Stress & Adaptation: Effects, Defense Mechanisms & Coping Strategies


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Defense mechanism the term is derived from

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1. Stress is physiological and psychological. Physiological stress can be seen by

2. Coping mechanisms and defense mechanisms encompass behaviors and

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The brain has ways of trying to help you deal with stress, and this quiz tests you on these ways. Areas of importance on the quiz will include sublimation and defense mechanisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This stress quiz specifically tests your ability to:

  • Recall what the term defense mechanism is derived from
  • Understand ways that physiological stress can be seen
  • Remember what coping and defense mechanisms encompass
  • Determine a coping mechanism when given an example of it
  • Recognize an example of sublimation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most pertinent information found in the lesson on stress effects
  • Information recall - remember the sublimation knowledge that you have acquired
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer a series of questions about coping and defense mechanisms

Additional Learning

More information is available through the lesson Stress & Adaptation: Effects, Defense Mechanisms & Coping Strategies. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Provide examples of things that cause stress
  • Define defense mechanism and coping strategy
  • Explain reaction formation
  • Examine the effects of rationalization
  • Explore the effects of regression