STRESS INDICATOR TEST

Return to the Welcome to Job Search home page or use your Back button to return to the previous page.
This exercise will help you see how vulnerable you may be to the stress of job hunting. Evaluate yourself on each of the items listed below. The results of this simple 20 question test will be send to you immediately!

The following scale is used:

     YES! = strong agreement with the statement
     YES  = agreement with the statement
     yes  = slight agreement with the statement
     no   = slight disagreement with the statement
     NO   = disagreement with the statement
     NO!  = strong disagreement with the statement

  1. I eat at least two balanced meals per day.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  2. I get 7 to 8 hours sleep each night.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  3. I give and receive affection regularly.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  4. I have several close relatives within 50 miles of my home on whom I can rely.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  5. I exercise to the point of perspiration at least three times per week.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  6. I seldom smoke cigarettes.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  7. I am the appropriate weight for my height.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  8. I have an income adequate to meet basic expenses.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  9. I get strength from my religious beliefs.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  10. I regularly attend club or social activities.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  11. I take fewer than three alcohol drinks per week.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  12. I have a strong network of friends and acquaintances.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  13. I have several close friends I can confide in about personal matters.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  14. I am in good health (including my eyesight, hearing and teeth).
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  15. I am able to speak openly about my feelings when angry or worried.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  16. I have regular conversations with family members about problems, chores, money and daily living issues.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  17. I do something for fun at least once per week.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  18. I am able to organize my time effectively.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  19. I drink less than 3 cups of coffee, tea, or cola per day.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!

  20. I take quiet time for myself during the day.
    NO! NO no yes YES YES!


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