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Stress Thermometer Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Stress  Thermometer Worksheet. It will help you know how much distress you feel when you are sick.

What is Stress Thermometer Worksheet

Stress is a part of life; you can’t get rid of it. To deal with daily stress,  you need to learn different coping ways to effectively deal with your stress. Everybody experiences stress differently, emotionally and physically; some people get quiet in stressful situations while others get jittery. The stress Thermometer (DT) was developed as a simple tool to effectively screen for symptoms of distress. This instrument is a self-reported tool using a 0-to-10 rating scale. Additionally, the patient is prompted to identify sources of distress using a Problem List.

How will  Stress  Thermometer Worksheet Help?

It will help you know the signs, symptoms, and how your body reacts to certain situations while experiencing distress. This is a great tool to give your level of distress objectivity and a value so that they can be dealt with effectively. 

Instructions on how to use  Stress  Thermometer Worksheet

Take a blank sheet with a picture of the thermometer on it, divide the thermometer into three sections. At the start and the end, write 1-10 (1 showing no distress and 10 showing extreme distress).

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Distress Thermometer Worksheet

Stress Survival Guide Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with a Stress  Thermometer Worksheet, which hopefully helped you know more about how much distress you feel when you are sick.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.