Coping with Stress

The Roles of Regulation and Development
  • Nancy Eisenberg
  • Richard A. Fabes
  • Ivanna K. Guthrie
Part of the Issues in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ICCP)


Our goals for this chapter are threefold. Our first goal is to consider coping within the larger framework of regulation, thereby broadening our perspective to include work on aspects of regulation that are relevant to an understanding of coping but frequently have not been considered by coping theorists. A second related goal is to present a preliminary heuristic model in which the roles of various modes of regulation in the coping process are considered. Finally, we use our heuristic model as a framework for briefly reviewing the developmental literature concerning factors related to coping and regulation.


Coping Strategy Negative Emotion Child Development Coping Style Coping Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy Eisenberg
    • 1
  • Richard A. Fabes
    • 2
  • Ivanna K. Guthrie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Family Resources and Human DevelopmentArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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