5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- adaption-level phenomenon
- behavioral medicine
- two-factor theory
- health psychology
- a emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- b our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- c the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
- d a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- e an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
- Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
- 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.
- the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
- the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
5 True/False questions
psychophysiological illness → the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
facial feedback → the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
Type B → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
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.