On the whole,persons who provide social support to others _______________ than those who do not provide social support.
A) live longer
B) have better mental health
C) have better physical health
D) All of these.
Some research has found that negative social interactions
A) damage well-being more than positive interactions improve it.
B) act as stress inoculation.
C) are not common in health situations.
D) occur but do not impact health or well-being.
Researchers investigating disclosure have found that subjects who freely express their feelings about traumatic events
A) show increased levels of physiological arousal.
B) have difficulty maintaining adequate levels of social support.
C) are no longer upset about the events after expressing themselves.
D) are less likely to have subsequent health problems.
Stress management programs
A) are best conducted on an individual basis by a licensed psychotherapist.
B) are effective in relieving psychological distress but are seldom used in the treatment of stress-related illnesses.
C) may be beneficial in controlling a broad array of stress-related disorders.
D) may be beneficial in controlling stress-related disorders and psychological distress, but have not yet been proven to be cost effective.