PSY Final Exam - Ch 10
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Which of the following choices is the best example of a traumatic stressor?
a. Getting a newborn pet
b. Receiving a poor grade on an assignment
c. Being exposed to life or death combat
d. Going on a rollercoaster
being exposed to life or death combat
What is being defined below?
Behavior pattern characterized by impatience, time urgency, competitiveness, and hostility.
a. Type B Behavior
b. Type A Behavior
c. the resistant stage
d. the adaptation stage
type a behavior
Using the four types of conflict, which one describes the scenario below the best?
" Jasmine came home from a long day of school and was offered two chores by her grandmother in order for her to watch Disney+: clean the oven in the kitchen or scrub the floors in the living room."
b. Multiple approach
d. None of the above
T-stressors typically include which kind of events in someone's life?
a. potential life threatening events
b. stage fright leading to embarrassment
c. hassles of everyday life
d. poor ability to relate to others
potential life threatening events
Caitlyn has a runny nose, cough, and chills. She went on WebMD and inputted her symptoms. The website diagnosed her with acid reflux. Which of the following Psychological factors relates to this scenario?
a. Type A Personality
b. General Adaption Syndrome
c. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
d. Hypochondriac Syndrome
In Hans Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome _____ is the stage in which a body attempts to adjust to stress.
a. Alarm Stage
b. Resistance Stage
c. Exhaustion Stage
d. Corticophin Stage
True or False. In avoidance-avoidance conflicts, you face two opposing goals, both of which are unpleasant.
Uncontrolled growth of body cells that invade surrounding tissue and spread to other parts of the body.
a. Malignant tumor
c. Fat tumor
True or False. When immigrants face acculturative stress from transition to life in the United States, adjusting to the demands of the larger culture while maintaining one's own ethnic identity is associated with better psychological adjustment.
Persistent emotional arousal may damage the cardiovascular system due to the effects of which stress hormones?
d. Both A and B
Both A and B
Which of the following is not a psychological factor of mental illness?
c. Physical abuse as a child
Caden is in a mall where there is an armed man. He tackles the man to the ground and throws the gun to the side. This is an example of
a. Flight Response
b. Fight Response
c. Reactive Response
d. Proactive Response
What percentage of trauma survivors go on to develop PTSD?
True or False. Viral STD's are curable.
True or False. Family history is not a factor when it comes to heart disease.
A disease in which the flow of blood to the heart becomes insufficient to meet its needs
c. Yellow fever
Which of the following is an approach-approach conflict?
a. Choosing between keeping a baby or putting it up for adoption
b. Whether or not to spend your spring break in Mexico or California
c. To do chores or homework
d. Spend Christmas at your mother or father's house
Whether or not to spend your spring break in Mexico or California
What are lymphocytes?
a. A type of vaccination shot
b. The hormone involved in the alarm stage of stress
c. White blood cells that fight against disease
d. Hormones released by the pineal class
white blood cells that fight against disease
How many types of conflicts exist?
Choosing between Mexico and the Caribbean. What kind of conflict is it ?
a. Approach-approach conflict.
b. Avoidance- avoidance conflict.
c. Approach-avoidance conflict.
d. Multiple approach-avoidance conflict.
True or False. The more active you are the higher the risk of developing coronary heart disease.
Which type of behavior is most strongly related to coronary heart disease such as hostility?
a. Type A
b. Type B
c. Type C
d. Type D
Any chemical or substance that is identified as being Foreign to the body is known as:
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