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

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

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

biofeedback. classical conditioning. d. .c.

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