Psy chapter 13

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Psy chapter 13
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Intro to Psy Exam 4 ch. 13
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  1. AA health psychologist tends to prefer _______ rather than modifying habits.
    Prevention
  2. The disease-prone personality is marked by depression, ______, and hostility.
    Anxiety
  3. A greater perceived ______ over a stressor is usually associated with a reduction in the amount of stress experienced.
    Control
  4. Stress tends to be greatest when a situation is appraised as a ______ and a person does not feel ____ to cope with the situation.
    Threat, Compitent
  5. According to Lazarus, coping with threatening situations can be both ______ focused and _____ focused.
    Problem and emotion
  6. ______ occurs whenever a person must choose between contradictory needs, desires, motives or demands; there are three basic forms including approach-approach, avoidance-avoidance, and approach-avoidance.
    conflicts
  7. Fulfilling frustrated desires in imaginary achievements or activities defines the defense mechanism called ______.
    Fantasy
  8. A __________ is any mental process used to avoid, deny or distort sources of threat or anxiety.
    Defense mechanism
  9. Countering negative, self-critical thoughts can help reduce feelings of depression. 
     
    true or false
    true
  10. The Holmes's SRRS appears to help _____ long range changes in health.
    Predict
  11. A sense of commitment, challenge, and ______ characterizes the hardy personality.
    Control
  12. Exercise, meditation, and progressive relaxation are considered effective ways of countering negative self-statements. 

    True or False
    False: negative self-statements are countered trough positive self-statements practiced regularly.
  13. __________ is training to fight fear and anxiety with an internal monologue of positive coping statements; this technique was popularized by Donald Meichenbaum.
    Stress inoculation

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