4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- is a field of psychology that contributes to behavioral medicine.
- is any circumstance that may be real or perceived and threatens one's well-being.
- People with optimistic (compared to pessimistic) explanatory style tend to have more control over stressors, cope better with stressful events, have better moods and have a stronger immune system.
- regular religious attendance has been a reliable predictor of a longer life span with a reduced risk of dying.
3 True/False questions
Type A → personality laid back, easy going... much less likely to have heart attacks and coronary complications.
Type B → more physiologically reactive when placed in stressful circumstances. These people are time-conscious, motivated, verbally aggressive and easily angered. Hostility and anger have been shown to be highly related to risk for coronary artery disease and heart attack, even when taking into account other known risk factors.
what is the stress response system? → regular religious attendance has been a reliable predictor of a longer life span with a reduced risk of dying.