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  1. catharsis
  2. well-being
  3. lymphocytes
  4. general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
  5. coronary heart disease
  1. a emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
  2. b Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
  3. c self-perceived happiness or satisfaction with life. Used along with measure of objective well-being (for example, physical and economic indicators) to evaluate people's quality of life.
  4. d 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. e the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
  2. Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
  3. the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
  4. the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
  5. the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.

5 True/False questions

  1. James-Lange theorythe theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.

          

  2. psychophysiological illnessthe study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.

          

  3. feel-good, do-good phenomenonour tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.

          

  4. polygraphFriedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.

          

  5. health psychologyemotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.

          

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