The COPE is a 52-item measure of 13 sub-scales that capture aspects related to problem focused coping, emotion focused coping, and coping responses that arguably are less useful (focus on and venting of emotions, behavioral disengagement, mental disengagement).
Geographies Tested: United States of America
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adults
I usually don’t do this at all - 1
I usually do this a little bit - 2
I usually do this a medium amount - 3
I usually do this a lot - 4
Carver, C. S., Scheier, M. F., & Weintraub, J. K. (1989). Assessing coping strategies: a theoretically based approach. Journal of personality and social psychology, 56(2), 267.
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Evidence-based Measures of Empowerment for Research on Gender Equality (EMERGE)
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