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Understanding & Managing Stress Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What factor influences whether a person ages successfully?

Question 2 2. How did the dogs demonstrate learned helplessness in Seligman's study?

Question 3 3. Which of the following describes how a person reacts to becoming a victim, as well as the financial and physical damages caused by the person committing the crime?

Question 4 4. Ten-year-old Jamal has a laid-back personality and a warm, supportive family. In terms of stress, he LIKELY has a high level of:

Question 5 5. Epinephrine is released during:

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Question 6 6. What is psychological distress?

Question 7 7. Which of the following are symptoms of psychological distress?

Question 8 8. According to the buffering hypothesis, for which of these scenarios is social support important?

Question 9 9. Robert recently started a new job. Just as he feels he is starting to get the hang of things, Robert hears that his new employer has issued a hiring freeze and is going to begin laying off individuals in his department following the loss of a large contract. Robert is experiencing which of the following?

Question 10 10. Which of these is an example of a stable attribution?

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Question 11 11. What sentence best describes the perspective of someone with high self-efficacy?

Question 12 12. Which of these is most likely to lessen depression in a nursing home patient?

Question 13 13. Which of these terms describes the costs that occur if a victim does not receive the resources and compensation they need?

Question 14 14. Which of these attributions is most likely to cause learned helplessness?

Question 15 15. The phases of the general adaptation syndrome, in order, are:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following factors does NOT contribute to resilience?

Question 17 17. Which of these terms describes a person who is harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime?

Question 18 18. Julia just received the exciting news that she has been accepted to a doctorate program. She then begins to think about all of the details that will be involved in quitting her job and moving halfway across the country to start school in a few short months. Julia is experiencing which of the following?

Question 19 19. How much control a person believes that they have in a situation is called:

Question 20 20. Perceived control is defined as the _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of these events will cause the LEAST amount of stress?

Question 22 22. Which of the following are examples of social support?

Question 23 23. What is the correct order of stages in general adaptation syndrome?

Question 24 24. Middle childhood lasts from age _____ to _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an external coping mechanism?

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Question 26 26. If a person cannot recover from stress, they may enter the exhaustion phase, which may lead to:

Question 27 27. _____ stress is more detrimental than _____ stress.

Question 28 28. What have psychologists found is most important in reducing stress?

Question 29 29. The main effects hypothesis states that _____.

Question 30 30. A psychological and physiological response to any real or imagined disruption, demand, stimulation, or change in life is known as:

Understanding & Managing Stress Chapter Exam Instructions

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