What Is a Psychological Stressor? - Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is psychological stress?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a psychological stressor?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding stress?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo gauge your understanding of psychological stressors. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include stress and types of psychological stressors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of psychological stressor
  • Examples of psychological stressors
  • Characteristics of stress and psychological stressors

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding psychological stress and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify key characteristics of stress and psychological stressors

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled What Is a Psychological Stressor? - Definition & Examples. By successfully completing the lesson, you will meet these objectives:

  • Define stress and psychological stress
  • Recall the causes of psychological stress
  • Understand the psychological stressors that affect people