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A health psychologist would be most likely to conduct research assessing the relationship between:
a. lung disease and life expectancy. b. prenatal hormones and brain development. c. unprotected sex and sexually transmitted diseases. d. inherited genes and cardiovascular disease.

2. Walter Cannon confirmed that the fight-or-flight response was associated with the release of ________ into the bloodstream.
a. serotonin b. telomeres c. lymphocytes d. epinephrine

3. The threat to one's immune system is greatest during ________ of the GAS.
a. Phase 1 b. Phase 2 c. Phase 3 d. Phase 4

4. Ben is a self-employed accountant who works overtime during the first two weeks of April to finish his client's tax forms before the filing deadline. During this time, Ben is most likely to show a(n):
a. elevated blood cholesterol level. b. reduction in the release of epinephrine. c. reduction in the release of cortisol. d. increased production of lymphocytes.

5. Type A personality is to Type B personality as ________ is to _______.
a. epinephrine; norepinephrine b. obesity; cancer c. time-conscious; competitive

biofeedback. 0 out of 1 Incorrect. suppressed production of lymphocytes. resistance. psychophysiological health. psychopharmacology. c. alone in a house. 13% 1. d. stress appraisal. shrinkage of the adrenal cortex. reduced build-up of plaques on artery walls. His research best illustrates the field of: a. exhaustion. someone else suspects an intruder and becomes alarmed. b. These different reactions illustrate the importance of: a. complementary medicine. b. c. dismisses its creaking sounds and experiences no stress. The second phase of the general adaptation syndrome is characterized by: a. Myers 8e Module 41 Web Quiz 2 completed Total score: 1 out of 8. irritable. See page 550 3.d. 2. behavioral medicine. c. b. d. Professor Dockery is a psychologist who conducts research to assess whether government-sponsored educational programs that encourage people to practice effective dental hygiene have any effect on rates of gum disease. Compared with monkeys left in stable groups. One person. spontaneous remission. b. those who were housed with three or four new roommates each month were more likely to experience: a. calm 6. the general adaptation syndrome. reduction of blood cholesterol levels. d. .

a brilliant. a reflective. brainstem. low blood pressure. atherosclerosis. b. hypertension. b. Type A people are more likely to experience: a. a relaxed. b. 7. c. an alarm reaction. d. open-minded artist d. Kelsey's painful symptoms of indigestion and heartburn were effectively reduced when her parents and teachers showed support for her decision not to continue her education. Clay. atherosclerosis. bone marrow. d. atherosclerosis . thyroid. reduced cortisol levels. self-confident accountant c. a competitive. c. Andre. Compared to Type B personalities. Who is the best example of a Type A personality? a. increased levels of lymphocytes. 6. d. enlargement of the thymus gland. c. B lymphocytes are formed in the: a. b. 4. experiences a rapidly accelerating heartbeat and profuse perspiration. fun-loving professor b. not realizing it is plastic. d. adrenal gland. A hay fever sufferer sees a flower on a restaurant table and. Bonnie. a psychophysiological illness.c. 8. easily-angered journalist 5. hypochondriasis. Kelsey's symptoms of distress best illustrate: a. Susan. hypertension. This most clearly illustrates that stress reactions can result from: a.

. biofeedback.c. d. classical conditioning.