SCORING*Assign yourself one point for each of the following responses:ItemAnswerItemAnswer1T11T2F12T3F13F4T14F5T15T6F16F7F17F8T18T9F19T10T20FINTERPRETATION OF SCORESThis scale measures how much you know about how to effectively manage stress. The higher thescore, the more you know about effectively managing stress. If you scored lower than 11, you needto learn more about this topic. Perhaps you never heard of autogenic training, or that caffeine canmake stress worse, or that physical activity can help you manage stress, but competitive physicalactivity can actually increase the stress you experience. Maybe you never realized that stress canbe reduced by making your life more routine, or that sitting comfortably can help quiet yourinternal environment, or that delegating authority and responsibility can help alleviate stress.Maybe you never heard of biofeedback, or that focusing on your positive aspects can make youfeel less stressful, or that stress can make your muscles tense. Yet, these are all true and, knowing
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