Coping Self-Efficacy Scale

Research Permission

Research Permission

The author is making the CSES available to researchers who order this form and who meet specific requirements. A key requirement is that you will only use the CSES for non-commercial unsupported research purposes and not for consulting, training or any similar function; you agree to not use the content for profit-seeking or other financial or commercial motivations.

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Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES)
Research Permission

Permission to use the CSES free of charge and for a limited period is provided for research purposes only. To obtain research permission to use the Coping Self-Efficacy Scale, please read the conditions and instructions on this page and then order this product.

Before starting your research

  • Order the CSES Research Permission packet if applicable.
  • To administer the CSES online using a survey platform other than Mind Garden's you will need to adhere to the Terms of Online Use, included in the packet.
  • If you plan to translate the CSES you will need to order and complete the free Translation Application Form.
  • If you plan to alter the CSES you will need to order and complete the free Alteration Application Form.
  • All rights to altered and/or translated instruments remain with the instrument author and copyright holder.

While conducting your research

  • You will only use the CSES for non-commercial unsupported research purposes. Non-commercial research purposes means that you will not now or in the future directly or indirectly use the content for profit-seeking or other financial or commercial motivations but rather will use the content solely to further research that is purely academic or public-good driven. Your permission to use the content is personal to you and is solely for such non-commercial research purposes.
  • You will use the CSES in its exact form without any changes to the instructions, rating scale/anchors, order or number of items. All of the items listed in the survey must be used. Researchers with an approved Alteration Agreement are exempt from this provision.
  • You will not provide the CSES to any other researchers. They must order their own CSES Research Permission packet.

If you agree to these conditions, add this product to your cart and checkout. You will receive an email with instructions for login and access to the Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES) form.

Translations are available free of charge with your CSES Research Permission purchase. Translations are provided in a separate pdf-format file. When ordering, select the language from the Translation drop-down list. Need multiple translations? Contact us. Can't find the translation you need? You may request permission to make a translation by requesting/completing the Translation Application Form.

View available translations
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Note: We cannot assure translation quality — many are made by individual researchers and we are not necessarily familiar with the particular language or dialect. Some of the translations are partial and typically do not have validation data. Basically, we offer whatever is available to facilitate your work.

Alternative License Types

  • Purchase CSES Transform Survey Hosting (Data) licenses to administer the 26-item CSES as an online survey using the Mind Garden Transform™ System. Offers easy administration, downloadable data file with raw results and scale scores per respondent. Customization services are available to include additional information such as informed consent, demographic questions, and other assessments -- fees apply.
  • Purchase CSES License to Administer to administer the CSES as an online survey via a non-Mind Garden survey system or as a paper and pencil survey.
Chesney, Margaret A.

Margaret A. Chesney is a Professor of Medicine at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Health, and in the Division of Prevention Science at UCSF.