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PSY 352 Name: Straub Chapter 5 Reading Questions 1. What is the difference between emotion and problem focused coping and what factors are associated with the use of either of these? Emotion-focused coping is dealing with emotional stress by finding comfort in others, it is usually done when it seems like nothing can be done to relieve the stressful situation. This entails cognitive strategies where problem-focused coping deals directly with the situation. This is done by coming up with ways to tackle the stressful situation and be able to deal with it. Both of these can be/are seen to be used for different stressful situations. When the situation is beyond their control emotion-focused is used, this may be seen in a break-up or the loss of a loved one. Problem-focused is seen more with school, athletics and work problems. 2. What factors discussed in this chapter could help explain health disparities (e.g.
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