5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Type B
- feel-good, do-good phenomenon
- a the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
- b Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
- c people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
- d 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.
- e a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- 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).
- the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
5 True/False questions
psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) → literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
health psychology → a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
catharsis → emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
relative deprivation → the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
Type A → Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.