Fundamentals of Health Psychology: Chapter 6

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Question 1:


a) “identity”
b) “prevalence”
c) “consequences”
d) “timeline”

Question 2:


a) acute
b) chronic
c) controllable
d) disabling

Question 3:


a) type A personalities
b) physical sensations
c) past experiences
d) cognitive heuristics

Question 4:


a) emotion-focused coping
b) distress
c) pain management
d) pessimism

Question 5:


a) symmetry
b) stress–illness
c) prevalence
d) age–illness

Question 6:


a) stabilize
b) increase
c) decrease
d) significantly decrease

Question 7:


a) Thought–action–synthesis bias
b) Thought–action–fusion bias
c) Ex-consequentia reasoning
d) Confirmatory bias

Question 8:


a) safety behaviour
b) confirmatory bias
c) cognitive heuristic
d) problem-focused coping strategy

Question 9:


a) Symptom severity
b) Strongly-held beliefs
c) Personality disorders
d) High emotional cost of health anxiety

Question 10:


a) behaviour modification
b) psychodynamic
c) cognitive behaviour
d) reinforcement