Rasskazova E.I., Gordeeva T.O. Coping strategies in the psychology of stress: approaches, methods, perspectives

Full text in Russian: Рассказова Е.И., Гордеева Т.О. Копинг-стратегии в психологии стресса: подходы, методы и перспективы исследования
The Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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The notion of coping is considered. The summary of studies of coping strategies efficiency as a factor of psychological well-being and performance efficacy is presented. Criteria of coping strategies within different approaches vary depending on their awareness, their regulation and an object of regulation (coping strategy and emotional regulation ratio). A comparative characteristics and evaluation results of Russian adaptation of two most popular methods of coping strategies assessment – Ways of Coping Questionnaire by R.Lasarus and S.Folkman and COPE by C.Carver, M.Scheier and D.Wentraub – are given.

Keywords: coping, coping strategies, coping with stress, psychodiagnostics, defense mechanisms, performance efficacy, psychological well-being


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project 09-06-00410а.

Cyrillic letters are transliterated according to BSI standards.

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Received 15 December 2010. Date of publication: 17 June 2011.

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Rasskazova Elena I. Ph.D., Research Associate, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, Moscow, Russia.
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Gordeeva Tamara O. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, Moscow, Russia.
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Rasskazova E.I., Gordeeva T.O. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2011, No. 3(17), p. 4. http://psystudy.ru. 0421100116/0027. [in Russian, abstr. in English].

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