Coping with Negative Life Events

Clinical and Social Psychological Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-4757-9867-8 (Print) 978-1-4757-9865-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Introductory Theoretical Viewpoint

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      The Effects of Theoretical Perspective on the Analysis of Coping With Negative Life Events

  3. Effort Expenditure Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-17

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 19-50

      Help-Seeking as a Coping Mechanism

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 51-79

      Coping Difficulty, Energy Mobilization, and Appraisals of a Stressor

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 81-103

      Effort Expenditure Following Failure

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 105-129

      Depression, Self-Focused Attention, and Self-Regulatory Perseveration

  4. Control/Mastery Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-133

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 135-159

      Coping with Traumatic Life Events

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 161-189

      Daily Life Events and Mood

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 191-212

      Coping After a Relationship Ends

  5. Social Comparison Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-215

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 217-242

      Social Comparison and Illusions of Invulnerability to Negative Life Events

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      Pages 243-268

      Downward Comparison as a Coping Mechanism

  6. Image Maintenance Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 269-272

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 273-321

      Threats to Identity

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 323-346

      Coping with the Prospect of Social Disapproval

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 347-369

      The Role of Similarity/Difference Information in Excuse-Making

  7. Overview Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 371-372

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 373-399

      Stress and Coping

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 401-420