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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the assumptions behind

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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the assumptions behind Irwin Rosenstock's health-belief model?
A) People's decisions about health-related behaviors are guided by a perception of the seriousness of a specific illness.
B) People's decisions about health-related behaviors are guided by a perception of a personal threat of contracting a specific illness.
C) People's decisions about health-related behaviors are guided by statistics outlining the probability of contracting a specific illness.
D) People's decisions about health-related behaviors are guided by the belief that a particular practice will reduce the threat of a specific illness.
2. Which of the following people is most likely to quit smoking?
A) James, who believes that he would be able to quit smoking if he tried
B) Jane, who doesn't believe that smoking will cause her to develop lung cancer.
C) Jill, who doesn't think that lung cancer will kill her even if she does get it from smoking.
D) Jeff, who believes that stopping smoking won't significantly reduce his chance of getting lung cancer
3. Steve is engaging in unsafe sex with multiple partners. He says that this is not a risk to his health or the health of his sexual partners. According to James Prochaska's model of health behavior change, Steve is in the ______ stage regarding his sexual practices.
A) denial
B) preparation
C) maintenance
D) contemplation
E) precontemplation
F) postcontemplation
4. Mike knows he has a drinking problem, and he seriously wants to change it although he has yet to take steps to do so. Since his behavior has not yet changed, he is in the ______ stage of readiness according to Prochaska's theory.
A) pre-action
B) preparation
C) maintenance
D) consideration
E) contemplation
F) pre-contemplation
5. To construct a plan for coping with stress, one must first ______.
A) obtain professional help
B) continue to work through the stress
C) identify the sources and effects of stress
D) list the steps to be taken to cope with stress
6. Magda is creating a plan to cope with the stress in her life. Now that she has identified her stressors, her next step will involve ______.
A) determining which stressors are changeable
B) listing the steps necessary to cope with the stress
C) continuing to work through the stress
D) obtaining professional help
7. Heather learns a coping strategy in which she substitutes her maladaptive thought patterns with productive ones, such as, "I will do the best I can with what I've got." Heather is using the coping strategy of ______.
A) meditation
B) contemplation
C) biofeedback training
D) cognitive restructuring
E) progressive relaxation techniques
8. Boris is feeling really stressed over his college course load and calls a friend for some advice on what to do. This is an example of ______.
A) a physical coping strategy
B) a cognitive coping strategy
C) a behavioral coping strategy
D) an emotional coping strategy
9. Kasi is a full-time student with two part-time jobs. In addition, he is involved in numerous student organizations. To reduce the pressure he constantly feels, he quits one of his jobs and reduces his involvement in extracurricular activities. That way, he is able to devote more attention to his studies. Kasi is using ______ to reduce stress.
A) a physical coping strategy
B) a cognitive coping strategy
C) a behavioral coping strategy
D) an emotional coping strategy
10. How do behavioral coping strategies work to relieve stress?
A) They rearrange the world to keep stressors at a manageable level.
B) They help one relax and forget about stress.
C) They reduce the level of physical arousal due to stress.
D) They change the way in which one thinks about stressors.
11. All of the following are physical coping strategies EXCEPT ______.
A) yoga
B) exercise
C) drug use
D) meditation
E) time management
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