Vulnerability to Stress
Certain aspects of our habits, our lifestyles, and our environments can make each of us more or less vulnerable to the negative effects of stress. How vulnerable are YOU to stress?
For each of the following 20 items, rate how much of the time each applies to you. You might want to print this completed page for your reference.
You may want to print out this page with your responses before moving on.
What your score means:
|0 - 10
|| indicates you have excellent resistance to the vulnerability of stress
|11 - 29
|| little vulnerability to stress
|30 - 49
|| some vulnerability to stress
|50 - 74
|| serious vulnerability
|75 - 80
|| extreme vulnerability
Sourve: University of California, Berkeley Wellness Letter, August, 1985. Scale Developers: Lyle Miller, Ph.D. and Alma Dell Smith, Ph.D. of Boston University Medical Center.