Psychology Themes and Variations Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

A: Stress,Coping,and Health

Quiz 14 :

A: Stress,Coping,and Health

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Which model states that physical illness is caused by a complex interaction of physical,mental,and external factors
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Because of changes in the way that health professionals think about physical illness over the last few decades,which model of illness has become dominant
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What is one reason that the field of health psychology has emerged
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What is NOT one of the concerns of health psychology
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How does your text define stress
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According to the definition of stress,what would NOT necessarily be considered stress
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What does research have to say about the general effect of everyday problems and the minor nuisances of life
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Why might minor stresses be more strongly related to mental health than major stressful events
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Mason is already late for an appointment when he nearly runs out of gas.At the gas station,he drips gas on his new shoes and there are no paper towels in the dispenser.Then his machine wouldn't read his credit card,so he had to pay cash.When Mason finally pulls out of the service station,the traffic is crawling because of an accident.What do we know about effects of inconveniences of this type
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Shelagh is feeling really stressed.Nothing out of the ordinary is going on,but she still feels like she's having a difficult time coping.It seems like all the little things are making her more stressed than they should-things like remembering to take out the recycling,the barking of the dog next door,and having to choose a dress for her cousin's wedding next week.Aubrey has all the same things going on in her life,but she is not feeling stressed at all.Why might Shelagh feel stressed,even though there are no major threats to her well-being
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Ted is very agitated about an upcoming presentation that he must give.His roommate doesn't understand why Ted is nervous because presentations are no big deal.Which statement does this example illustrate
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Fred was just asked to be the master of ceremonies at his brother's wedding.Public speaking terrifies him,so he perceives this as a very stressful event.What type of appraisal is Fred conducting
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Elaine is thinking about an upcoming event that she is worried about,and she is thinking about who she can call to help her.What type of appraisal is Elaine conducting
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Most of Conrad's friends consider him to be highly neurotic.What is also likely to be true about Conrad compared to his friends
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Which of the following is an example of an acute stressor
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What is the distinction between an acute stressor and a chronic stressor
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What does the term "frustration" refer to,in the context of stress research
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Virginia has wanted to be a physician for as long as she can remember,but she has been unable to gain entry to medical school.What is the term for what Virginia is experiencing
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Tatiana just finished entering her 10-page term paper into one of the computers in the university's computer lab.She clicks the "Save" command,and the computer unexpectedly freezes.When she reboots the computer,she discovers that all but the first two pages of her term paper have been lost.What is Tatiana most likely experiencing at this point in time
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Steve was excited when he finally landed the lead role in a play.He has been rehearsing for the past two months,but on the day that the play is scheduled to open,Steve awakens with a sore throat and is unable to speak.What is Steve most likely experiencing at this point
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