How to cope with stress

Multiple-choice questions: In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again

  1. The best way to think of stress is that it -

  2. The research by Charles Carver -

  3. Dealing with stress through denial is -

  4. Sometimes, psychologists categorise certain coping strategies as being avoidant in nature. Which of the following are most likely to fall into the avoidant category?

  5. When faced with any stressful situation -

  6. Generally speaking...

  7. Using emotion-focused strategies such as humour or religion to cope with the experience of stress is -

  8. Self-distraction is...

  9. Positive reframing is -

  10. For perfectionistic individuals - ie those who set themselves unreasonably high standards - it is likely that -