she expresses a great fear of becoming fat and is always looking for ways to lose more weight.Based on this,she is most Likely experiencing
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Which of the following is a major risk factor for heart disease?
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Research in different cultural contexts reveals that obesity is
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For which of the following groups would an eating disorder,such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa,be most typical?
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The body mass index (BMI) of an adopted child will be ________ related to the BMI of the adoptive parents and ________ related to the BMI of the biological parents.
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In a study described in your textbook,100 healthy men volunteered to experience semistarvation.After six months of participating in the study,the men
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Dora is a moderately obese woman with a full figure.However,Dora is not confronted with social stigma about being overweight.On the contrary,she is often complimented on How attractive she is.Dora
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