Psychological stress and coping in aging.

  title={Psychological stress and coping in aging.},
  author={Richard S. Lazarus and Anita Delongis},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={38 3},
The central question of this article is how the dynamics of stress and coping change with the circumstances of living and the processes of aging. The answer has remained obscure for three main reasons. First, the state of the art in the measurement of stress and coping is still primitive. Second, personal beliefs, values, and commitments, which develop from a person's unique history, shape the appraisal of stress and the manner in which stress is coped with and therefore have profo und… CONTINUE READING
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