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Chapter 8 Practice Quiz
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Young children are more likely to require health services because
they develop a number of infectious diseases
Herpes is an example of the _____ model of illness.
Medical delay is more likely when a patient matches the profile of an average person with a given disease.
According to commonsense models of illness, which of the following statements describes a timeline?
the length of time that an illness is expected to last
Symptoms are more likely to be detected when
attention is directed toward the body
Lydia is experiencing severe stomach pains. Last week, she noticed blood in her urine. She feels fatigued and is increasingly unable to carry on with her daily routine. She researches her symptoms on the Internet, and many of her symptoms indicate that she may be at an early stage of developing a cancerous tumor. She concludes that she requires treatment but has not visited a doctor yet. Which of the following delay behaviors is Lydia displaying?
A symptom is likely to prompt an individual to seek treatment if
it affects a valued organ
_____ are convinced that normal bodily symptoms are indicators of illness.
The time that elapses between a person's calling for an appointment and his or her receiving appropriate medical care is known as
In a commonsense model, a person's symptoms, the treatments that result, and their implications for quality of life are referred to as a(n) ____ of the disease.
People who are anxious or neurotic are more likely to ignore physical symptoms and avoid seeking treatment.
Illness delay is the
time between the recognition that a symptom implies an illness and the decision to seek treatment
Keisha and Kathy are both sick with the flu. Keisha has been sick with the flu in the past and decides to wait a few days before seeking medical care. Kathy has never had the flu and seeks medical care immediately. The difference between Keisha and Kathy's reactions can be explained by
The notion that an illness may actually be reinforced because it exempts the individual from daily responsibilities is termed
Certain ethnic communities incorporate beliefs about the causes and cures of diseases that would be regarded as supernatural or superstitious by traditional medicine. This is characteristic of
lay referral networks
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