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Health and Society: Chapter 11

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Multiple Choice Questions



Question 1:


a) Working towards a health care model that combines complementary and alternative medicines with biomedical practices
b) Conformity to biomedicine and neglecting a holistic approach to health
c) Training biomedical health care practitioners in complementary and alternative medicines
d) Incorporating some aspects of biomedicine into complementary and alternative medical practices

Question 2:


a) Alternative medical system
b) Mind–body intervention
c) Biologically based therapy
d) Manipulative and body–based method

Question 3:


a) Mind–body therapies
b) Body–energy therapies
c) Body–spirit therapies
d) The body paradigm

Question 4:


a) Massage
b) Naturopathy
c) Chiropractic
d) Reiki

Question 5:


a) Bod
b) Body–mind
c) Body–energy
d) Exercise

Question 6:


a) It is more important to identify and treat the symptoms of illness.
b) Disease is the result of an imbalance between physical, mental, social, and spiritual dimensions of self.
c) Practitioners facilitate the body’s own healing.
d) The relationship between practitioner and client acts as a catalyst for healing.

Question 7:


a) Prayer
b) Religious ceremonies
c) Herbal supplements
d) Both a and b

Question 8:


a) Middle-aged
b) Male
c) Affluent
d) Well educated

Question 9:


a) Displeased with medical encounters
b) Unhappy with the doctor–patient relationship
c) Dissatisfied with conventional medicine
d) Unable to afford conventional medicine

Question 10:


a) Disillusionment with conventional medicine
b) Problems with the doctor–patient relationship
c) Increasing belief in scientific authority
d) A consumerist attitude



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