EDCO 790 Quiz Traumatology and Effects of Stress
Time Limit 60 Minutes
Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1 – Module 2: Week 2.
Contains 25 multiple-choice questions.
Is limited to 60 minutes.
Allows 1 attempt.
Is worth 50 points.
Submit this assignment by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of Module 2: Week 2.
Correct answers are hidden.
Score for this quiz: 46 out of 50
Submitted Aug 30 at 1:55pm This attempt took 40 minutes.
Attempt Attempt 1
Time 40 minutes
2 / 2 pts ____ is actually the body’s reaction to any situation that feels threatening.
2 / 2 pts Core symptoms of PTSD can be attributed to
increase in CNS norepinephrine as well as increases in serotonin
decreases in CNS norepinephrine as well as decreases in serotonin
decreases in CNS norepinephrine as well as increases in serotonin
increases in CNS norepinephrine as well as decreases in serotonin
0 / 2 pts SAMHSA established guidelines for trauma informed care which included all of the following except
safeguarding the client’s uniqueness
collaboration and mutuality
trustworthiness and transparency
empowerment, voice, and choice
2 / 2 pts These stress-related gastrointestinal disorders are described by Sapolsky, EXCEPT
Ulcers Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diarrhea Gastroparesis
2 / 2 pts Which of the following diseases is NOT discussed by Sapolsky as influenced by chronic stress?
Cancer Rhinoviruses AIDS SARS
0 / 2 pts If the threat or danger continues, a full shutdown may occur in the ___ stage
2 / 2 pts Helping individuals understand that what they are experiencing is not unusual is:
2 / 2 pts Which is NOT a function of the sympathetic nervous system?
2 / 2 pts According to Floyd, when a trauma survivor makes a connection between events that are not really connected, the person is engaging in
2 / 2 pts Chronic fatigue syndrome is related to the following, EXCEPT
low glucocorticoids in the bloodstream.
inability to mobilize energy.
an overactive stress response.
2 / 2 pts What is the first step toward developing heart disease from chronic stress?
left ventricular hypertrophy
2 / 2 pts The theory that a child’s individual development is nested within larger systems that affect their development is the result of the work of
2 / 2 pts Briere and Scott’s definition of trauma differs from the DSM’s in that they
find the DSM’s criteria too broad.
are surprised the issue has not been discussed in the traumatology field.
think the DSM overestimate the incidence of trauma in the general population.
believe an extremely upsetting event may be traumatic even if it is not life threatening.
2 / 2 pts Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first included as a diagnosis in the
2 / 2 pts Which is NOT one of the chemicals identified by Sapolsky as a “work horse” during stress response?
2 / 2 pts Herman, in Levers, says that psychological trauma is an affliction of the
2 / 2 pts Which of the following is NOT true:
The effects of childhood trauma may remain into adulthood.
The effects of childhood and adult trauma may be cumulative.
The notion of revictimization is a myth.
Trauma-related and other symptoms may be difficult to differentiate.
2 / 2 pts The blocking of physical pain in the short term when under severe stress is referred to as
2 / 2 pts How is appetite affected by stress response?
It is first stimulated, then suppressed.
It is first suppressed, then stimulated.
It is neither suppressed nor stimulated
It is overstimulated.
2 / 2 pts With the onset of stress, the immune system is
first suppressed and then activated
first enhanced and then suppressed
immediately suppressed and remains deactivated.
2 / 2 pts At the time when Sapolsky researched his work, studies on the effects of childhood stress on adults were
substantial and confirmatory.
2 / 2 pts Which of the following is most accurate, according to Sapolsky?
stress affects the reproductive system in women but not in men. stress affects the reproductive system in men but not in women.
stress affects the reproductive system and sexual behaviors and both men and women. stress increases sexual desire in women and decreases sexual desire in men.
2 / 2 pts Trauma, PTSD, and substance abuse overlap in the following ways, EXCEPT
trauma victims use substances to reduce their distress.
those who abuse substances are more prone to trauma exposure. substance abuse exacerbates the traumatic stress symptoms. substance abuse is a protective factor that reduces the likelihood of developing PTSD.
2 / 2 pts Zebras exemplify that stress responses
are shortened if anticipated should, ideally, be short term are unnecessary
are only external
2 / 2 pts What is cited as the key to managing stress?
Fight or Flight
Becoming aware of it
Quiz Score: 46 out of 50