When worrying can be positive

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. A central argument being made in the article is that -

  2. Worry -

  3. Worry -

  4. Worry is likely to be beneficial -

  5. Worry -

  6. Worry -

  7. Imagine that one of your colleagues has been for a medical test and is awaiting news as to whether she might need surgery and extensive medical treatment. Which of the following would be appropriate recommendations for reducing her worry?

  8. Imagine that you are waiting to hear whether the work in your entire department may be outsourced. There is a possibility that you may be made redundant. In this situation, which of the following may be suitable for developing your sense of competence?

  9. Would-be lawyers who were worried by a situation over which they had no control tended to worry less when they experienced a greater degree of autonomy. Which of the following may be effective for boosting your sense of autonomy?

  10. People faced with uncontrollable situations may worry less when they experience higher levels of relatedness. Which of the following statements would be the least likely to be included in a psychological questionnaire about relatedness?