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Psychology Chapter 3

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Psychology chapter 3 quizpsychology in action 9th ed. (huffman)

  
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1.  According to your text, stress is _______.
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2.  Life changes may affect health because they _______.
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3.  A bad marriage, poor working conditions, and an intolerable political climate are all examples of possible ______.
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4.  An example of a(n) _____ conflict world be trying to decide which of two equally good concerts to attend on a Friday night.
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5.  Research has shown that ____ can permanently damage the hippocampus, a key part of the brain involved in memory.
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6.  Which is NOT a factor know to contribute to the onset of cancer?
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7.  A heart attack is _______.
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8.  A laid back, calm, relaxed attitude toward life are characteristic of ________.
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9.  Hardy people see changes as _____.
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10.  People who survive a horrific attack or personal tragedy may develop _____.
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11.  ________ studies how biological, psychological, and social factors interact in health and illness.
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12.  Why do young people start smoking?
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13.  If you wanted to help teenagers stop smoking, you should emphasize the _______.
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14.  The American Medical Association considers ____ to be the most dangerous and damaging of all drugs.
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15.  Which of the following statements is true?
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16.  Naturally produced brain chemicals that reduce pain perception are called _______.
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17.  During ______, we assess our resources and choose a coping method.
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18.  _____ deals directly with a stressor to decrease or eliminate it.
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19.  Which of the following is a good resource for effectively coping with stress?
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20.  _____ refers to a person's belief that life's circumstance are under his or her internal, person control or outside, external factors.
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21.  An unpleasant state of tension resulting from a blocked goal is called ________.
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22.  ____ is a forced choice between two or more incompatible goals.
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23.  Approach-avoidance conflicts are caused by _______.
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24.  The SAM system _________.
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25.  Hans Selye described a generalized physiological reaction to severe stressors that he called the ______.
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26.  _______ is an interdisciplinary field that studies the effects of psychological factors on the immune system.
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27.  Chest pain due to an insufficient blood supply to the heart is called _______.
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28.  Having a Type A personality is associated with _______.
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29.  Hardiness is _____.
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30.  An increase in acetylcholine and norepinephrine is associated with _____.
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31.  Once you begin smoking, you continue because ______.
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32.  Chronic pain from tension headaches and lower back pain has been effectively treated with ______.
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33.  Chronic pain is frequently ___________.
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34.  Deciding if a situation is harmful, threatening, or challenging is known as ________.
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35.  When you manage your emotional reaction to stress, you are using _________.
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36.  Taking this practice test is a(n) _______ form of coping.
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37.  Compared to nonprocrastinators, students who procrastinate on class assignments _______.
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38.  A(n) _____ locus of control is associated with better coping skills.
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39.  John has been diagnosed with hypertension and is making no attempts to follow his doctor's advice because he thinks he has little or no power over his health.  John is likely to have a(n) ______.
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40.  _______ helps people recognize the difference between tense and relaxed muscles.
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