COPING MECHANISM

any aware or unaware shift or acclimation which reduces friction and anxiousness in a taxing experience or scenario.

COPING MECHANISM: "Even as adults, curling up in the fetal position is a known coping mechanism."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "COPING MECHANISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/coping-mechanism/ (accessed July 22, 2018).
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