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Stress Disorders and Personal Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. One difference between acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder is:

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Question 2 2. One risk factor for acute stress disorder is:

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Question 3 3. Which of these is a treatment for acute stress disorder?

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Question 4 4. In the process of recovering from a major foot and ankle surgery, Jared has experienced a setback with his incision reopening that has forced him to take a break from physical therapy. His friends want to take him to lunch to take his mind off of things and get him out in the fresh air. Jared tells them that he is not interested and just wants to stay in bed. How is he responding to stress?

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Question 5 5. Mental stress _____, while physical stress _____.

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Question 6 6. Psychological disorders that involve reactions to mental or emotional strain or tension in an individual's life are known as _____.

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Question 7 7. Alex frequently experiences stomach pains, which have no apparent physical cause. Rather, his doctor believes anxiety about his work performance is the root cause. What is the doctor most likely to recommend as the first treatment step?

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Question 8 8. Somatoform disorders are a type of psychophysiological disorder that involves:

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Question 9 9. Which of these is a treatment for psychophysiological disorders?

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Question 10 10. According to positive psychology, happiness involves all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following individuals is likely to be the LEAST happy?

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Question 12 12. Which individual displays a high level of self-efficacy?

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Question 13 13. Paul Ekman's experiment determined that a specific six emotions were instinctive because _____.

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Question 14 14. According to Robert Plutchik, what is the difference between fundamental and non-fundamental emotions?

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Question 15 15. The biological processing of emotions does NOT involve the _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the BEST explanation for why Phineas Gage behaved so differently after his accident?

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Question 17 17. Emotions can help us with _____ communication.

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Question 18 18. If you had sustained damage to your amygdala, which of the following situations would you have trouble experiencing?

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Question 19 19. The human fight or flight response _____.

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Question 20 20. The fight or flight response is activated by this branch of the autonomic nervous system:

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Question 21 21. Michelle was frightened by a scary movie. As a result, her HPA axis responded by:

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Question 22 22. Which of the following statements regarding appraisal, the cognitive processing part of the two-factor theory of emotion, is FALSE?

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Question 23 23. William James and Carl Lange are known for their theory stating that _____.

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Question 24 24. Why is the two-factor theory of emotion called that?

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Question 25 25. Which of these is NOT a symptom of acute stress disorder?

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Question 26 26. Which of these is NOT a healthy way to manage stress?

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Question 27 27. Which of the following are psychophysiological disorders?

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Question 28 28. Which of the following is TRUE of self-talk?

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Question 29 29. The brain processes emotions _____.

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Question 30 30. What conclusion might we take away from case studies like that of Phineas Gage?

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Stress Disorders and Personal Health Chapter Exam Instructions

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