This questionnaire will help you identify if you are suffering from stress. When answering the questions, please consider how you have felt over the past six months, and answer the question. At the end of the questionnaire, please submit your answers at the end of the questionnaire to get your score.

Please Note: This tool is for general information purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It may not be right for you and should not be relied upon in making decisions about your health. Please consult Therese.

Stress Self Assessment:

  1. Do you feel that you are constantly under pressure, going from one deadline to another?
  2. Do you regularly work overtime?
  3. How often do you exercise weekly?
  4. Do you find it hard to give yourself time to do nothing?
  5. Do you often do 2/3 tasks simultaneously?
  6. When you take your holidays do you get sick, or start to feel down?
  7. Do you feel that you have lost or are losing a sense of control in your life and that the balance you need or want is gone?
  8. Do you get impatient if people hold you up?
  9. Do you have a positive attitude/outlook on life?
  10. Do you find it difficult to switch off from work at the weekend?
  11. How many cups/glasses of caffeinated drinks (coffee, tea, Coke/cola, energy drinks) do you drink daily?
  12. Are you constantly feeling tired?
  13. Do you find it hard to get to sleep or stay asleep?
  14. Do you feel anxious or are you constantly worrying?
  15. How often have you been to your doctor for colds, flu's or infections in the last year?
  16. Do you find it hard to concentrate or remember things?
  17. Do you feel pain in your chest, does your heart pound, or do you find your hands sweaty?
  18. Has your appetite changed - are you eating more or eating less?
  19. Are you drinking more alcohol and/or smoking more?
  20. Are you experiencing headaches or migraines which are becoming more persistent in duration?

Remember, this questionnaire is purely a simple indicator of the amount of stress that you are currently experiencing within your particular lifestyle. It is not a substitute for seeking professional advice or diagnosis.

Your Stress test score is 36/100Low stress levels.This score indicates that you experience very little stress. Your lifestyle is such that stress has a minimal impact on your mental wellbeing and physical health . You are managing your lifestyle effectively and efficiently.

Your Stress test score is 48/100Moderate stress levels.This is an average score and indicates that your lifestyle is such that your are using positive coping techniques to manage stress. However we would recommend that you need to keep an eye on this and you would benefit from a session with us. Contact us for an appointment. (Appointments available in Limerick, Cork)

Your Stress test score is 83/100High stress levels.This score indicates that you are experiencing considerable amounts of stress which could be harmful to your wellbeing. You need to start and to take some control over your lifestyle and situation. Contact us for an appointment. (Appointments available in Limerick, Cork)

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