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This scale was developed to assess coping strategies among individuals living with AIDS (Fleishman & Fogel, 1994). The items in this scale were chosen from items developed in other studies (Billings and Moos, 1981, Folkman et al., 1986, and Pearlin and Schooler, 1978).

John A. Fleishman and Barry Fogel

Publisher: Journals of the American Psychological Association

Fleishman, J.A. & Fogel, B. (1994). Coping and depressive symptoms among people with AIDS. Health Psychology, 13, 156-169.

Billings, A.G., and Moos, R.H. (1981). The role of coping resources in attenuating the stress of life events. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 7, 139-157.

Folkman, S., Lazarus, R.S., Dunkel-Schetter, C., DeLongis, A., and Gruen, R. (1986). Dynamics of a stressful encounter: Cognitive appraisal, coping, and encounter outcomes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 50, 571-579.

Pearlin, L.I., and Schooler, C., (1978). The structure of coping. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 19, 2-21.