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1. Which of these statements does NOT describe DiNardo(1988) study for a cognitive explanation of anxiety disorder?

  • The students determined 'fearful' or 'non-fearful' did a Behavioural Approach Test (BAT) where a black Lab approached them while under control by a handler. They then rated their anxiety on a scale of 0-8.
  • Non-fearful participants were retained if there rating was below 2, fearful retained in above 2. 37 women left, 16 fearful, 21 non-fearful.
  • Structured interviews were conducted with the final sample regarding their past experiences with dogs and their future expectations of fear and harm
  • He wanted to see if phobias of snakes (a "prepared" stimulus) could be more easily conditioned than phobias of houses or faces (stimuli that evolution has not 'prepared' us to be fearful of)
  • The Geer's Fear Survey Schedule (FSS-11) was administered to 790 psychology students and then classified those who answered "much" or "very much" to fear of dogs as fearful. Those who answered "not at all" as non-fearful
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2. Name the study that looks at Cognition as a technique for managing stress

  • Geer and Maisel (1972)
  • Ellis (1962)
  • Lazarus and Folkman (1984)
  • Holmes and Rahe (1967)

3. Description of classical conditioning.

  • It is the idea that we learn through association. It suggests that links or associations are made between one object, activity or situation and another.
  • It is about positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement and punishment.

4. How many TV regions were there in Cowpe's study on media campaigns?

  • 12
  • 6
  • 7
  • 3

5. Name of the Study for Media campaigns

  • Dannenberg 1989
  • Cowpe 1989
  • Wallston et al 1972
  • Janis and Feshbach 1953


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