Health Psychology: Definitions and Models Quiz

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Which part of the nervous system acts as the body's 'thermostat'?

In the cardiovascular system, fresh, oxygenated blood flows from the lungs to the left side of the heart through which structure?

Which endocrine gland is often referred to as the 'master gland'?

What is the primary function of the midbrain in the brain structure?

What is one major difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

What is the main difference between the Biomedical Model and the Biopsychosocial Model in explaining illnesses?

Why is there a major need for Health Psychology in today's society?

Why are theories important in Health Psychology research and interventions?

Which type of research studies are commonly conducted in Health Psychology?

What do epidemiology terms such as 'Incidence', 'Prevalence', 'Morbidity', and 'Mortality' refer to in the context of Health Psychology?


Test your knowledge on health psychology definitions, the biomedical model, the biopsychosocial model, and the focus areas of health psychologists. Understand the differences between acute and chronic diseases, as well as the top 5 leading causes of death.

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