The term “coping” describes the thoughts and actions a person uses in reaction to a stressful encounter. The stressful event may involve family, a job, friends, or something else important to the person. There are many factors, both helpful and harmful, that make up a person’s strategy for coping with stress.
These instruments measure personal coping abilities and preferences. Many of these instruments are complimented by reports with tips and exercises to help develop healthy coping skills.