Coping responses in depressed, socially maladjusted, and suicidal adolescents.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

To study the relation between specific coping-response preferences and three dimensions of psychological disturbance in adolescents, 41 adolescents who had been admitted to an inpatient psychiatry program completed measures of depression, social maladjustment, suicidality, and coping responses to stressful life events. Analysis indicated that lower affective regulation was associated with increased depression, higher emotional discharge was associated with increased social maladjustment, and lower problem solving was associated with suicide attempts.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Curry, JF; Miller, Y; Waugh, S; Anderson, WB

Published Date

  • August 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 71 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 80 - 82

PubMed ID

  • 1529081

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-2941

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2466/pr0.1992.71.1.80


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States