Make an appointment with your GP who will be able look at treatment options and referral to specialist services if appropriate.
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MIND's website includes a series of questions and answers on how to deal with exam stress.
Being a student involves lots of assessments and tests of your learning and abilities. They also test your ability to cope under pressure.
Exams are bound to be stressful but stress has its benefits – by helping you reach peak performance. You can make it work to your advantage.
As a general rule, the 3 steps to managing exam and assessment stress are:
Getting organised and putting in the revision will help you to keep calm and give reassurance that you’ve done your best.
Exam or assessment time
If you get really bad in the run up to exams or assessments