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Health and Society: Chapter 08

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.



Multiple Choice Questions



Question 1:


a) We believe modern medicine knows more about the body, disease, and treatment.
b) Current diagnostic assessment allows us to identify illness more accurately and precisely.
c) We can now identify and treat a greater number of diseases.
d) We now have recognized experts in health and healing.

Question 2:


a) The mind and body and two separate entities.
b) The mind and body are closely interrelated.
c) It includes the psychosocial factors of illness.
d) It is a common belief among practitioners of alternative medicine.

Question 3:


a) Mind–body dualism
b) Physical reductionism
c) Control and regimen
d) The machine metaphor

Question 4:


a) Specific etiology
b) Physical reductionism
c) Regimen and control
d) Medicalization

Question 5:


a) The decreased reliance on religion
b) The rise of the medical profession
c) Increased science education in schools
d) Increased prevalence of medical advancements in the media

Question 6:


a) Instructionally
b) Conceptually
c) Institutionally
d) Through interactions

Question 7:


a) Institutional
b) Conceptual
c) Language based
d) Interaction based

Question 8:


a) Clinical iatrogenesis
b) Social iatrogenesis
c) Cultural iatrogenesis
d) Traditional iatrogenesis

Question 9:


a) Social iatrogenesis
b) Cultural iatrogenesis
c) Traditional iatrogenesis
d) Medicalization

Question 10:


a) They give physicians power to label people as patients or maligners by legitimizing or delegitimizing their experience.
b) Medical doctors are almost solely responsible for shaping our understanding of health, illness, and our bodies from birth until death.
c) They create health inequities.
d) Both a and b



True or False Questions



Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False