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LBCC PSY 215 - Midterm

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Learning Objectives Psy 215 3rd Midterm Ch 13,14,17,18 & 19 Beck 2/e 1. A successful method for curing PMS 2. Dr. Rodin is conducting a study on environmental factors that contribute to telomere length. Dr. Rodin can expect to find that telomere shortening 3. Ann Marie has begun visiting matchmaking websites. She should know that 4. Karen considered two theories she studied in her college philosophy course. She determined that neither theory was entirely accurate, and she tried to formulate a more satisfying perspective that synthesized contradictions. Karen was engaged in 5. Which of the following is an accurate statement about sexual coercion? 6. Younger students who divide information, values, and authority into right and wrong or good and bad engage in 7. Researchers have found that satisfying sex generally involves 8. Compared with _________ adults, ________ adults show a stronger cardiovascular response to stress. 9. Paul is a librarian. Which person is the most likely to be critical of Paul's career choice? 10. Alan likes well-structured tasks and values material possessions. Alecia prefers working with people. According to Holland's six personality types, Alan is __________ and Alecia is __________. 11. During the decade of the twenties, there is a sharp rise in the extent to which people feel they 12. Women who pursue nontraditional careers 13. College students of Asian ethnicity are more likely than their Caucasian-American peers to endorse a view of love strongly based on14. Because Jessie's past relationships have been characterized by jealousy and emotional distance, she feels a great deal of mistrust toward her romantic partners. She is anxious about people getting too close and stresses the need for independence in her relationships. Based on this information, we can conclude that Jessie has a(n) __________ attachment history. 15. Maryellen and Mitchell have been dating for over a year. Their romance will most likely break up without ____________ love. 16. Mike and Carol are married. Mike is the head of the household. He works outside the home as an architect. Carol devotes herself to caring for Mike and their children and creating a comfortable home. They have a(n) ____________ marriage. 17. Compared with same-sex friendships, other-sex friendships 18. Postponing childbearing until the late twenties or thirties 19. Christine, a college graduate, held a variety of part-time jobs in her early twenties. She had neither married nor begun a career by age 30. According to Neugarten, Christine is likely to 20. Lisa, age 27, is unhappy because she lacks the gratifying friendships she once had during college and she does not have an intimate partner. Lisa is experiencing 21. Elderly people who have trouble sleeping can reduce their difficulties by 22. Which of the following is true about problem solving in late adulthood? 23. The brain of a person with Alzheimer's disease is likely to 24. ________ especially decline in height because of a loss of __________. 25. Which of these is a common indirect effect on elderly persons who experience a fall? 26. The gender gap in life expectancy disappears over age 27. _____________ problem-solving abilities show improvement as adults age.28. A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is made 29. ________________ is the disorder most often misdiagnosed as dementia. 30. Mrs. Nguyen agrees with the following statement: "As I get older, things are better than I thought they'd be." Mrs. Nguyen's self-perception 31. Preventing elder maltreatment by ____________ is especially challenging. 32. Ethel, age 65, and Raymond, age 72, cohabit. If they are typical of cohabiting elders, which of the following is probably true? 33. Today more elders who enter a new relationship choose 34. Joy is a senior with limited mobility. Which of the following is most likely to be associated with her positive outlook on life? 35. Many U.S. retirees experience a(n) 36. According to __________ theory, when society arranges conditions that permit elders to remain engaged in roles and relationships, life satisfaction is improved and social interactions increase. 37. Intimacy and __________ are basic to meaningful elder friendships. 38. Both men and women perceive bonds with ________ to be closer than bonds with _________. 39. Fran is a suburban elder. Which advantage is Fran likely to have over urban and rural elders? 40. About _______ percent of older Americans have remained unmarried and childless throughout their lives. 41. Which of the following is true about the dual-process model of coping with loss? 42. Which of the following is true about the standard of death in industrialized nations?43. Mr. Shanteau was in a snowmobile accident. The doctor informed his family that his cerebral cortex no longer registered electrical activity but the brain stem remained active. Mr. Shanteau is 44. In the days and hours before death, 45. Pat's relatives read sutras to him to calm his mind and emphasized that dying leads to rebirth in a heaven of peace and relaxation. Pat is most likely a(n) 46. Most bereaved individuals 47. Most people die 48. Mrs. Woodson believes that she will continue to live on through her children or through her work or personal influence. Mrs. Woodson has developed 49. Once patients near death stop expressing hope, loved ones 50. Mr. Hyun is dying. Because of their cultural beliefs, his Korean-American family will


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