The development of coping resources in adulthood.

@article{Aldwin1996TheDO,
  title={The development of coping resources in adulthood.},
  author={Carolyn M. Aldwin and ken. sutton and Max Lachman},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={1996},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={837-71}
}
We examined three community samples to determine whether stressful episodes form a context for the development of coping resources in adulthood. The first study found that 81.9% of a sample of 845 older men reported drawing upon prior experiences in coping with a recent problem. Content analysis revealed that only 22.7% drew upon similar stressful episodes; the rest drew upon problems from work, the military, illnesses, deaths, etc. The second study replicated the earlier findings in 102 men… CONTINUE READING

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