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Health & Environmental Sociology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. People who study abnormal psychology are studying which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a premise of the sociocultural model of abnormal psychology?

Question 3 3. Which of these might influence the way that a stay-at-home dad thinks and feels?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a large treatment component under the sociocultural model?

Question 5 5. The sociocultural model places the least emphasis on which influence of a person's mental health?

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Question 6 6. Who originally created the term NIMBY?

Question 7 7. What do people call individuals that have the NIMBY syndrome?

Question 8 8. What does the acronym NOPE mean?

Question 9 9. What is the newest form of NIMBY protest?

Question 10 10. What are some of the original industries that nimbies protested?

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Question 11 11. What is abnormal psychology?

Question 12 12. Why was Rosenhan's experiment so significant?

Question 13 13. The pseudopatients in Rosenhan's experiment were diagnosed with:

Question 14 14. How did Rosenhan's pseudopatients act after being admitted to the psych ward?

Question 15 15. How does psychological misdiagnosis harm a patient?

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Question 16 16. What is a social stigma in the context of mental illness?

Question 17 17. What is a common perception of those with mental illness?

Question 18 18. What is a perceived stigma in the context of mental illness?

Question 19 19. _____ are often the first to negatively judge a person suffering from a mental illness.

Question 20 20. What problems can perceived stigma cause those who have a mental illness?

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Question 21 21.

Which of these is an assumption of the biomedical model?

I. All illness has one underlying cause.

II. Disease is always that single cause.

III. Stopping, removing, or minimizing the disease will return a person to good health.

Question 22 22.

The biomedical model discounts which of the following?

I. Psychological factors

II. Social factors

III. Cultural factors

Question 23 23. A 'sick' organ is best described as being:

Question 24 24. What is the name for a model of illness, partly derived from Louis Pasteur's germ theory of disease, which uses only biological factors in order to try and understand a person's illness?

Question 25 25. How a person perceives being sick is best described as:

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Question 26 26. The harmful consequences of human activity in the natural world are known as _____.

Question 27 27. How might global warming affect our environment going forward?

Question 28 28. How is 'global warming' defined?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is MOST likely to lead to habitat loss?

Question 30 30. The presence of industrial waste spills in groundwater is an example of _____.

Health & Environmental Sociology Chapter Exam Instructions

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