PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE?????????

Mar 25th, 2015
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MULTIPLE CHOICE

1) 

Lazarus's findings on hassles suggest that the effects of stress are

mutually exclusive.

specific to different domains

inversely related to the number of demands.

2) 

Whether or not an event is stressful is most likely to depend on

how much change there is.

how one appraises and adapts to the event.

whether one is prepared for the event.


3) 

One challenge faced by members of ethnic minorities in dealing with everyday discrimination is that manifestations of such discrimination are often

ambiguous.

minor.

consistent.

4) 

The Social Readjustment Rating Scale was designed to measure

all kinds of stress.

change-related stress.

the anxiety produced by certain events.

5)

Research with the Social Readjustment Rating Scale has shown that people with higher scores 

know from experience how to handle stress.

tend to have pessimistic outlooks on life.

are vulnerable to physical and psychological problems.


6)

Current research indicates that

only negative change is stressful.

we have little reason to believe that change is inevitably stressful.

all change is inevitably stressful.


7)

Whenever others expect you to conform to their expectations or perform in certain ways, you tend to experience

 conflict

 frustration.

 pressure.

8) 

Which of the following researchers designed a scale to measure pressure as a form of life stress?

Thomas Holmes

Neil Miller

Wayne Weiten

9) 

Psychologists study responses to stress at which of the following levels?

Emotional

Physiological

All of these

10) 

The fight-or-flight response occurs in the

parasympathetic division of the limbic system.

sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system

synaptic vesicles in the brain.

11)

The fight-or-flight response is a reaction that begins in response to a threat. This is a(n) _________ reaction.

voluntary

unusual

cultural

12) 

The general adaptation syndrome is a

severe stress-related psychological disorder.

set of bodily responses to stress.

physiological-based solution for stressful problems.

13) 

Mounting evidence from research indicates that stress may ______ the functioning of the immune system.

destroy

suppress

enhance

14) 

Research reveals that stress often contributes to the onset of which of the following?

Schizophrenia

Eating disorders

All of these

15) 

Posttraumatic stress disorder involves

stress reactions in anticipation of a traumatic event.

psychological disturbance due to the experience of a major traumatic event.

psychotic reactions to chronic stress, which emerge after one leaves the stressful environment.

16) 

Psychosomatic diseases are

psychological disturbances associated with burnout.

imaginary physical ailments caused by psychological factors.

genuine physical ailments caused partly by psychological factors.

17) 

The school of modern psychology that was developed to offset the perceived emphasis in psychology on pathology and suffering is called

psychodynamic psychology.

behaviorism

positive psychology.

coping psychology.

18) 

Who of the following people is most likely to develop stress-related illness?

John, who lives with two good friends from high school

Jaime, who lives with a quiet roommate, belongs to a big family, works for a growing company, and is described as a very “sociable” guy by all who know him

Dora, who lives alone, works from her home, and prefers to keep to herself

19) 

The best way to approach self-modification is to focus on _____ rather than _____.

personality traits; specific behaviors

infrequent responses; specific behaviors

personality traits; typical responses

20)

 The best way to increase response strength in self-modification is through

finding a reward effective for that person.

choosing a readily available reinforcer.

all of these

21)

control of antecedents.

punishment

any of these.

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