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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. A problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functioning
  2. The body's resting rate of energy expenditure
  3. The form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When its level is low, we feel hunger
  4. An eating disorder to which a person diets and becomes significantly underweight, yet, still feeling fat, continues to starve
  5. Significant binge-eating episodes, followed by distress, disgust, or guilt, but without the compensatory purging, fasting, or excessive exercise that marks bulimia nervosa
  6. Sex hormones secreted in greater amounts by females than by males and contributing to female sex characteristics

5 True/False questions

  1. MotivationA need or desire that energizes and directs behavior


  2. Set PointThe point at which an individuals "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. When the body falls below this weight, an increase in hunger and a lowered metabolic rate may act to restore the lost weight


  3. Hierarchy of NeedsMaslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher-level safety needs and then psychological needs become active


  4. Bulimia NervosaAn eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of high-calorie foods, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise


  5. Sexual Response CycleThe four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson - excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution