1. I thought about what I would say or do.
2. I acted as if nothing had happened
3. I talked to someone about my feelings.
4. I fantasized that things would turn out in some specific ways.
5. I made preparations to face the worst
6. I believed in fate‚ knowing that sometimes I Just had bad luck.
7. I talked to people to understand more about the situation.
8. I daydreamed or fantasized myself in a better time or place.
9. I knew what needed to be done‚ so I worked extra hard to make things work
10.I tried to forget the whole incident.
11.I expressed my feelings in one way or another.
12.I wished that things would pass or end in some specific ways.
13.I made myself change or grow as an individual.
14.I put aside the problems for the time being by taking a rest or going on a vacation.
15.I sought advice from relative or friends I respected.
16.I wished I could charge what actually happened or my own feelings.
Rational Problem-Solving‚ Resigned Distancing‚ Seeking Support and Ventilation‚ and Passive Wishful Thinking
0= Does not apply or not used‚ 1=Used somewhat‚ 2=Used quite a lot‚ 3=Used a great deal
Rational Problem-Solving (1‚ 5‚ 9‚ and 13)‚ Resigned Distancing (2‚ 6‚ 10 and 14)‚ Seeking Support and Ventilation (3‚ 7‚ 11‚ and 15)‚ and Passive Wishful Thinking (4‚ 8‚ 12‚ and 16)
This instrument can be found in: Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 491-493.
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