Stress Trigger Assessment
Too much stress can affect both your emotional and physical health. This assessment will help you identify your life "stressors."

Stress

Can Optimism Make a Difference in Your Life?

A growing number of scientific studies indicate that optimistic people tend to live longer and have better physical and mental health than pessimistic people.

How to Beat Serious Stress

When you're faced with a highly stressful event in your life, the strategies outlined here will help you cope.

Anxiety

Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is when you have repeated, unexpected panic attacks and worry constantly about when the next one might happen. Medicines and therapy can help.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

If you tend to worry a lot, even when there’s no reason, you may have generalized anxiety disorder or GAD. Medicine and lifestyle changes can help.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder is debilitating anxiety that can affect people who have been through or witnessed a traumatic event. Counseling and medication can help.

Healing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

People who feel they're unable to regain control of their lives because of their responses to the trauma may have post-traumatic stress disorder.

Phobias

A phobia is an uncontrollable, irrational, and persistent fear of a specific object, situation, or activity. The fear experienced by people with phobias can be so great that some go to extreme lengths to avoid the source of their fear.

Adjustment Disorders in Children

An adjustment disorder is an unhealthy emotional or behavioral reaction to a stressful event or change in a person’s life. The response happens within 3 months of the stressful event.

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