Stress Mgmt Unit 4 L1

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24 Questions

What is stress defined as?

What are stressors?

What is stress caused by?

What must a person perceive for stress to result?

Which individual coping strategy involves actively working to avoid overload, ambiguity, and conflict?

What is the term used for the pursuit of personal and mental potential through a personal health promotion program?

Which organizational coping strategy involves the organization taking responsibility for managing employees' stress?

What is the term used for a group of family members or friends with whom a person can talk and spend time?

Which individual coping strategy involves making daily lists and categorizing activities into Critical, Important, and Optional?

What individual coping strategy involves regular exercise to reduce tension and stress?

Which type of stressor is related to group pressures and leadership style?

What are the individual consequences of stress mentioned in the text?

Which type of personality is more relaxed and balanced?

What are examples of organizational stressors?

What are examples of life stressors?

What are the consequences of stress at the individual level?

What is burnout characterized by?

Which of the following is a Type A personality trait?

What are the effects of stress at the organizational level?

Which of the following is a psychological consequence of stress?

What may Type A individuals alienate themselves from?

Which of the following is an example of an organizational stressor?

What are the consequences of stress at the behavioral level?

What are the characteristics of Type A personalities?


Individual Differences, Stress, and Consequences

  • Type A personalities are competitive, work-oriented, and time-urgent, while Type B personalities are more relaxed and balanced.
  • Type A individuals may alienate themselves from others, while Type B individuals may have better interpersonal skills.
  • People tend to lean towards either Type A or Type B personalities.
  • Organizational stressors include task demands, role demands, physical demands, and interpersonal demands.
  • Life stressors include life changes and life trauma.
  • Stress can have constructive or destructive effects, leading to positive energy or job burnout.
  • Stress can lead to increased energy and motivation (positive), or decreased performance and burnout (negative).
  • Individual consequences of stress include behavioral, psychological, and medical effects.
  • Behavioral consequences may include substance abuse or violence.
  • Psychological consequences may include depression or sleep disturbances.
  • Organizational consequences of stress include decreased performance, withdrawal, and negative attitudes.
  • Burnout is characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and decreased personal accomplishment.


Test your knowledge of individual differences, stress, and their consequences with this quiz. Explore the characteristics of Type A and Type B personalities, organizational and life stressors, and the potential constructive and destructive effects of stress. Understand the behavioral, psychological, and organizational consequences of stress, as well as the key indicators of burnout.

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