Sturt Stress Quiz

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This is a test to determine the level of stress in your life.

Select the number that describes how often you have experienced the following stress symptoms in the past 3 to 6 months:

Sturt Stress Quiz
Quick Quiz to check your stress levels.

1.

Chronic hyper-arousal

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

2.

Trembling

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

3.

Hyperventilation

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

4.

Dizziness

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

5.

Sleep disorders / insomnia

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

6.

Pounding heart

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

7.

Chronic headaches

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

8.

Trouble breathing

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

9.

Chest pains

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

10.

Chronic backaches

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

11.

Muscular tension

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

12.

Tension

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

13.

Anxiety / nervousness

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

14.

Skin problems

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

15.

Chest problems

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

16.

Cold extremities (hands or feet)

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

17.

Restlessness

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

18.

High blood pressure

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

19.

Digestive problems

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

20.

Allergies

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

21.

Persistent colds

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

22.

Constantly exhausted or tired most of the time

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

23.

Constantly keyed-up feeling

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

24.

Becoming more irritable, shorter and shorter fuse

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

25.

Have less & less time for people, even family and friends

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

26.

Increasing difficulty in making decisions

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

27.

Aware or frequent difficulty in concentrating

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

28.

Chronic forgetfulness

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

29.

Feeling hopeless, like “Who cares?”, “Why bother?”

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

30.

Often wake up in the morning unrefreshed

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

31.

Frequent feelings of worthlessness (‘I am a Failure”)

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

32.

Loss of enthusiasm or enjoyment about your work

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

33.

Appetite change, eg over-eating, loss of appetite

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

34.

Overlooking normal duties or responsibilities

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

35.

Feeling unappreciated most of the time

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

36.

Feeling burdened by responsibilities and pressures

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

37.

Aware of accomplishing less and less in the time available

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

38.

Withdrawing, absenting yourself

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

39.

Becoming excessively pre-occupied with details

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

40.

Increasing inability to say “No”

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

41.

Becoming overly dogmatic, inflexible or fussy

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

42.

“Driving” yourself too hard in your work

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

43.

Becoming cynical or hyper-critical with family or friends

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

44.

Increasing boredom with work or life in general

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

45.

Frequent daydreaming

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

46.

Losing a clear perspective on life or work

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

47.

Inability to enjoy, or to laugh

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

48.

A growing sense of being “out of control” in an area of life

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

49.

Reliance on alcohol

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

50.

Reliance on drugs

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

51.

Reliance on cigarettes

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

52.

Reliance on caffeine

Not at all Frequently Almost daily

53.

Reliance on food

Not at all Frequently Almost daily
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