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College Abnormal Psychology: Chapter 15 Quiz
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Which of the following statements about coronary heart disease (CHD) is true?
CHD is the leading cause of death among men and women.
When does obstructive sleep apnea occur?
When airflow is stopped due to a narrow airway or an obstruction in the airway.
Which of the following is NOT one of the three components of Type A behavior pattern?
Predictability of reactions
_____ therapy involves initially limiting the amount of time insomniacs can try to sleep in the night.
Compared to Asians and Asian Americans, European Americans benefit more from:
explicit forms of seeking social support.
An individual who has insomnia at least three nights per week for at least three months is likely to be diagnosed with ______.
Dreaming occurs during the:
rapid eye movement sleep.
Hostile people have greater secretion of the stress-related biochemicals known as:
According to studies, which of the following is generally true of pessimistic people?
They see negative events as their fault.
After an adult has been asleep for an hour or so, the EEG becomes very active. This stage is known as:
Which of the following refers to a sleep-wake disorder that occurs along with insomnia?
When a person closes his or her eyes and relaxes, the brain waves characteristically show a regular pattern of 8 to 12 hertz. These waves are known as:
Which of the following is true of the effects of sleep deprivation?
It is cumulative in nature.
A strong cultural value in many Hispanic groups is _____, or prioritizing the respect and care of one's family over one's individual needs.
Which of the following involves repeated episodes of upper-airway blockage during sleep?
Obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome
The goals of guided mastery techniques are to increase people's skills as well as their:
Sleepwalking and sleep terrors belong to a general category called:
disorders of arousal.
Both depression and coronary heart disease (CHD) are linked to genes that alter the functioning of the:
Which of the following is true of sleepwalking?
It occurs during NREM sleep.
Administering _____ at prescribed times during the day has been shown to enhance shifts of circadian rhythms in individuals with delayed sleep phase type, jet lag type, and shift work type circadian rhythm disorder.
According to Harvey, _____ maintain insomnia.
Which of the following involves recurrent attacks of an irrepressible need to sleep, lapses into sleep, or naps occurring within the same day?
Since 1990, more people have died from _____ than from any other cause.
coronary heart disease
Lionel is two years old. His communication is severely impaired. He appears withdrawn and unresponsive to affection. He is most likely to be diagnosed with:
When a man has frequent and unexpected panic attacks, he is suffering from an anxiety disorder known as " "
categorical vs. dimensional approach to diagnosis
Hyperactive brain circuits that detect danger are the most associated with what?
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