, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 367–382

Coping with economic stress: Implications for helping professionals

  • Randy R. Weigel

DOI: 10.1007/BF00986752

Cite this article as:
Weigel, R.R. J Fam Econ Iss (1988) 9: 367. doi:10.1007/BF00986752


This article suggests methods for educational and service application of the research generated from the regional project, W-167, Coping with Stress: Adaptation of Nonmetropolitan Families to Socioeconomic Changes. Similarities among families studied as well as differences among state projects are highlighted. Suggestions for application center on strategies for educating rural families directly, providing information to those who work with rural families, and developing support systems conducive to the rural environment.

Key words

Coping Strategies Family Adaptation Helping Professionals Support Services 

Copyright information

© Human Sciences Press 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Randy R. Weigel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WyomingUSA

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