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  1. general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
  2. psychophysiological illness
  3. emotion
  4. relative deprivation
  5. two-factor theory
  1. a the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
  2. b Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
  3. c literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
  4. d the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
  5. e a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
  2. a machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes).
  3. the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
  4. emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
  5. our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Type BFriedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.

          

  2. behavioral medicinethe effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.

          

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

          

  4. coronary heart diseasethe clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

          

  5. facial feedbackthe effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.

          

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