[An analysis of coping in a middle-aged community sample].

  title={[An analysis of coping in a middle-aged community sample].},
  author={Susan Folkman and Richard S. Lazarus},
  journal={Kango kenkyu. The Japanese journal of nursing research},
  volume={21 4},
  • S. Folkman, R. Lazarus
  • Published 1 September 1980
  • Psychology
  • Kango kenkyu. The Japanese journal of nursing research
This study analyzes the ways 100 community-residing men and women aged 45 to 64 coped with the stressful events of daily living during one year. Lazarus's cognitive-phenomenological analysis of psychological stress provides the theoreticalframework. Information about recently experienced stressful encounters was elicited through monthly interviews and self-report questionnaires completed between interviews. At the end of each interview and questionnaire, the participant indicated on a 68-item… 

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