How Well Are You Managing Stress?

  • Which of the following situations cause stress?

     

    Getting married

     

    Death of a spouse or loved one

     

    Money problems

     

    Getting fired

     

    Getting injured

     

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Stress produces the following changes in the body:

     

    Increased heart rate

     

    Increased blood pressure

     

    Immune system changes

     

    All of the above

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

     

    True

     

    False

    Correct Answer
  • Which of the following are symptoms of stress?

     

    Back pain

     

    Constipation or diarrhea

     

    Headache

     

    High blood pressure

     

    Insomnia

     

    Weight gain

     

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Children rarely feel stress.

     

    True

     

    False

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

     

    True

     

    False

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

     

    Owning a pet

     

    Exercising

     

    Spending time with friends

     

    Deep breathing

     

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Over-the-counter medicines can relieve stress.

     

    True

     

    False

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

     

    Eating a healthy diet

     

    Exercising

     

    Avoiding alcohol and caffeine

     

    Discussing your feelings

     

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Which of the following help you learn to relax?

     

    Deep breathing exercises

     

    Muscle relaxation

     

    Meditation

     

    Biofeedback

     

    Massage

     

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

     

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Living a stressful life is unavoidable.

     

    True

     

    False

    Correct Answer