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Vincent Z., English surgeon, 1881-1974. See: Cope clamp.


1. The upper half of a flask in the casting art; hence applicable to the upper or cavity side of a denture flask.
2. An act that enables one to adjust to the circumstances.
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Committee on Publication Ethics. A voluntary body of editors of peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals founded in 1997 to provide a forum for discussing issues related to the integrity of the scientific record. COPE supports and encourages editors to report, catalogue and instigate investigations of breaches of research and publication ethics and other ethical problems in the publication process.
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1. The upper half of a flask in the casting art; hence applicable to the upper or cavity side of a denture flask.
2. An act that enables one to adjust to the environmental circumstances.
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Upper half of flask in casting art; hence applicable to the upper or cavity side of a denture flask.
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Patient discussion about cope

Q. Any tips for coping with fibromyalgia?

A. I agree with the fact getting a better understanding helps but for me coping is finding support, someone you can talk to that is understanding. Accepting the fact you have can't do all the things you use to in the same way. REST...nap durning the day if possible so many people say this interfers with your sleep at night BUT for 2 years I wouldn't lie down and rest b/c I slept so poorly at night latey I have found resting if even 30 minutes helps me make it through my day. My medications help so talk to your doctor and I also if I can't nap durning the day sit and read to give my body a break b/c somedays it is so hard to move! 20 minute walks, warm baths, and herbal tea to help me relax and try to get as much sleep as possible at night. Hope this helps and Good Luck!

Q. How have people coped with dealing with depression? I have bi-polar II mixed disorder and I have been a candidate for no medication. I haven't taken medication for the last 3 years. I've recently been struggling with alleviating my depression.

A. The book is called An Unquiet Mind.
Nicholas, talk to your friends and family, tell them what goes on in your head during episodes, tell them what your journey has been like with this illness. Give them an opportunity to ask questions, teach them what your triggers are. Teach them what you want them to do when you are experiencing a mania or a depression. You are your own best tool when teaching the ones you love about this illness.
Good luck, I am sure if you open up and talk to them about it they will listen and learn, you will make them better people for it.

Q. What are the risks involved in pregnancy due to this and how to cope? my wife is having thalassemia…….she is having anemia too she had blood transfusions often and I am worried about her and want to know ….. What are the risks involved in pregnancy due to this and how to cope?

A. I have thallassemia b minor and my hematocrit was 23 during pregnancy. I was very very unwell. If father has the genetic trait, child can be born with thalassemia and if thalassemia major occurs is as you may know very difficult to deal with.

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In contrast to earlier studies showing that women and men cope with stress differently through mechanisms such as cognitive complexity, self-efficacy, interactional goal orientation, expressivity-instrumentality, and gender role orientation (Davis, Burleson, & Kruszewski, 2011; Brougham, Zail, Mendoza, & Miller, 2009; Feng & Xiu, 2016), the findings of this study indicate that the role of these mechanisms may be modified by an individual's secure attachment level.
The high mean values for several BCI subscales suggests that men and women have a large repertoire of strategies to enlist to help them cope adaptively to a wide variety of stressors.
Although the GHQ-12 and Brief COPE (specific coping) were scheduled to be completed seven days after selection procedures in phase two of the research, a number of players (N= 4; 28.6%) did not complete the questionnaire on this day despite being sent a reminder.
Means, standard deviations, and Cronbach's alpha reliability for the Brief COPE factor scales, the BAPS subscales, and correlations between the scales are reported in Table 1.
Minimizing the discomfort of change16 is essential if one is to cope with diabetes.
On immigration, Cope called for a system that encourages those who follow the rules, and on the military, he declared that "We need a strong and well-supplied fighting force that makes any potential adversary think twice about acting against this country."
Cope's family members reportedly said her phone and bag were recovered at the airport.
In their study on psychological adaptation to visual impairment, Bergeron and Wanet-Defalque (2013) utilized the Brief COPE to assess adults' coping with acquired visual impairments.
We posit, therefore, that it is possible to use general coping assessment scales without missing the role that the type of situation plays in determining how people cope with stress.
Hence, how individual cope with psychological burden of living with HIV/AIDS is an important dimension to explore in Pakistani culture.
Coping interventions would teach individuals about the range of coping strategies available for managing a variety of stressful stimuli and, in the context of tinnitus, how to strategically cope with the fluctuating symptoms of tinnitus.
It is argued that religious practices such as praying can help couples to cope with their stressful conditions.