Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 9 :
Stress and Disease

Quiz 9 :
Stress and Disease

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A female student is driving to school when another driver nearly hits her. Her heart begins beating harder and faster as she becomes aroused and scared. Which of the following stages of the general adaptation syndrome is she experiencing?
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A

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Exhaustion occurs if stress continues and _____ is not successful.
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C

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A student arrives at school to find that he or she has an exam for which the student is unprepared. Which physiological response would be expected?
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D

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A 10-year-old female is arriving at a national spelling bee contest. Her heart starts beating faster and harder, and she begins to sweat. Which of the following is she experiencing?
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Which of the following hormones enhances myocardial contractility?
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A 35-year-old male is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumour of the adrenal medulla. He experiences elevated blood pressure and increased anxiety. Which of the following hormones is the predominant one released by the tumour?
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Stress induces sympathetic stimulation of the adrenal medulla. This causes the secretion of catecholamines, which include:
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A nurse recalls that stress-induced stimulation of the adrenal cortex causes it to secrete:
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What does stress-induced catecholamine release from the adrenal medulla result in?
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When a patient is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumour of the adrenal cortex, which physiological response might also occur?
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When assessing the effects of elevated β-endorphins in a patient, which of the following should the nurse monitor?
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After teaching about coping, which information indicates a correct understanding?
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When a patient uses repression to deal with psychological stress, which of the following assessment findings should the nurse monitor for? (Select all that apply.)
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