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What does “Coping With Stress” mean?

The notion of coping with stress have been introduced in Selye’s earlier works. In his later model of stress, he defined coping as “adapting” to stressful circumstances “by removing stressors from our lives, by not allowing certain neutral events to become stressors,by developing a proficiency in dealing with conditions we do not want to avoid, and by seeking relaxation  or diversion from the demand” (Tache & Selye, 1985, p. 20). Salye’s model included the following essential ideas: Stress is inevitable, as…

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