Coping Strategies

  • Richard Lazarus


This chapter focuses on a metatheory of stress and coping, and advances five main points. Much of what is presented here has been detailed elsewhere (Lazarus and Folkman, 1984; Lazarus, 1966; Lazarus, DeLongis, Folkman and Gruen, 1985). Nonetheless, particularly important new efforts in this area are highlighted.


Psychological Symptom Cognitive Appraisal Coping Process Positive Reappraisal Coping Scale 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Lazarus
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of CaliforniaUSA

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