Coping with stressful events in older children and young adolescents.

  title={Coping with stressful events in older children and young adolescents.},
  author={Bruce E Compas and Vanessa L Malcarne and K M Fondacaro},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={56 3},
Both the capacity to generate alternative solutions to cope with stressful events and the strategies actually used to cope with interpersonal and academic stressors were examined in a sample of junior high school age youngsters. Subjects were moderately consistent in the generation and use of pToblemand emotion-focused coping with the two types of events, and they adjusted the numbiT of problem-focused alternative solutions they generated to match their appraisals of the controllability of the… CONTINUE READING

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