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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It was hypothesized that more highly skilled equestrians, and those involved in more dynamic, physically challenging events would exhibit more positive athletic and pain coping skills than less-skilled competitors, and those athletes performing in less dynamic events.
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[USA], Nov 3 ( ANI ): According to a new study, childhood obesity may affect school performance and coping skills for challenging situations.
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The purpose is to teach students basic coping skills to handle common life challenges from work to home life, providing a blend of exercises, self-help tools, and diagrams in the process of teaching key life skills.
The third project, Rebound of Whatcom County's Rebound Roots Program, provides parents and their children side- by-side support to encourage positive behavior, classes that teach positive coping skills, anger management, self-awareness techniques, and communication skills for children and families dealing with behavioral and emotional issues, according to the press release.