Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure


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The general term for the psychological and physiological response to any real or imagined disruptions, demands, stimulations, or changes in life is known as:

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1. Phyllis studied for her Biology exam and arrived to class feeling confident about the material. However, when she began to answer the first few exam questions, Phyllis began to experience a rapid heartbeat, excessive sweating, and felt nauseous and lightheaded. Phyllis was experiencing a type of academic stress known as _____.

2. Which of the following is NOT a good coping strategy for dealing with test anxiety?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding stress and its causes can help you deal with it, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test what you know about vocabulary terms related to stress and strategies for coping with it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to check what you know about the following:

  • The term for natural chemicals that counter stress
  • The term for the psychological and physiological response to disruptions and changes
  • How test anxiety is categorized
  • Dealing with test anxiety
  • Dealing with work-related stress

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on stress reduction
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as test anxiety
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast good and bad ways of dealing with stress

Additional Learning

Continue your studies of the types of stress by reviewing the corresponding lesson called Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discusses how to deal with academic stress
  • Examines dealing with stress at work
  • Reviews coping with stress in general