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Doing Health Psychology

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Doing Health Psychology

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Which of the following is FALSE?
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Lu and colleagues (2017) evaluated the benefits of expressive writing among Chinese-speaking breast cancer survivors in the U.S.There were two conditions of expressive writing with different directions and a control group who wrote about the facts of having cancer.This would be considered ______.
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B

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The proportion of the population that has a particular disease at a particular time refers to ______.
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B

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Dr.Chew studied the frequency of new cases of the HPV virus in adolescents in the U.S.during a 2018.He was studying ______.
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The p value, or probability value, is influenced by ______.
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This is one critical factor in a research study that can make previously insignificant changes significant.
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Dr.Oliver is investigating whether depression is a determinant of the development of cardiovascular disease.To measures the strength of the relation between depression and cardiovascular disease, she would use a(n) ______.
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Rates of smoking go up as SES goes down.This is an example of ______.
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Which is the strongest correlation listed?
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A researcher found that children reporting more depressive symptoms also had a greater percentage of body fat.This is an example of ______.
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When only the relation between two variables is tested (e.g., shift work and depressive symptoms), this is called a(n) ______.
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Dr.Galloti calculated a(n) ______, a statistic that measures the relation between two variables while controlling for a third variable.
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Upon reading the results section of a study, you see r =.38.The "r" refers to ______.
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Which of the following p values indicates the strongest significance?
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Experiments are powerful and help determine cause because the experimenter manipulates a variable between groups holding other factors constant.This manipulated variable is the ______.
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Sometimes researchers cannot manipulate some of the variables they are most interested in (e.g., having thyroid cancer).We use naturally occurring groups.This form of research is known as ______.
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Researchers look at how close to ______ their correlational value is and whether it is statistically significant.
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In an experimental design that investigates the effects of stress on heart rate in middle-age men, the dependent variable would be ______.
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Inactive substances that appear similar to the experimental drugs given to test the power of expectations are called ______.
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Students were told that they were part of a clinical trial, testing a new topical anesthetic, Trivaricane.They were told that it had proved effective in studies at other universities.In reality, it had NO medical properties.One index finger was rubbed with Trivaricane; the other index finger was left untreated.Next, a mildly painful electrical shock was administered to both fingers.After 1 minute, subjects were asked to rate the pain intensity.The result was an overwhelming decrease in pain for fingers treated with the Trivaricane.This is an example of ______.
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