MODERATELY EXTREMELY 16. . . . having urges to break or smash things? 1 2 3 4 5 17. . . . feeling very self-conscious with others? 1 2 3 4 5 18. . . . spells of terror or panic? 1 2 3 4 5 19. . . . feelings of worthlessness? 1 2 3 4 5 20. . . . feeling most people will take advantage of you if you let them? 1 2 3 4 5 SCORING* Add up all the answers you circled and divide that sum by 20. INTERPRETATION OF SCORES This is a scale that measures whether you are avoiding stress, as indicated by the absence of common problems and complaints. If you scored higher than 4, you experience enough problems and complaints to indicate a high level of distress. If you scored lower than 4, you experience a manageable level of stress. Glance at the items on the Psychological Health scale once again. Notice that they concern feelings and thoughts, not actions. And yet, these thoughts and feelings may govern what you do and the decisions you make, even when they are irrational. For example, you may know that it is
This is the end of the preview.
access the rest of the document.
Federal government of the United States, Government Printing Office, psychologist Albert Ellis, Psychological Health scale