How Do I Handle Stress and Adversity?

Reviewed Nov 27, 2015


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Hardiness is a personality characteristic that enables individuals to cope with stress and adversity. Answer these 30 questions to assess your hardiness.

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By Drew Edwards, MS, EdD
Source: Family Assessment Inventories for Research and Practice by H.I. McCubbin and A.I. Thompson. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1991; Gebhardt, W.A., van der Doef, M.P., Paul, L.B. (2001). The Revised Hardiness Inventory: Psychometric Properties and Relationship With Self-reported Health and Health Behavior in Two Dutch Samples. Health Education Research, 16(5):279-292; Nowack. K.M. (1988) Coping Style, Cognitive Hardiness and Health Status. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12(2):145-158.
Reviewed by Lily Awad, MD, Associate Medical Director

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