coping skill


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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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To enhance the client's coping skills in those situations, all CBSTs use such teaching tools as instruction, modeling, role play, and behavioral rehearsal.
s model, likewise, focuses on instilling in cancer survivors those cognitive-behavioral coping skills necessary for goal setting, confronting, solving, and ultimately alleviating the problems associated with the functional limitations imposed by cancer and its treatment.
CST aims to enhance the patient's coping skills and provide him or her with specific strategies for coping with the urge to drink.
show teachers and parents how to develop young children's (ages three through eight) coping skills through arts and language-based activities.
Through the various activities and new experiences, the time away afforded me the opportunity to learn coping skills, allowing me to focus better on my business.
Stronger proactive coping skills cause individuals to persist despite obstacles (Cervone 1989; White 1982).
If concurrent treatment is chosen, two types of therapies have been identified: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), especially coping skills training, and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT).
The purpose of this study was to: 1) examine students' most common fears, 2) determine if a current fear assessment needs to be updated, and 3) offer guidance and challenges to educators on how to foster students' coping skills and resiliency.
Her coping skills in dealing with this family tragedy was to utilize poetry as a way of overcoming grief and finding meaning amidst the pain.
Their mission is to empower families who are facing the realities of war, trauma or mental illness by providing critical information, coping skills, encouragement, comfort and, of course, hope.
Participants will learn ideas and techniques about relaxation, healthy eating, exercise and dealing with issues like anger, fear, isolation, depression and coping skills.
Steen's paper, entitled Promoting Positive Coping Skills in the New Nursing Workforce, covers an integrated literature review of substance abuse among nurses, concentrating on the importance of awareness and knowledge among nurses and nurse leaders, and the support that will be necessary to ensure the success of the new nursing workforce.