Health Psychology Biopsychosocial Interactions

Psychology

Quiz 4 :

Stress, Biopsychosocial Factors, and Illness

Quiz 4 :

Stress, Biopsychosocial Factors, and Illness

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Match the concept with the characteristics listed in question -Marked by believing one is responsible for successes and failures.
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Current research suggests there is little connection between moderate stress and later development of cancer.
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Cognitive control strategies involve taking concrete actions to reduce the impact of a stressor.
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False

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Pessimists are likely to adopt a set of internal-stable-global attributions to explain negative life events.
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Match the disorder with the characteristics in question -Results from the constriction and dilation of blood vessels, and may be preceded by an aura.
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Match the disorder with the characteristics in question -May result in a "heart attack" due to the narrowing of the coronary arteries by fatty plaques.
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Essential or primary hypertension is the result of a disorder in a body system such as the kidneys.
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Match the concept with the characteristics listed in question -Involves high levels of self-esteem, personal control, and optimism.
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Informational support includes direct assistance such as when people lend money.
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Tension headaches are muscular in origin and involve a slow progression.
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Match the concept with the characteristics listed in question -A behaviour pattern marked by a sense of time urgency, hostility and self- critical competitiveness.
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Match the disorder with the characteristics in question -Heart flutters or fibrillation.
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If individuals believe that they are capable of coping with an illness, their recovery is not statistically affected by the addition of social support.
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Obesity, alcohol use, low levels of physical activity and a positive family history of hypertension are all related to the development of hypertension.
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Match the disorder with the characteristics in question -Medically defined as blood pressure exceeding 140/90.
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The Structured Interview for assessing Type A behaviour is widely used because of its ease of administration and low cost.
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Match the concept with the characteristics listed in question -Children with these characteristics are able to resist the adversities of life and grow up well-adjusted even in extreme conditions.
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At the present time, all the research evidence indicates that hardiness is linked to good health.
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Match the concept with the characteristics listed in question -The belief that one can influence events in their lives and have a sense of purpose or involvement in the events of their lives.
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Release of hormones such as the catecholamines and corticosteroids appear related to atherosclerosis as well as diminished immune system functioning.
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