[Development of a scale for workers' coping behavior: its reliability and validity].

@article{Shoji1992DevelopmentOA,
  title={[Development of a scale for workers' coping behavior: its reliability and validity].},
  author={Masami Shoji and Kenichi Shoji},
  journal={Sangyo igaku. Japanese journal of industrial health},
  year={1992},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={10-7}
}
The purpose of this study is to develop a scale for measuring coping with job stressors. Stress process and coping function provide the theoretical framework. Coping is conceptualized as situation-specific behavior. We measure episodic coping, that is, the strategies that individuals actually use in coping with a particular situation. First, a preliminary scale, was prepared. It contained 39 coping behaviors with job stressor which were based on an open-ended pilot study. Next, factor analysis… CONTINUE READING