← Unit 8B Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Type B
- behavioral medicine
- a 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.
- b an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- c emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- d a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- e Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
- people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
- literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
health psychology → emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
polygraph → 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).
psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) → the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
coronary heart disease → the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
James-Lange theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.