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  1. coronary heart disease
  2. adaption-level phenomenon
  3. psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)
  4. lymphocytes
  5. feel-good, do-good phenomenon
  1. a our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
  2. b the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
  3. c 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.
  4. d the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
  5. e people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
  2. 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.
  3. an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
  4. the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
  5. a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.

5 True/False questions

  1. Type AFriedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.

          

  2. polygrapha 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. catharsisthe process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.

          

  4. emotionthe process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.

          

  5. stressFriedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.