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What Do You Know About Stress?

Slow traffic. Screaming children. A job interview. A crumbling marriage. Any of these could be a stressful situation. We all face stress in our lives, and some days are more stressful than others. Stress can take its toll on our physical and mental health. Learn more about stress and its effects by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

1. Which gland in your body is responsible for the stress response?
2. Acute stress is the most common form of stress. Which of these can cause acute stress?
3. Which of these is a symptom of acute stress?
4. Chronic stress is the stress that wears at people day after day. Which of these is an example of chronic stress?
5. Stress can affect not only your health, but also other aspects of your life. What else can be affected by stress?
6. Which of these suggestions is an effective way to deal with stress?
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Online Medical Reviewer: Nelson, Gail A, MS, APRN, BC
Date Last Reviewed: 9/9/2013
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