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December 01, 2010
Psychological Responses to Illness
Expires January 01, 2017
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CME Activity

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Sample questions:
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Which of the following is an example of stresses that a patient may experience when hospitalized?
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Attachment theory provides fruitful way of examining patients' interactions with the health care setting and their physicians. Among the four predominant attachment styles described by Bartholomew and Horowitz (1991), which attachment style is believed to derive from early experiences with unresponsive caregivers, leading individuals to excessively value self-reliance and to have difficulty trusting others?
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Kahana and Bibring's (1964) seven personality types can provide a useful framework for understanding a patient's response to medical illness. Which of the following is not one of these seven personality types?