Young children's coping with interpersonal anger.

  title={Young children's coping with interpersonal anger.},
  author={Richard A. Fabes and Nancy Eisenberg},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={63 1},
Although interest in children's stress and coping has increased, little attention has been paid to children's interpersonal coping. During free-play periods, we observed and recorded the causes of preschoolers' (M age = 55.43 months) anger and how they reacted to these provocations (n = 69). Measures of social competence and popularity also were obtained. Preschoolers' coping with interpersonal anger varied in meaningful ways in different contexts and varied for boys and girls. For example… CONTINUE READING