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Health Psychology A Biopsychosocial Approach 5th Edition By Straub – Test Bank

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  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1319067409
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1319067403

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Health Psychology A Biopsychosocial Approach 5th Edition By Straub – Test Bank

1. Discuss the basic components of a healthy balanced diet, including daily caloric needs and specific nutrients. How does the diet of a typical American adult compare to this ideal? What other information may be important to consider when making these comparisons or gathering this information? 2. Explain how the body regulates its weight. In your answer, be sure to discuss the concept of set point and the biological basis of hunger and satiety. 3. Although Mason appears to be overweight, he enjoys eating and always eats as much food as he wants. Using the biopsychosocial model, explain how his eating behavior might result from both biological and nonbiological factors. 4. Why is it difficult for people to lose weight and keep it off? What are some of the various approaches to weight loss people have tried? What weight loss strategies tend to be the most effective, according to empirical research? 5. Compare and contrast the diagnostic criteria for bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa. In your answer be sure to identify specific health hazards, stereotypes, and myths surrounding these eating disorders. 6. Briefly discuss the major biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors that have been advanced to explain why anorexia and bulimia may occur more often in some demographic groups than in others. Answer Key 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. Is substance abuse a disease or a problem behavior? In your answer, present empirically supported research evidence that supports both hypotheses, and state your own conclusion regarding this issue. 2. Using the tenets of the biopsychosocial model, discuss various factors that determine, or predict, whether a person may become physically dependent on alcohol and how it differs from factors that may enhance psychological dependence behaviors. 3. Compare and contrast the biological and psychological effects of alcohol and nicotine. Give specific examples for each. 4. Alcohol effects expected, personality, and temperament can all influence alcohol use and abuse. Give specific examples of how these factors can influence how programs aimed at treating and preventing alcohol use disorders (AUD) are developed. 5. Emmanuel is a student health aide working on a proposal for an alcohol awareness program on his college campus. Name a treatment and prevention strategy that he could focus on in his proposal and discuss the pros and cons of that strategy. 6. Using the tenets of the biopsychosocial model, discuss various factors that determine, or predict, whether a person may become physically dependent on tobacco and how it differs from factors that may enhance psychological dependence behaviors. 7. Suppose you have been asked by the campus wellness center to design a smoking cessation program for college students. What would your program look like? 8. How has the health belief theory influenced e-cigarette usage and the allied health concerns surrounding their use? 9. Compare and contrast the biological and psychological effects of marijuana (THC) and give specific examples. Answer Key 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1. Describe the major forms and causes of cardiovascular disease, including the underlying physiological processes that differentiate the diseases. Be sure to specifically mention several ways in which these diseases are diagnosed and treated. 2. Using the biopsychosocial (BPS) model as a foundation, create a health profile representative of a person at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Be sure to include several factors that are characteristic of each of the three domains of the biopsychosocial model. 3. Distinguish between Type A and Type B personalities with clear descriptions and examples. Be sure to address the psychological basis of the Type A personality and the possible links between personality type patterns and cardiovascular disease. 4. Discuss in detail the role of lifestyle interventions in effectively treating patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). Pay specific attention to what modifications to patient lifestyles are most often recommended, and give empirical evidence of effective intervention. 5. Differentiate the two basic forms of diabetes mellitus, with particular descriptions of their symptoms, causes, and treatment options. Answer Key 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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