Stress, Sex Differences, and Coping Strategies Among College Students

  title={Stress, Sex Differences, and Coping Strategies Among College Students},
  author={Ruby R. Brougham and Christy M. Zail and Celeste M. Mendoza and Janine Miller},
  journal={Current Psychology},
The sources of stress (academics, financial, family, social, and daily hassles) and coping strategies (self-help, approach, accommodation, avoidance, and self-punishment) of 166 college students were examined. The relationship between sex, specific sources of stress, and coping strategies was also investigated. Students completed a stress assessment inventory and a stress coping inventory based on a 5-factor revised COPE model (Zuckerman and Gagne Journal of Research in Personality, 37:169–204… Expand

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