What are coping scales?

What are coping scales?

The Coping Scale is a self-report for children, modified based on the Self-Report Coping Scale (SRCS; Causey and Dubow 1992; Kochendefer-Ladd and Skinner 2002). Children are asked what they would do if something bad happens.

How do you measure coping?

The final two measures, the Coping Strategy Indicator (CSI; Amirkhan, 1990) and the Ways of Coping Questionnaire (WCQ; Folkman & Lazarus, 1988) assess situational coping strategies in response to a specific stressful event. These measures provide a counterpoint to dispositional measures.

How do you score the Brief-cope Scale?

Each of the 14 scales is comprised of 2 items; total scores on each scale range from 2 (minimum) to 8 (maximum). Higher scores indicate increased utilization of that specific coping strategy. Total scores on each of the scales are calculated by summing the appropriate items for each scale. No items are reverse scored.

What are the 3 broad coping strategies?

Coping mechanisms can be categorized into three broad types: appraisal -focused, which affects thought associated with the stressor; problem-focused, which affects the stressor itself; and emotion -focused, which affects the feelings associated with the stressor. Coping strategies can be either positive or negative.

Is the cope inventory valid?

The Brief-COPE is an abbreviated version of the COPE (Coping Orientation to Problems Experienced) Inventory, a self-report questionnaire developed to assess a broad range of coping responses. Overall, the present work offers a valid and reliable tool for assessing coping strategies in the Chilean population.

What is a good coping mechanism?

Here are some examples of healthy emotion-focused coping skills: Care for yourself: Put on lotion that smells good, spend time in nature, take a bath, drink tea, or take care of your body in a way that makes you feel good such as painting your nails, doing your hair, putting on a face mask.

What is a positive coping mechanism?

On the flip side, positive coping refers to coping styles or mechanisms that result in less stress, increased well-being, and effective handling of one’s problems.

What is the full name of coping scale?

The Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES)

What does the brief resilient coping scale measure?

Description: The Brief Resilient Coping Scale captures tendencies to cope with stress adaptively. The scale focuses on the tendency to effectively use coping strategies in flexible, committed ways to actively solve problems despite stressful circumstances.

What is the brief resilient coping scale?

The Brief Resilient Coping Scale (BRCS) is an even shorter measure of resilient coping, designed by Sinclair and Walston (2004), to capture an individual’s ability to cope with stress in highly adaptive ways. When the researchers say brief – they mean brief!

What are the different types of coping scales?

The Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES) The Brief Resilient Coping Scale (BRCS) The Proactive Coping Inventory (PCI) The Dyadic Coping Inventory (DCI) A Take-Home Message References What Do Coping Questionnaires Measure Exactly?

What is the Likert scale for coping?

The Coping Scale by Hamby, Grych, & Banyard (2015) was used to measure the family caregiver coping skills that contained an assessment of their abilities to overcome problems. The questionnaire consisted of 13 items with a Likert scale of 1-4 so the value range was 13-52.

Where did the coping strategies scale come from?

Some items, focusing on cognitive and emotional approaches, were adapted from Holahan and Moos’s (1987) widely-used Coping Strategies Scale (items 2, 3, and 4 below), while other cognitive and emotional items were original (1, 5, 6, and 8).