## Life Stress Survey - Combinations Task

In the combination task, you are to judge how stressful each life event or combination of life events would be as a whole. Imagine how stressful it would be to experience the combination of events that occur around the same time. Your task is to judge the total stress produced by the combination of events.

#### Use any numbers between 0 and 100. Use the following scale as a guide:

 0 = No stress at all 20 = Slightly stressful 40 = Stressful 50 = Moderately Stressful 60 = Very stressful 80 = Very Very stressful 100 = Maximal stress

#### Warmup Trials Combinations Task- Life Stress Scale

W1. Christmas Season
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress moderately stressful Maximal stress
W2. Anthrax (October, 2001) & change in eating habits & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
W3. Christmas Season & change in eating habits & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
W4. Anthrax (October, 2001)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
W5. Death of spouse & change in eating habits & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
W6. Marriage & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress

Actual trails start here. Please remember you are judging how stressful each life event or combinations of life events would be as a whole. Use numbers between 0 & 100 when making judgments.

1. Taking a trip by airplane
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
2. New family member & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
3. Terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
4. Christmas Season & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
5. Marriage & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
6. Fired from work & change in eating habits & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
7. Anthrax (October, 2001)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
8. Divorce
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
9. New family member & change in eating habits & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
10. Death of spouse & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
11. Terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
12. Death of spouse & change in eating habits & moving (change of residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
13. Fired from work & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
14. Fired from work
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
15. New family member
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
16. Death of spouse
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
17. Marriage
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
18. Divorce & change in eating habits & moving (change of residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
19. Death of spouse & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
20. Terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
21. Terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 & change in eating habits & moving (change of residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
22. Anthrax (October, 2001) & change in eating habits & moving (change of residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
23. Death of spouse & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
24. Christmas Season
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
25. Anthrax (October, 2001) & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
26. Anthrax (October, 2001) & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
27. Marriage & change in eating habits & moving (change of residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
28. Divorce & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
29. Taking a trip by airplane & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
30. Divorce & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
31. Fired from work & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
32. Taking a trip by airplane & change in eating habits & moving (change of residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
33. New family member & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
34. New family member & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
35. Terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
36. Divorce & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
37. Marriage & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
38. Christmas Season & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
39. Taking a trip by airplane & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
40. Christmas Season & change in eating habits & moving (change of residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
41. Fired from work & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
42. Anthrax (October, 2001) & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
43. Christmas Season & moving (change in residence)
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
44. Taking a trip by airplane & jail term
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress
45. Marriage & change in eating habits
 0 * * * 50 * * * 100 No Stress Moderately stressful Maximal stress

46. What is your age? years.
47. Gender: Are you Male or Female?
Female
Male

48. How many years of Education have you completed?
Put 12 for High School diploma.
Put 16 for college diploma (bachelor's degree).
put 20 for doctorate degree (Ph.D., M.D., etc).
Education:
49. Nationality (country of birth):
50. Please re-enter your self-selected identity number: