Health, Stress, And Coping

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Question 1
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Stress is any ____ .

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A

psychological event that causes a negative psychological reaction

B

biological event that causes a negative biological reaction

C

stimulus or event that causes a negative reaction

D

stimulus or event that we respond to because we perceive it as threatening or challenging

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Question 2
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What do having a baby, getting a new job, moving, and taking a test all have in common? They are all ____ .

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A

positive

B

negative

C

stressful

D

hassles

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Question 3
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If getting a new job is perceived as challenging or threatening in some way, then this event would be considered a ____ .

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A

hassle

B

catastrophe

C

hurdle

D

stressor

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Question 4
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Which event is more stressful than the others, according to Holmes and Rahe's scale?

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A

Marital reconciliation

B

Change to a different line of work

C

Change in responsibilities at work

D

Marriage

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Question 5
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Holmes and Rahe's Social Readjustment Rating Scale ____ .

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A

is used to make a diagnosis of mental illness

B

provides a measure of personality characteristics

C

measures the impact of major life events

D

suggests ways of dealing with social problems

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Question 6
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Holmes and Rahe's Social Readjustment Rating Scale measures the amount of stress associated with a person's ____ .

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A
life events
B
daily hassles
C
catastrophes
D
conflicts
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Question 7
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Holmes and Rahe's Social Readjustment Rating Scale is most related to which concept?

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A
Daily hassles
B
Life change units
C
Catastrophes
D
Conflicts
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Question 8
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Those who score high on Holmes and Rahe's Social Readjustment Rating Scale ____ .

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A
are prone to physical illness
B
tend to be high-achievers
C
are likely to be female
D
earn a high income
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Question 9
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Research on Holmes and Rahe's Social Readjustment Rating Scale suggests that ____ .

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A
major life events that are unscheduled are no more stressful than major life events that are scheduled
B
simply adding up the number of major life changes in a specific time period is the best way to measure stress
C
major life events that are involuntary are less stressful than major life events that are voluntary
D
positive life events can be just as stressful as negative life events
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Question 10
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According to research evaluating Holmes and Rahe's Social Readjustment Rating Scale, which individual would be more prone to illness?

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A
Moises, who was suddenly laid off from his job
B
Lenny, who quit his job
C
Blain, who has decided to retire from his job
D
Felix, who has just accepted a new job position
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Question 11
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Life events that are voluntary, scheduled, and desirable are ____ .

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A
more stressful than life events that are involuntary, unscheduled, and undesirable
B
just as stressful as life events that are involuntary, unscheduled, and undesirable
C
more stressful than life events that are involuntary and undesirable, but scheduled
D
less stressful than life events that are involuntary, unscheduled, and undesirable
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Question 12
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A college student taking the Holmes and Rahe Social Readjustment Rating Scale would ____ .

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A
see that graduation from college is rated more stressful than getting married
B
generally score higher than someone else who is not a college student
C
find many items that pertain specifically to being a college student
D
not find many items that pertain specifically to being a college student
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Question 13
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Research on stress among college students suggests that students who are highly stressed have a grade point average that is likely to be ____ .

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A
unaffected, compared to others not experiencing stress
B
lower than those who are not stressed
C
higher than those who are not stressed
D
unaffected for males, but lower for females
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Question 14
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Post-traumatic stress disorder is most related to ____ .

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A
major life events
B
catastrophes
C
daily hassles
D
conflicts
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Question 15
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When catastrophic events result in a person making very positive changes in his or her life, then we say that person has engaged in ____ .

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A
catastrophic positivity
B
trauma syndrome
C
benefit-finding
D
the fight-or-flight reaction
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Question 16
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Which event would most likely be considered a catastrophe?

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A
Tornado
B
The expected death of a family member
C
Retirement
D
Birth of a child
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Question 17
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People who experience catastrophes tend to ____ .

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A
experience depression or anxiety
B
be incapable of remembering their traumatic experiences
C
develop psychotic reactions in response to the catastrophe
D
adjust better than those who experience less sudden trauma
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Question 18
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Jeremiah survived the tornado that recently hit Joplin, Missouri. He has experienced a ____ .

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A
daily hassle
B
major life event
C
catastrophe
D
conflict
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Question 19
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For most people, ____ will be their greatest source of stress.

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A
daily hassles
B
conflicts
C
catastrophes
D
major life events
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Question 20
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The varied responsibilities of being a mother, many of which are stressful, are a good example of what psychologists call ____ .

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A
daily hassles
B
conflagrations
C
conflicts
D
catastrophes
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