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Stress is a necessary part of our lives and can have both beneficial and negative effects. The stress response is primarily determined by our perception of an event, transition, or problem. Finding a balance in our lives and managing our stress can be a challenge. An important first step is recognizing the degree to which we are affected by the stress in our lives and then move toward strategies to make it better.
This document contains a series of self-assessment scales to help us determine the degree and type of stress we are experiencing and how well our stress coping skills are working.