Chapter 16: Stress, Health and Coping

True or False

Remember – as you answer True or False, imagine explaining to a friend how you reached your decision.


  1. Stress in the workplace has physical, psychological and social costs.
  2. People who believe that their success is a matter of luck have an internal locus of control.
  3. Cortisol and adrenaline are neurotransmitters.
  4. Deep breathing and yoga are examples of physical stress management techniques.
  5. The inverted U hypothesis describes the impact of increasing arousal on performance.
  6. Selye proposed the concept of eustress to describe how stress impacts males and females differently.
  7. People suffering from presenteeism may continue working even when they are injured.
  8. Employees who survive in high-demand environments are described as “resilient”
  9. During our primary appraisal of a stressor, we evaluate our coping strategies.
  10. A person who believes that their success is the result of their own effort would be described as having an internal locus of control.


  1. true
  2. false
  3. false
  4. true
  5. true
  6. false
  7. true
  8. true
  9. false
  10. true



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