Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Stress, Conflict, Coping [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 4 - 6 of 9

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Question 4

Stress, Conflict, Coping
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At 65, Terry is diagnosed with cancer. Because the idea of cancer terrifies him, he refuses to believe that he has a sickness and does not get any treatments. When his physician informs him that his case has become terminal because he did not act, Terry tells his friends that his doctor doesn’t know what he’s talking about. Terry is

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Choice (5)Response
a.using problem-focused coping.
b.hiding hardiness
c.relying primarily on social support.
d.displaying hardiness.
e.using emotion-focused coping.

Question 5

Stress, Conflict, Coping
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Catherine has wanted to lose weight for several years, and a magazine article on the dangers of obesity made her decide to finally take action. Today she went to the market and bought healthy foods, then made herself her favorite high-fat dinner and dessert, knowing she would need to eat these kinds of foods in moderation in the future. According to the transtheoretical model of change, Catherine is in the ________ stage.

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Choice (5)Response
a.precontemplation
b.termination
c.preparation/determination
d.contemplation
e.All of the above

Question 6

Stress, Conflict, Coping
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Daniel values winning about all else. He hates being passed on the highway, losing an account to another company, or being passed up for a promotion. He is impatient with the other members of his work team, and he’s more likely to get into a shouting match than ask for help if something goes wrong. Daniel is displaying a ________ behavior pattern.

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Choice (5)Response
a.Type A
b.alarm
c.Type B
d.toughness
e.protective