This measures your ability to handle events based on any accommodations or adjustments you make for yourself. This also includes your ability to organize your thoughts and activities and manage your emotions so you do not become overly anxious, worried or depressed.
Good - Good coping skills indicate that you will have mild to no physical or emotional distress because your ability to handle these events/activities adequately meets your coping needs.
Fair - You have some coping skills to help you get through these activities/ events, but they do not fully address the stresses involved either because they are new, you do not use them consistently or you need to utilize additional tools.
Poor - You have not developed skills and tools to help you deal effectively with these activities/events.