Stress Management Chapter 14

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Reasons that interfere with someone engaging in behaviors that he or she wishes to engage in are called
Barriers
"I can take charge of my own health" is a statement made by someone exhibiting a(n)
Internal locus of control
Rewarding yourself with concert tickets for staying on your exercise routine for two weeks is known as
Material reinforcement
Something as simple as a smile from another individual is a form of
Social reinforcement
__________ offers you a way to maximize your success in a behavior change program by allowing you to fit the change into your particular circumstances
Tailoring
"Because I broke my goal of not smoking a cigarette today, I won't watch Seinfeld tonight" is an example of
Self-contracting
All the activities in which people engage are called
Lifestyle behaviors
A barrier to your success in reducing your weight would be
When a friend drops by with a favorite high-calorie dessert
If you begin a new exercise program by exercising for 20 minutes one day each week and gradually increase the number of days you exercise, then increase the duration of each session, you are adopting a process known as
Shaping
Perceived susceptibility, perceived severity, perceived benefits, perceived barriers, cues and confidence are constructs of what
Health Belief Model
One's opinion of how effective the recommended health behavior is in reducing the risk or seriousness of a condition, disease or illness is
Perceived benefit
Cues to action include
Strategies to activate and encourage healthy behaviors
Variables associated with Goal Setting Theory include
All of these
Core properties of effective goal setting include
All of these
Proximal and distal goals, self-monitoring, social support and self-efficacy are all part of which diet program
Weight Watchers
An important first step in changing behavior is identifying which behaviors need changing
True
Behavioral intention is the perceived likelihood of performing a behavior and is best indicated when we are specific, not general, about a behavior change
True
Using some type of reward increases the likelihood that healthy behaviors will be repeated
True
Tailoring is most easily accomplished by a friend, family member, or someone close to the individual, since they know what is best for me
False
According to the Stages of Change Theory, recognizing the stage that you are in will help you strategize to take charge of your stress-related behavior
True
Verbal persuasion has the ability to produce long lasting changes and bolster personal confidence
True
Stages of Change theory recognizes that people are at different stages in terms of their readiness to change their health behavior
True
Self-efficacy is an important construct of the Goal Setting Theory
True
Goal setting theory explains how health behavior is a function of one's perception
False
The Health Belief Model explains how goals can be attained by recognizing variables effecting goal achievement
False
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