Health Psychology Biopsychosocial Interactions

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Quiz 6 :

Health-Related Beahviour and Health Promotion

Quiz 6 :

Health-Related Beahviour and Health Promotion

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Match one of the following with the examples in the following questions : -Dr. Peterson gives her patients a new toothbrush and tasty mouthwash for attending regular dental checkups.
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Match the following with a characteristic found . -Involves spiraling toward successful change.
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Match one of the following with the examples in the following questions : -Jonathan took up golf because his fellow executives all played, and his wife Cheryl started taking walks because her friends in the neighbourhood go on walks.
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Sick role behaviour as defined in the text would describe an individual who seeks out treatment for the purpose of getting well.
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Match one of the following with the examples in the following questions : -Priscilla got sick the first time she tried a cigarette and never smoked again.
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Match the following with a characteristic found . -When desires and preferences influence judgments about new information.
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Changing health habits is likely to reduce mortality rates only partially.
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Dan is caught smoking by his parents, who are psychologists. His parents decide to make Dan stay in his room so that the behaviour will stop. This is an example of negative reinforcement.
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Match one of the following with the examples in the following questions : -When Claude is under stress he experiences heartburn, which he relieves through the use of antacids.
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People's health habits are extremely stable and do not change over time.
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Across their life span, people's preventive needs and goals tend to remain fairly constant.
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Match one of the following with the examples in the following questions : -Jen was placed on medication to control her high blood pressure. After several weeks, she could feel no difference so she stopped taking her pills.
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Fear-arousing warnings, such as those found on packs of cigarettes, are a special case of loss-framed messages.
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Mohammed has just begun thinking about quitting smoking cigarettes. Although he is thinking about changing, according to the stages of change model, if he were to actually attempt a quit effort at this point his chances of success are slim.
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Worksite wellness programs such as the Live for Life program have been shown to reduce health risk behaviours, job stress, absenteeism, and medical claims.
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The Health Belief Model proposes that people will take some health-related action if a threat is perceived and if the perceived benefits of acting outweigh the perceived costs.
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Match the following with a characteristic found . -Health behaviours are determined by the perceived seriousness of the threat and perceived cost of the behaviour.
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Match the following with a characteristic found . -The view that health challenges may be perceived as either a threat or opportunity.
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Match the following with a characteristic found . -As applied to health behaviours, interested in studying intentions that are determined by attitudes regarding the behaviour, the influence of beliefs of others, and ability to control a behaviour.
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Biological factors and poverty have only a small impact on health promotion programs with diverse populations.
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