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  1. James-Lange theory
  2. health psychology
  3. Type A
  4. emotion
  5. Type B
  1. a a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
  2. b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
  3. c the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
  4. d Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
  5. e Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
  2. our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
  3. emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
  4. the two types of white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system : B lymphocytes form in the bone marrow and release antibodiesthat fight bacterial infections; T lymphocytes form in the thymus and other lymphatic tissue and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances.
  5. the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

5 True/False Questions

  1. feel-good, do-good phenomenonpeople's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.

          

  2. stressthe process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.

          

  3. facial feedbackFriedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.

          

  4. relative deprivationan interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.

          

  5. well-beinga response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.

          

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