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

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Question number: 4

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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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

displaying hardiness.

b.

using emotion-focused coping.

c.

hiding hardiness

d.

using problem-focused coping.

Question number: 5

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » 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.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

termination

b.

precontemplation

c.

preparation/determination

d.

contemplation

Question number: 6

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » 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.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

protective

b.

alarm

c.

Type B

d.

Type A

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