Personal and contextual determinants of coping strategies.

  title={Personal and contextual determinants of coping strategies.},
  author={Charles J Holahan and Rudolf H. Moos},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={52 5},
This study examined personal and contextual predictors of active and avoidance coping strategies in a community sample of over 400 adults and in a sample of over 400 persons entering psychiatric treatment for unipolar depression. Sociodemographic factors of education and income (except for active-cognitive coping), personality dispositions of self-confidence and an easy-going manner, and contextual factors of negative life events and family support each made a significant incremental… CONTINUE READING
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