Stress Quiz: How Stressed Are You?

No doctor's appointment required for this stress test

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Afraid of needles? Pick up a pencil. In addition to drawing blood to check for stress markers, scientists craft quizzes to reveal whether you're feeling harmful stress. This stress quiz was adapted from the Perceived Stress Scale by Sheldon Cohen, a psychoneuroimmunologist at Carnegie Mellon University.

Stress Quiz

To find out how stressed you are, print out the quiz and pick up a pencil. Once you're done, add up your answers. Click here for stress management tips.Popular Science Staff

This quiz was originally published as part of the "Science Of Stress" feature in the March 2015 issue of Popular Science. To find out more about stress--including how to beat it--check out the rest of the article.