Alarm Stage of Stress: Definition & Explanation


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What are the stages of stress collectively called?

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1. Who came up with the idea of general adaptation syndrome?

2. What are the consecutive stages of stress?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is our brain's first response to a stressful situation, and what could happen beyond this initial stage? This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you assess your understanding of this process.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The name of the collective stages of stress
  • The name of the person who developed these stages
  • The ability to name the stages of stress in order
  • Another term for the alarm stage
  • The symptoms one experiences in the alarm stage

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the brain's initial reaction to stress
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as flight and fight
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the stages of stress

Additional Learning

To learn more about our response to stress, review the accompanying lesson called Alarm Stage of Stress: Definition, Lesson & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Inform who developed the stages of stress
  • Describe how people typically respond to the first signs of stress
  • Provide scenarios to illustrate the alarm stage of stress
  • Offer brief descriptions of the other stages of stress
  • Discuss the good and bad aspects of stress