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Coping Mechanisms Assessment

Welcome to the Coping Mechanisms Self-Assessment. This questionnaire is designed to help you better understand your current strategies for handling stress and adversity. The questions below will prompt you to think about how you typically react to challenging situations. Remember, there is no "right" or "wrong" answer. This self-assessment is simply a tool for self-reflection and self-understanding.

1. I manage stress by engaging in physical activities such as walking, running, or yoga.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

2. When faced with a problem, I tend to think it through logically.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

3. I express my feelings to others when I am upset or stressed.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

4. I use relaxation techniques (e.g., deep breathing, meditation) to manage stress.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

5. I avoid situations or people that cause me stress.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

6. I engage in hobbies or activities that I enjoy when I feel overwhelmed.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

7. I seek support from friends or family when dealing with stressful situations.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

8. I tend to use humour to lighten the mood when I'm feeling stressed.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

9. I use substances (alcohol, drugs, etc.) as a way to escape from stress.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

10. I eat more or less than usual when I am stressed.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

11. I take time for self-care (e.g., taking a bath, reading a book) when I am feeling stressed.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

12. I can easily distract myself from stressors.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

13. I find it helpful to write or journal about my feelings when I'm stressed.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

14. I tend to dwell on or overthink stressful situations.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

15. I practice mindfulness or presence to manage my stress.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

16. I feel the need to control every aspect of situations that cause me stress.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

17. I feel comfortable saying no to others to avoid unnecessary stress.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

18. I tend to isolate myself from others when I'm feeling stressed.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

19. I maintain a balanced diet and ensure adequate sleep during stressful periods.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).

20. I seek professional help when I'm unable to manage my stress.

Please rate the following statement on a scale from 1 (Rarely) to 5 (Always).