We posit, therefore, that it is possible to use general coping assessment scales without missing the role that the type of situation plays in determining how people cope with
Given the broad range of theoretical perspectives on how to define stress and the clinical and empirical observations about the ways individuals cope with
stress, taxonomies were used to bring order and clarity to the study of coping.
Researchers have only recently started to target and empirically study religious and spiritual constructs in counseling, such as how people engage their religion/spirituality to cope with
Knowledge has been gained on the effects of stress and how groups such as teachers, engineers, scientists, unemployed African graduates, police officers and accounting professionals cope with
stress (Coetzee, Jansen and Muller, 2009; Cope, 2003; Coetzee and Esterhuizen, 2010; Louw and Viviers, 2010).
s questionnaire clearly highlights the specific behaviours exhibited by young people to cope with
stress (noted above as examples of coping activities).
As such, researchers and scholars have suggested that examining patterns of coping styles or coping profiles, such as individuals' relative reliance on some strategies and de-emphasis on others, may be a more advantageous way of understanding the manner in which individuals cope with
stress (Aldwin, 1994; Lazarus, 2000).
Identify the most frequent methods of coping used by nurses working in hemodialysis units to cope with
work-related stressors as indicated by this study.
Adolescents, teachers and parents contributed their perceptions of the types of skills adolescents should learn to cope with
stressors associated with an impoverished, urban context.
Although anticipating harm or loss is central to this widely accepted definition (Folkman & Moskowitz, 2004), traditional coping models tend to overemphasize the reactive nature of coping (Schwarzer & Taubert, 2002) and focus attention on how people cope with
past or ongoing stressors.
Each year, many students find themselves trying to cope with
the distress they experiences due to upcoming examination.
We carried out this study to determine how and how much nurses cope with
the stressful events (apply positive methods or negative responses) and to find out relationships between job coping and health outcomes in the nurses.
1998), more research is needed to identify the use and effectiveness with which highly skilled athletes cope with
stressful events following various types of stressful events.
The behavior that results from their inability to cope with
stressors is often the reason for their placement in a residential treatment facility.
Insight into how patients cope with
such drastic news may help health workers to appreciate the different responses and be more supportive of patients' coping strategies.
The model further proposes that rejected helpers would cope with
the rejection cognitively and behaviorally, with a view to restoring their threatened self-image.