EMOTION-FOCUSED COPING

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMOTION-FOCUSED COPING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emotion-focused-coping/ (accessed October 28, 2019).
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