Stress Managment Quiz 9 pg 4

Stress Managment Quiz 9 pg 4 - with your instructor Your...

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SITUATION 18. You must get a prescription filled and you can’t find a drug store that is open. Yes/No ______________ 19. You spend a good deal of time in a place that is very noisy. Yes/No ______________ 20. No matter how hard you have tried, you haven’t been able to finish all your work. Yes/No ______________ SCORING* Compute the sum of the confidence ratings made in conjunction with a Yes response. Divide this sum by the number of Yes responses. The maximum score obtainable is 100. Omit from the scoring any confidence ratings for items to which you responded No. INTERPRETATION OF SCORES This scale measures how confident you are that you can manage stressful situations when they occur. High scores (over 50) indicate you are confident that you can manage the stress that you will experience. Low scores (below 50) indicate you do not believe you will be very successful managing the stressful events that you may encounter. If you find that you are still unsure you can manage the stress in your life, share this feeling
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Unformatted text preview: with your instructor. Your instructor can probably recommend some reading or exercises to hone your stress management skills. There may also be stress management workshops on campus or in the community in which you can participate. If you are so inclined, you can even write to me in care of the publisher of this book or at the University of Maryland for suggestions. I would be more than willing to consult with you. In addition, the activity below should be of some assistance. IF YES, HOW CERTAIN ARE YOU THAT YOU COULD MANAGE THE STRESS? MIGHT YOU FEEL STRESS? * Source: Centers for Disease Control. An Evaluation Handbook for Health Education Programs in Stress Management. Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, 1983, pp. 190–194. 116 gre06755_ch09.qxd 5/5/05 1:50 PM Page 116...
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