EMOTION-FOCUSED COPING By N., Sam M.S. - 61 Coping strategy focusing on regulating negative emotional reactions to a stressor. See secondary coping. Compare problem focused coping. EMOTION-FOCUSED COPING: "Joe used emotion focused coping to manage his stress." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study EMOTION (Theories) Hitler and Conformity FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) EMOTION (General) SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EMOTION-FOCUSED COPING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emotion-focused-coping/ (accessed July 2, 2022).