Assessment and prediction of stress-related growth.

  title={Assessment and prediction of stress-related growth.},
  author={C. Park and L. H. Cohen and R. Murch},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={64 1},
  • C. Park, L. H. Cohen, R. Murch
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality
  • This article reports the development of the Stress-Related Growth Scale (SRGS) and its use in a study examining determinants of stress-related positive outcomes for college students. Study 1 analyses showed that the SRGS has acceptable internal and test-retest reliability and that scores are not influenced by social desirability. Study 2 analyses showed that college students' SRGS responses were significantly related to those provided by friends and relatives on their behalf. Study 3 analyses… CONTINUE READING
    1,336 Citations

    Tables and Topics from this paper

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    The assessment and validity of stress-related growth in a community-based sample.
    • 79
    Stress-Related Growth in Racial/Ethnic Minority Adolescents
    • 37
    • Highly Influenced
    Stress-Related Growth: Predictors of Occurrence and Correlates with Psychological Adjustment
    • 205
    • Highly Influenced
    Stress-Related Growth Among Women Living with HIV/AIDS: Examination of an Explanatory Model
    • 104
    • Highly Influenced
    Determinants of stress-related growth: Gender, stressfulness of the event, and coping strategies
    • 36
    • Highly Influenced
    Stress-Related Growth: Pre-Intervention Correlates and Change Following a Resilience Intervention
    • 80
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Stress-Related Growth among Suicide Survivors: The Role of Interpersonal and Cognitive Factors
    • Y. Levi-Belz
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research
    • 2015
    • 36


    Stress, social support, and the buffering hypothesis.
    • 12,357
    • PDF
    Locus of control as a stress moderator: The role of control perceptions and social support
    • 415
    Modeling cognitive adaptation: a longitudinal investigation of the impact of individual differences and coping on college adjustment and performance.
    • 1,007
    Effects of induced mood on self-reported life events and perceived and received social support.
    • 167
    Impact of Event Scale: a cross-validation study and some empirical evidence supporting a conceptual model of stress response syndromes.
    • 706
    Does age affect the stress and coping process? Implications of age differences in perceived control.
    • C. Aldwin
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Journal of gerontology
    • 1991
    • 234
    Optimism, coping, and health: assessment and implications of generalized outcome expectancies.
    • M. Scheier, C. Carver
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
    • 1985
    • 5,690
    Assessing coping strategies: a theoretically based approach.
    • 8,735
    • PDF