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coping skill

Any characteristic or behavioral pattern that enhances a person's adaptation. Coping skills include a stable value or religious belief system, problem solving, social skills, health-energy, and commitment to a social network.
Synonym: coping mechanism
See also: coping
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This game empowers children with information on being safe and teaches coping skills -- but in a fun way.
Tronerud's students developed the ability to attend inclusion classes regularly, but they have learned valuable coping skills that have made them successful throughout the school and in their daily lives.
The course offers education on diagnosis, crisis management and intervention, medications and side effects, brain function, problem solving, communication and coping skills, empathy, self-care, recovery/rehabilitation and advocacy.
They examined data on 170 kids and teenagers ages 8 to 18 and found that poor coping skills, and not gender, economic status, or type of abdominal pain, was directly tied to lower quality of life scores.
coping skills training for self-care, self-sufficiency, and other activities leading to social inclusion,
Challenge You Condition teaches people techniques to manage pain, strengthen their coping skills and improve their quality of life.
These are mindfulness exercises and lifestyle tips that encourage replacing addictive behaviors with healthy ones, and offers chapters packed with coping skills, keys to recognizing and avoiding addiction triggers, and building a support system.
Developing everyday coping skills in the early years; proactive strategies for supporting social and emotional development.
By talking about death and dying as a normal and natural subject, it enables bereaved children to have better coping skills.
I wanted to de-stress and learn coping skills to help me in a professional setting, especially how to deal with customers and co-workers in a calm manner," she said.
Our senior informants indicate they have strong coping skills and largely demonstrate that they are resilient and unimpeded by initial barriers or obstacles.
Designed to enhance coping skills and social networks, the program also seeks to stabilize living and financial situations as well.