Understanding adjustment following traumatic brain injury: is the Goodness-of-Fit coping hypothesis useful?

@article{Kendall2008UnderstandingAF,
  title={Understanding adjustment following traumatic brain injury: is the Goodness-of-Fit coping hypothesis useful?},
  author={Elizabeth Kendall and Deborah J. Terry},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 8},
  pages={1217-24}
}
Coping efforts have been recognised as an important aspect of resilience following traumatic brain injury, but little is known about what constitutes effective coping in this population. This longitudinal research examined the usefulness of the Goodness-of-Fit hypothesis, drawn from the Lazarus and Folkman [(1984). Stress, appraisal and coping. NY: Springer.] theory of stress and coping, as a way of understanding coping effectiveness. The hypothesis suggests that the nature and success of… CONTINUE READING

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