ï¼ˆ1ï¼‰Complete the Holmes-Rahe Social Readjustment Rating Scale
https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTCS_82…. (Links to an external site.)
ï¼ˆ2ï¼‰ Remember the daily hassles scales by Lazarus in Chapter 5?Take this similar test and evaluate your results.
https://unit3and4psychology.files.wordpress.com/20… (Links to an external site.)
ï¼ˆ3ï¼‰ Find out about risk factors at the National Stroke Association. Complete the stroke risk card to evaluate your risk for stroke.Make sure to look at page 2 for results and more important information.
https://www.stroke.org/-/media/stroke-files/stroke… (Links to an external site.)
ï¼ˆ4ï¼‰ Test your risk of heart attack and stroke at the American Heart Association site.Click â€œTake the free â€œMy Life Sevenâ€ quiz or search â€œmy life sevenâ€.Make sure to copy the companycode before you begin. Follow the links after the quiz for suggestions. Make sure to check out the AHA dietary recommendations (click nutrition) .
http://mylifecheck.heart.org/ (Links to an external site.)
ï¼ˆ5ï¼‰ Read the American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer Look at the prevention and detection guidelines for suggestions to decrease your cancer risk.
ï¼ˆ6ï¼‰Visit the American Diabetes Association.Take the diabetes risk test and browse the site for information on the symptoms of diabetes. You might have to search the site for the test. Evaluate your risk from this information.
ï¼ˆ7ï¼‰Last but not least, evaluate your hostility and anger here:
http://www.stressanderos.org/hostility-questionnai… (Links to an external site.)
After you have completed the above activities, write an evaluation or “profile” of your health.Include your current health status from the numerous evaluations you have completed as well as a summary with suggestions to improve your health. Report should be 12 pt. font doubled-spaced. You do not need to include copies of the actual tests you took, just include the results in your profile report. These are normally 3 â€“ 4 pages long. Just include a paragraph on each evaluation.