How Well Are You Managing Stress?

  • Which of the following situations cause stress?

     

    A. Getting married

     

    B. Death of a spouse or loved one

     

    C. Money problems

     

    D. Getting fired

     

    E. Getting injured

     

    F. All of the above

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  • Stress produces the following changes in the body:

     

    A. Increased heart rate

     

    B. Increased blood pressure

     

    C. Immune system changes

     

    D. All of the above

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  • Ongoing stress can increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and other health problems.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which of the following are symptoms of stress?

     

    A. Back pain

     

    B. Constipation or diarrhea

     

    C. Headache

     

    D. High blood pressure

     

    E. Insomnia

     

    F. Weight gain

     

    G. All of the above

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  • Children rarely feel stress.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Some studies show that job stress may be as bad for your health as smoking or not exercising.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which of the following activities can help you feel less stress?

     

    A. Owning a pet

     

    B. Exercising

     

    C. Spending time with friends

     

    D. Deep breathing

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Over-the-counter medicines can relieve stress.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which of the following activities can help you ward off the effects of stress?

     

    A. Eating a healthy diet

     

    B. Exercising

     

    C. Avoiding alcohol and caffeine

     

    D. Discussing your feelings

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Which of the following help you learn to relax?

     

    A. Deep breathing exercises

     

    B. Muscle relaxation

     

    C. Meditation

     

    D. Biofeedback

     

    E. Massage

     

    F. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

     

    G. All of the above

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  • Living a stressful life is unavoidable.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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