Where Does Stress Come From?

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What type of stressor is perfectionism?

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1. What is it called when you have a tendency to put things off until a later time?

2. Performance anxiety that causes distress during an exam is known as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In today's world, there are many factors that can cause us stress. Use these assessment tools to identify how much you actually know about sources of stress. Some of the information that you can expect to be evaluated on includes perfectionism, the meaning of stressors, and examples of different kinds of stressors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you recall:

  • The definition of stressors
  • Examples of environmental stressors
  • What kind of stressor perfectionism is classified as
  • The meaning of perfectionism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sources of stress
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as stressors and procrastination
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding environmental stressors
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding perfectionism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn additional information on sources of stress, have a look at this brief video lesson on Where Does Stress Come From? By the time you finish this lesson, you should be to:

  • Define stressors
  • Explain various kinds of job related stressors
  • Identify stressors that are interpersonal and school related
  • Point out ways in which the environment can cause stress
  • Describe internal stressors
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