Coping and adjustment in caregivers: A systematic reviewThis systematic review assessed coping and adjustment in caregivers of all ages to provide a synthesis of existing literature in the context of methodological approaches and underlying theory. Four databases were searched. Reference lists, citations and experts were consulted. In total, 27 studies 13 quantitative and 14 qualitative were included. Coping factors associated with adjustment problem- versus emotion-focussed coping and cognitive strategies and psychosocial factors associated with physiological adjustment trait anxiety, coping style and social support were identified.
PSY 2410 - Psychology of Adjustment
Coping and adjustment in caregivers: A systematic review
Abstract This study aimed to examine the effects of the problem-solving to enhance effective coping skills and psychological adjustment among Iranian college students. The predictions of the present study were as follows: a Participants in a problem-solving program may perceive their problems to be resolved; b problem-solving training may increase active coping strategies; c after problem-solving training, scores on a psychological adjustment scale of participants in a problem-solving program may be increased. Eighty college students who reported low levels of approach coping responses and psychological adjustment were randomly allocated to either a problem-solving training group, or a non-training control group. Students in a problem-solving training group received problem-solving training for eight weeks. Their coping skills approach and avoidance responses and psychological adjustment evaluated on the first day and thirty days later in the program, were compared with those of a control group.
Sourcebook of Social Support and Personality pp Cite as. During the past two decades, research on social support has grown into a central domain of inquiry, informing and enriching several branches of the social sciences see Cohen, ; Thoits,
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