11. Stress and Health
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According to psychology research, the act of _____ has many stress-relieving and health benefits, such as increasing levels of beta-endorphins, decreasing levels of cortisol, enhancing the immune system, and lowering blood pressure.
Ross does not do well in school, so he spends his time surfing. Which coping method is Ross using?
Actions that people can take to master, tolerate, reduce, or minimize the effects of stressors are
Julie is a gymnast who consistently falls off the beam when attempting one particular trick. She has an upcoming competition, and she is experiencing stress due to worry that she will fall again. Julie decides to set up a private lesson with her coach to try to figure out what she is doing wrong. This is an example of what coping strategy?
Which coping strategy has been found to change brain waves to incorporate primarily more alpha and theta waves?
Kip failed her first psychology test, so she went to the instructor to get some study suggestions before the next test. According to Lazarus, Kip attempted to deal with her situation by using _____ coping.
Carlisha is a very religious individual who deals with stress by turning to her religious beliefs and practices. Which of the following practices might Carlisha tend to avoid?
A strategy of coping with stress in which a person changes the way he or she feels or emotionally reacts to a stressor is
_____ strategies are actions people can take to master, tolerate, reduce, or minimize the effects of stress.
When it is not possible to change or eliminate a stressor, an emotion-focused way to cope is to
Claire's boss scolded her in front of her coworkers in a meeting. When she got home, she started a fight with her roommate. What form of coping with her frustration did Claire demonstrate?a
Howard was upset that he got a B in biology, but he felt better knowing that he had improved over his previous grade and that he could work hard to get an A on the next exam. Howard was using _____ to help himself feel better.