Go to the following website and take the stress inventory: http://www.stress.org/holmes-rahe-stress-inventory (Links to an external site.)
Psychology essay – Stress
After taking the stress inventory referenced above, write an essay to evaluate your personal stress level as well as your coping strategies when dealing with stress. This is a 5 part essay and should include the following:
- Part 1 – Write a summary defining stress and stressors. Explain the relationship be-tween stress and physiological as well as psychological health.
- Part 2 – Discuss how you rated on the stress inventory – be specific. Then, identify the specific stressors in your life.
- Part 3 – Identify your current strategy for coping with stress. Discuss whether your strategy(s) are effective or ineffective.
- Part 4 – Discuss whether changes need to be made to reduce stress or to cope with stress for optimum health.
Development of the essay, spelling and grammar will also be graded