A coping strategy differentiated from others by the presence of ideas designed to decrease or eliminate stressors by generating solutions to a specific problem at hand. Such actions may be directed at the environment or the self. This strategy is also referred to as primary coping

PROBLEM-FOCUSED COPING: "Problem-focused coping proved to be the best course of action at the lab."
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