5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- psychophysiological illness
- general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
- adaption-level phenomenon
- health psychology
- feel-good, do-good phenomenon
- a our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- b a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- c literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- d Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
- e people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- 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.
- Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
5 True/False questions
Cannon-Bard theory → the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
well-being → a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
behavioral medicine → an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
catharsis → the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
stress → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.