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Stress Disorders and Personal Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Michelle was frightened by a scary movie. As a result, her HPA axis responded by:

Question 2 2. Somatoform disorders are a type of psychophysiological disorder that involves:

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a diagnostic criterion of acute stress disorder?

Question 4 4. Which emotion found in Robert Plutchik's list is missing from Ekman's original list?

Question 5 5. The HPA axis includes:

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Question 6 6. One difference between acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder is:

Question 7 7. Compared to pessimists, optimists tend to _____.

Question 8 8. 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?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is TRUE of self-talk?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. Which of the following is the BEST explanation for why Phineas Gage behaved so differently after his accident?

Question 12 12. If you had sustained damage to your amygdala, which of the following situations would you have trouble experiencing?

Question 13 13. Amanda is at home, relaxing and enjoying a happy movie. How is her autonomic nervous system responding to this situation?

Question 14 14. An emotion is defined as _____.

Question 15 15. What conclusion might we take away from case studies like that of Phineas Gage?

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Question 16 16. Emotions can help us with _____ communication.

Question 17 17. According to positive psychology, happiness involves all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. The biological processing of emotions does NOT involve the _____.

Question 19 19. Janet is extremely anxious because she knows that she should be spending a good deal of time researching and preparing for an upcoming job interview. Instead, she is allowing her stress about the situation to control her, and she is unable to focus on beginning her preparation and is essentially frozen in fear. Which way is Janet responding to stress?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. How did Cannon-Bard's theory of emotion differ from the James-Lange theory?

Question 22 22. The human fight or flight response _____.

Question 23 23. Mental stress _____, while physical stress _____.

Question 24 24. Which of these is a treatment for psychophysiological disorders?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is considered to present a problem with the James-Lange theory of emotion?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following are psychophysiological disorders?

Question 27 27. Paul Ekman's experiment determined that a specific six emotions were instinctive because _____.

Question 28 28. Which of these diseases is not made worse by psychological disorders?

Question 29 29. The fight or flight response is activated by this branch of the autonomic nervous system:

Question 30 30. One risk factor for acute stress disorder is:

Stress Disorders and Personal Health Chapter Exam Instructions

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