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What is stress and how does it affect us? Learn what happens when we become stressed, discover techniques to manage your stress and take online stress tests to measure your stress levels:

Fight or Flight Response Revision Quiz Fight Or Flight Response Revision Quiz

Fight or Flight Revision Quiz

Test your knowledge of the fight-or-flight response with this revision quiz.

Fight or Flight Response Revision Quiz
Anger Test Anger Test

Are You Angry?

This test will see how you react in stressful situations.

Anger Test
Stress: Fight or Flight Response Stress: Fight Or Flight Response

To Run Or To Fight?

How the Fight-or-Flight response explains stress.

Stress: Fight or Flight Response
Stress Test Stress Test

Are You Stressed?

Take the stress test and measure your stress levels.

Stress Test
10 Causes of Stress (and How to Avoid Them) 10 Causes Of Stress (and How To Avoid Them)

10 Sources of Stress (and How to Avoid Them)

Everyone encounters stressful situations on an almost daily basis, from minor pressures that we hardly notice, to occasional traumatic situations which can cause ongoing stress. Many of us do not realise that some forms of stress, known as eustress, can have a positive effect on our performance, and instead refer to those experiences which cause us negative...

10 Causes of Stress (and How to Avoid Them)
Daily Hassles and Uplifts Daily Hassles And Uplifts

Sources of Stress: Daily Hassles and Uplifts

Research during the 1960s and 70s suggested that a significant source of stress was major life events, such as marriage or the death of a loved one. Holmes and Rahe (1967) argued that it was the upheaval caused by life-changing events, rather than the positive or negative nature of the events themselves, which was a cause of stress. They suggested that...

Daily Hassles and Uplifts
Sources of Stress: Life Events Sources Of Stress: Life Events

Sources of Stress: Life Events

A life event is a significant experience which can lead to an increase in stress. The subject of the life events is believed to be a less significant factor in causing stress than the amount of disruptive change in a person’s life that the event causes. Therefore, both positive and negative life events which necessitate change in a person’s life...

Sources of Stress: Life Events
Agoraphobia Agoraphobia


How agoraphobia affects sufferers' ability to function in open spaces.

Social Phobias Social Phobias

Social Phobias

Overview of social phobias and a case study.

Social Phobias
Specific Phobias Specific Phobias

Specific Phobias

How specific phobias affect people's ability to live a normal life.

Specific Phobias
How to Beat Stress and Succeed in Exams How To Beat Stress And Succeed In Exams

How to Beat Stress and Succeed in Exams

If you're one of the many people who gets stressed out when it comes to taking exams then we have a few tips for you that will help you to overcome this and really concentrating on achieving good grades. Firstly, look after your health. It's too easy to cram so much information into your brain and also try to get on with the rest of your life....

How to Beat Stress and Succeed in Exams
Karoshi Karoshi


What happens when stress gets the better of us?

Stress Management Stress Management

Stress Management

How stress management works.

Stress Management
What is Stress? What Is Stress?

What is Stress?

What happens to make us stressed? Find out what a popular theory on stress explains how it aids our survival, and what a folklore story says about the topic.

What is Stress?
General Adaptation Syndrome General Adaptation Syndrome

Adapting to Stress

Throughout human evolution, our survival has been contingent on an ability to survive life-threatening situations — from being hunted by predators to recovering from illnesses. But how do we become consciously aware that a situation is dangerous so that we might adapt to (and survive) it? Often, we are first alerted that a situation is...

General Adaptation Syndrome
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