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Perceived Self-efficacy and Coping Strategies in Stressful Situations

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Journal: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology
ISSN 1735-4315

Volume: 13;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 405;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: coping strategies | self-efficacy | stress | stressful situations

ABSTRACT
AbstractObjectives: This study was carried out to determine the relationship between perceived self-efficacy and coping strategies in stressful situations. Method: This study was conducted using survey and cross-sectional method. Data were collected from 373 students of seven educational groups of Yazd University, between 22 June and 22 July 2006. The subjects were selected through cluster-randomized sampling method. The instruments for gathering data were Coping Strategies Scale-Revised (CSS-R), General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSES), Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS), Undergraduate Students Scale (USS), and Multidimensional Assessment of Stressful Life Events Scale (MASLES).  Results: The results showed significant difference among students with different levels of perceived self-efficacy, with regard to coping strategies in general (P

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