The role of coping responses and social resources in attenuating the stress of life events

@article{Billings2004TheRO,
  title={The role of coping responses and social resources in attenuating the stress of life events},
  author={Andrew G. Billings and Rudolf H. Moos},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={139-157}
}
The nature of individual coping responses to stressful life events was explored in a representative adult community sample. Two approaches to the classification of coping strategies were operationalized. Using these measures, small but significant gender and contextual differences in coping were identified. Mood and symptom levels were related to coping responses and to quantitative and qualitative measures of social resources. Measures of coping and social resources attenuated the relationship… Expand

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