Practice Questions for Exam 2


The second exam will be on Chapters 4,5 and 9. Give yourself 15 minutes to take the practice test below. You may score it using link to the answer key at the end of the test. Good luck!

Multiple Choice Questions: Choose the single best answer to each question.

1. Those things in a person's life that have an impact on emotional health and include
   such things as family, friends, school, events, and so forth are referred to as:
	a.  social influences			c.  environmental influences
	b.  sociocultural influences		d.  cultural influences

2. The process of exploring your inner self and the impact that things have on you is
   referred to as:
	a.  ongoing mindfullness		c.  emotional prompting
b. self discovery d. inner discovery 3. Used to help women get in touch with feelings of power and achievement: a. promotion workshops c. adventure-based activities b. college courses d. aggression training 4. Which is not a common component of effective communication? a. paraphrasing c. summarization b. clarification d. maximum responses 5. Which is not one of the six common steps in problem solving? a. generating solutions c. resolving all conflicts b. defining the problem d. assessing solutions 6. The classification of body-image disturbance reserved for the non-eating disorder population: a. anorexia c. body dysmorphic disorder b. bulimia d. dysmorphobia 7. Greater body image dissatisfaction is reported higher in which group? a. African American women c. Asian women b. Caucasian d. Hispanic women 8. Eating and then vomiting soon afterward to avoid weight gain: a. bulimia c. anorexia nervosa b. body dysmorphic disorder d. dysmorphobia 9. Which clinical disorder involves the presence of at least 2 of the following symptoms for most of the day for at least two years in adults: poor appetite or overeating, insomnia, low energy or fatigue, low self-esteem, poor concentration, feeling of hopelessness? a. major depressive episode c. major depressive disorder b. dysthymic disorder d. bipolar disorder 10. Your body's natural response to a perceived danger: a. fight-or-flight response c. eustress b. distress d. general adaptation syndrome 11. An internal balance that exists before stress: a. eustress c. general adaptation syndrome b. homeostasis d. metabolic rate 12. Stress can be best described as: a. a fluctuation in the mood of an individual. b. a problem in living. c. a non-specific response of the body to a demand placed on it. d. the relationship between mental functioning and physical disease. e. the physical responses to increases in treadmill exercise (work). 13. A stressor is best defined as: a. anything that causes a high arousal state. b. anything that is perceived as being negative. c. anything that is perceived as being positive. d. the feelings immediately following the news of a family death. e. anything that promotes lack of interest or boredom. 14. Which of the following is not a specific type of stressor? a. social d. psychosocial. b. biochemical. e. philosophical c. pharmacological. 15. The physiologic response and the overall health outcomes related to daily stressors depend upon: a. one's perception of the stressor. b. one's mood at the time the stressor is encountered. c. blood alcohol level. d. the amount of food in the stomach. e. none of the choices apply. 16. The first step in properly managing stress is to: a. use a relaxation technique. b. recognize symptoms and causes. c. be as fit and healthy as possible. d. get 8 hours of sleep at night. e. control life-style and avoid stressors. 17. Which of the following is NOT a technique used in stress management? a. biofeedback d. stress ECG b. autogenic training e. progressive muscle relaxation c. meditation 18. Stress-related conditions are called: a. diseases c. stress amenorrheas b. psychosomatic disorders d. metabolic disorders 19. Up to _____ percent of the college students who seek counseling complain of difficulty studying, anxiety, tension, and depression due to poor grades and fear of doing poorly in classes. a. 35 c. 25 b. 50 d. 60 20. Employed women identify _____ as the most frequent stressors. a. finances, work and children b. children, finances and self-concerns c. work, children, and household duties d. children, self-concerns, and boredom 21. Females who experience childhood sexual abuse by a family member experience all but which of the following? a. post-traumatic stress disorder. b. develop a negative self-image. c. develop cancer due to the unrelenting amount of stress. d. have suicidal thoughts 22. The notion that all forms of abuse are rare and that official crime statistics accurately represent the prevalence of violence against women is considered as: a. minimization c. trivialization b. directionality d. blaming the victim 23. Hundreds of men were asked why they had committed rape. Which of the following reasons was not given by any man? a. “To put her in her place” b. “Desired her sexually” c. “ Wanted revenge” d. To gain access to an unwilling or unavailable woman 24. The four different types of childhood abuse described in the textbook included: a. physical, emotional, neglect, and sexual. b. parental, step-parental, neighbor, and classmate. c. direct, non-direct, consequential, and environmental. d. mild, moderate, non-life threatening, life threatening. 25. Victims of domestic violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) populations face numerous barriers in seeking help and treatment. The barriers include: a. Limited allies and shelters b. Reluctance in reporting if they have not come out c. Lack of well trained staff who deal with LGBT issues d. All are correct choices Matching Questions: Match the term to the correct definition.
1. Adrenal Gland          	A. developing a dependent relationship with a person and
that person's problems to the point of self-neglect. 2. Pituitary Gland B. abuse of power or position in order to engage in sexual activities. 3. Hypothalamus C. master gland of the endocrine system. D. triangular glands located on the top of each kidney. 4. Sexual harrassment E. provides the connection between the cerebral cortex and the pituitary gland. 5. Codependency
Short Answer/Essay Questions: 1. Discuss some of the origins of low self-esteem and identify at least three ways that self-esteem can be enhanced. 2. Identify at least five possible causes of depression in women. 3. What are a psychosomatic disorders? Give at least five examples. 4. Identify the five major catagories of stressors and give at least two examples of each type. 5. If you are a woman, with children, who has decided to leave an abusive relationship, outline what you would need to do to prepare for leaving and surviving outside of your abusive home.

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