psy. quiz

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  1. The disease-prone personality is
    chronically depressed, anxious,hostile
  2. Which of the following, according to the textbook, is as emotional sign of stress?
    anxiety
  3. Austins marriage proposal was met with laughter and a resounding "no thanks" This is an example of
    an external frustration
  4. While not always the first reaction to frustration, _______ is one of the most frequent responses.
    aggression
  5. I couldnt turn my paper in on time because my printer broke last night. This is probably an example of
    rationalization
  6. Both learned helplessness and depression are marked by
    hopelessness
  7. The pattern of acculturative stress that involves a person adopting a new culture as his or her own is called
    assimilation
  8. The hardy personality
    sees problems as challenges
  9. We answer the question 'am i okay or in trouble' when making
    a primary appraisal
  10. A child who displays childish speech and infantile play after his parents bring home a new baby shows signs of
    regression
  11. The leading cause of death in the United States is
    tobacco
  12. Lifestyle diseases are a special interest to
    health
  13. A person caught between 'the frying pan and the fire' in a _______ conflict.
    avoidance-avoidance
  14. Coping statements are a key element in
    stress inoculation
  15. Scapegoating is closely related to which response of frustration?
    displaced aggression
  16. Stress,smoking, and overeating are related to each other in that they are behavioral
    risk factors
  17. Consuming no more than one to two alcoholic drinks per day, exercising three to four times a week, and eating a healthy diet are
    health promoted behaviors
  18. Which factor reduces ones stress or emotional distress?
    humor
  19. Illicit use of drugs in the second most common cause of death in the US, after smoking.
    False
  20. Moderation in drinking refers to having three to five drinks in a short period of time.
    false
  21. Burnout is especially a problem in helping professions.
    true
  22. Stress is often related to the meaning a person places on events.
    True
  23. Nightmares,grief,flashbacks,nervousness, and depression are common reactions to traumatic stress.
    True
  24. Serious health problems tend to occur when a person reaches the stage of exhaustion in the GAS.
    True
  25. Abuse of drugs can be a way of psychologically escaping frustration.
    True
  26. Approach-approach conflicts are fairly easy to resolve.
    True
  27. Defense mechanisms are used to avoid or distort sources of threat or anxiety.
    True
  28. Making a daily schedule will only emphasize the goals that a person cannot accomplish and will push him deeper into depression.
    False
  29. Type B personalities are more than twice as likely to suffer heart attacks as type a personalities.
    False
  30. Guided imagery is used to reduce anxiety and promote relaxation.
    True

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