Volume 5, Number 4 (Spring 2000)                   IJPCP 2000, 5(4): 17-27 | Back to browse issues page


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Daeipoor P. Coping Strategies Among Adolescents In Tehran. IJPCP. 2000; 5 (4) :17-27
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1785-en.html

M. A. in Clinical Psychology Tehran Psychiatric Institute
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Objectives: In this study the coping strategies among adolescents in Tehran is investigated. Method: 1058 middle and high school male and female students were selected randomly and assessed by 80-items Adolescent Coping Scale (ACS). The Scale evaluates 18 coping strategies, and three coping styles. Mean and t-value for all groups were calculated. Findings: The findings indicate that the effective ways of coping decrease as age grows. Girls in comparison with boys are showing more wishful thinking, anxiety, tension reduction, not coping, self blame, self control and seeking spiritual support. Whereas boys use more social action strategies, reject spiritual support, ignore problems, focus on positive points, seek professional help, and desire physical recreation.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/12/23

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