4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- Research with rats and humans has indicated that absence of control over stressors is a predictor of health problems.
- Modifying Type A life-style can reduce recurrence of heart attacks.
- Canon proposed that stress response (fast) was a fight-or-flight response marked by outpour of epinephrine and norepinephrine from inner adrenal glands.
- personality laid back, easy going... much less likely to have heart attacks and coronary complications.
3 True/False questions
Type A → 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.
social support → supportive family members, marriage partners, and close friends help people cope with stress. their immune functioning calms the cardiovascular system and lowers blood pressure.
Biofeedback → system uses electronic devices to inform people about their physiological responses, and gives them the chance to bring their response into a healthier range.