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Children's Coping Efforts and Coping Efficacy: Effects of Parenting, Surgency, and Effortful Control

Abstract Stress responses play a central role in the development of psychopathology. Coping efforts, one subset of stress responses, have been shown to influence the relations between stress and adjustment. Although the relations between youths' coping and emotional and behavioral outcomes are well-documented, less is known about the factors that predict youths' coping. Given their importance for adaptation, understanding influences on youths' coping has important implications for developmental theories and preventive interventions. The current study examined the main and interactive effects of positive parenting and youths' temperament on youths' coping efforts and coping efficacy one year later in a sample of 192 youth age... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Velez, Clorinda Eileen (Author) / Wolchik, Sharlene (Advisor) / Eisenberg, Nancy (Advisor) / Ayers, Tim (Committee member) / Millsap, Roger (Committee member) / Sandler, Irwin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Clinical Psychology / Children's Coping / Parental Unemployment / Parenting / Temperament
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 125 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Psychology 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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