Coping Styles And Strategies

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Part A (20%) Firth, N., Greaves, D., & Frydenberg, E. (2010). Coping styles and strategies: A comparison of adolescent students with and without learning disabilities. Journal of learning disabilities, 43(1), 77-85. Research Area and Research Questions. The purpose of the research was to investigate the coping styles and strategies of students who have learning disabilities and to compare them with students without learning disability. The research hypotheses is there would be no difference in means for the coping styles and strategies among the pre-intervention means of the study group (students who had learning disabilities) and the published means of students (general population) as measured using the Adolescent Coping Scale. The independent variables are the coping styles and strategies of students who have learning disabilities and general population students. The dependent variable is the means.…show more content…
But according to Margalit (2003), Prior (1996) and Raskind et al (19999), the coping patterns have more influence on outcomes in adult life rather than the learning disabilities themselves. The researchers want to investigate the coping style and strategies of students age 14 to 16 as coping patterns are established at a young age (Prior, Sanson, Smart, & Oberklaid, 2001; Raskind et al., 1999; Seiffge-Krenke, 2000) and to create adaptive coping program that suitable and benefit to students who have learning disabilities because adaptive coping (proactive coping) is related to positive outcomes in adult

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