5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- coronary heart disease
- two-factor theory
- facial feedback
- Type B
- Type A
- a Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
- b the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- c the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
- d Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
- e the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- 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).
- a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- 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
general adaptation syndrome (GAS) → Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) → literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
relative deprivation → the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
lymphocytes → 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.
behavioral medicine → an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.