COPING STRATEGY

a behavior, sequence of behaviors, or mental process employed to satisfy a taxing or unfavorable scenario or in changing one's response to such a scenario.

COPING STRATEGY: "Many people who are awaiting the loss of a loved one that is imminent will prepare by developing coping strategies ahead of time."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "COPING STRATEGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/coping-strategy/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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