Health Psychology Test #4

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Health Psychology Test #4

Test on HIV/AIDS, Cancer, and Health Disparities


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following cells are attacked during the asymptomatic stage of HIV infection.
    • A. 

      B Cells

    • B. 

      T Helper Cells

    • C. 

      Natural Killer Cells

    • D. 

      Memory B Cells

    • E. 

      Leukocytes

  • 2. 
    All of the following are symptoms of HIV except __________________.
    • A. 

      Skin rashes

    • B. 

      Short-term memory loss

    • C. 

      Loss of fingernails

    • D. 

      Fatigue

    • E. 

      They are all symptoms of HIV

  • 3. 
    Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) is a primary prevention method in the treatment of HIV/AIDS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    _______________ leads to abnormal cell growth.
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Carinogenesis

    • C. 

      Carcinoma

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What type of tumor invades surrounding tissue?
    • A. 

      Benign

    • B. 

      Malignant

    • C. 

      Automotive

    • D. 

      SHAAD

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    In the TNM staging system for cancer, the letter T in the acronym TNM stands for tumor size.  Which of the following are the correct descriptions for "N" and "M" (select 2 answers)?
    • A. 

      N: number of tumors in the body, whether malignant or benign.

    • B. 

      N: (lymph) nodes have been affected.

    • C. 

      M: malignant or benign tumor classification

    • D. 

      M: metastatic (has already mobilized) tumor

    • E. 

      One of the above choices is incorrect.

  • 7. 
    The term "chemo brain" refers to a byproduct of chemotherapy in that the patient
    • A. 

      May experience swelling of the hypothalamus and suffer some internal bleeding

    • B. 

      May be affected cognitively or emotionally

    • C. 

      May become addicted to chemotherapy treatments

    • D. 

      May lose motor control

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 8. 
    List examples of what is involved in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT).
  • 9. 
    Ischemia is a condition in which cells are robbed of oxygen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Coronary heart disease

    • B. 

      CVR

    • C. 

      Myocardial Infarction

    • D. 

  • 11. 
    According to the video we watched in class, why is it that women tend to die from heart attacks more than women?
  • 12. 
    List several atypical symptoms women suffer from before having a heart attack.
  • 13. 
  • 14. 
    90% of hypertension is unknown in origin (the remaining five percent occurs due to failures of the kidney to regulate blood pressure).Hypertension unknown in origin is also known as _____________ hypertension.
  • 15. 
    What are five lifestyle modifications a person can make to decrease their risk of cardiovascular disease and what specific effects to their arteries does each change make?(HINT:  three are related to one's diet).
  • 16. 
    Type I diabetes ____________________
    • A. 

      Is insulin dependent; body feeds off its own fats and proteins due to the immune system destroying cells that produce insulin (beta cells of the pancreas)

    • B. 

      Is not insulin dependent; body feeds off its own fats and proteins due to the immune system destroying cells that produce insulin (beta cells of the pancreas)

    • C. 

      Is insulin resistant

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a major factor in mortality trends?
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Income

    • D. 

      Education

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Briefly describe the "Hispanic Paradox".