Dealing With Stress Discussion Questions

Instructor: Adrianne Baron

Adrianne has taught high school and college biology and has a master's degree in cancer biology.

Stress causes some of the most damaging conditions to occur in the body. Your high school or college students will learn how to deal with stress as they go through answering the discussion questions below.


Stress is one of the number one causes of heart disease and death in the United States. Stress takes a toll on the body and there are times that the body cannot recover from stress. It is best to have a working knowledge about stress and how to deal with it in order to not fall prey to it. Below are some questions to help you and your students start a dialogue about and understand the seriousness of stress and how to deal with it.

General Questions About Stress

  • It would only but make sense to start the discussion with defining stress. So, what is stress?
  • The next thing is to understand what a stressor is. What is a stressor?
  • Do the stressors that you mentioned always cause stress? What are some reasons or circumstances where they might not cause you stress?

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