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  1. adaption-level phenomenon
  2. behavioral medicine
  3. two-factor theory
  4. health psychology
  5. catharsis
  1. a emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
  2. b our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
  3. c the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
  4. d a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
  5. e an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
  2. Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
  3. 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. the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
  5. the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. facial feedbackthe effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.


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


  4. relative deprivationthe perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.


  5. lymphocytesthe 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.