Health Psychology Biopsychosocial Interactions

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

An Overview of Psychology and Health

Quiz 1 :

An Overview of Psychology and Health

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Match one of the following with descriptions given in question -Called "the father of medicine," his humoral theory for the origin of disease was influential for centuries.
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Match one of the following with descriptions given in question -He was among the Greek philosophers to propose that the mind and body are separate entities.
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Match the following with descriptions given in question -Provides direct service to patients in the management of their illnesses or engages in research and teaching.
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"Risk factors" are those biological or behavioral characteristics that are known to cause a disease.
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Quasi‑experimental designs allow us to make causal conclusions from existing groups.
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Match the following with descriptions given in question -Concerned with the incidence and prevalence of illnesses.
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Today, accidental injury is the leading cause of death in children and adolescents in Canada.
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Match the following with descriptions given in question -Organizes health education or provides community health services.
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One of the goals of health psychology is to have an effect on public policy.
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Match one of the following with descriptions given in question -He described in mechanical terms the functioning of the body's actions and sensations such as pain.
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Advances in medical treatment were responsible for a sharp decrease in infectious diseases at the turn of the 20th century.
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Match the following with descriptions given in question -May conduct studies of health care services and how they are organized.
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In the past, practitioners of psychosomatic medicine generally used a psychoanalytic model to explain a physical symptom.
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Match the following with descriptions given in question -May conduct studies on the medical practices in different cultures.
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During the Middle Ages, the influence of the Church resulted in many major advancements in medical knowledge.
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The "systems" approach assumes simple systems are embedded within complex systems.
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The biopsychosocial model of health and illness is actually an extension of the biomedical model.
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Although sociocultural research has found differences in health beliefs across cultures, disease patterns themselves do not differ.
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Match one of the following with descriptions given in question -From his work, which included dissection, this second century physician felt that pathologies could be localized in parts of the body.
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Match one of the following with descriptions given in question -An Italian philosopher, he saw the mind and body as an interrelated unit.
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