Coping with Stress

Lesson 1 - Stress vs Distress

Stress test (continued)

NOTE: For the next four scales, the words at each end describe opposite
feelings. Make a note of the number that seems closest to how you have
felt generally during the past month.

15. How concerned or worried about your health have you been?
Not concerned                                                                Very concerned
       at all
         10                8                6                4                2               0

16. How relaxed or tense have you been?
Very relaxed                                                                       Very tense

         10                8                6                4                2               0


17. How much energy, pep, and vitality have you felt?
Very energetic,                                                                 No energy
    
dynamic                                                                      at all, listless    
 
         10                8                6                4                2               0

18. How depressed or cheerful have you been?
Very cheerful                                                                   Very depressed
          10                8                6                4                2               0

                                                                                       

DIRECTIONS: Add up all the numbers you have noted for each question.
See the scoring chart on Page 10.