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coping

[′kōp·iŋ]
(building construction)
A covering course on a wall.
(mechanical engineering)
Shaping stone or other nonmetallic substance with a grinding wheel.
(mining engineering)
Process of cutting and trimming the edges of stone slabs.
Process of cutting a stone slab into two pieces.

Coping

A protective covering over the top course of a wall or parapet, either flat or sloping on the upper surface to throw off water. If it extends beyond the wall, it may be cut with a drip to protect the wall surface below.

raking coping

A coping set on an inclined surface, as at a gable end.

coping

coping of terra-cotta
A protective cap, top, or cover of wall, parapet, pilaster, or chimney; often of stone, terra-cotta, concrete, metal, or wood. May be flat, but commonly sloping, double-beveled, or curved to shed water so as to protect masonry below from penetration of water from above. Most effective if extended beyond wall face and cut with a drip. Also see featheredged coping.
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In addition, alcoholics are taught useful coping skills and can practice using those skills while their urges are elevated, either by alcohol exposure or by imagining being in high-risk situations.
Association between spiritual health and coping skills and other socio-demographic factors was assessed using Chi square test for qualitative variables.
Similarly, although Marlatt's classification of relapse situations h as provided a framework for designing CBST approaches to improve appropriate coping skills (Marlatt and Gordon 1985), little data suggest that those coping skills are more effective in some high-risk relapse situations than in others.
Group coping skills instruction and supportive group therapy for cancer patients: A comparison of strategies.
Also, classroom guidance is an effective forum to teach students healthy coping skills and support the development of resilience, which may help to minimize the consequences of their families' dysfunctionality.
Compared to those in the wait list group, caregivers receiving video coping skills training not only reported lower levels of anxiety, perceived stress and depression, but were also found to have clinically meaningful reductions in blood pressure.
This can be used in conjunction with the Gluco Coper tool, which assesses coping skills, to help the patient live a confident life with diabetes.
The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in preventing relapse and increase coping skills and motivation among self-reported individuals with opiate addiction in Zahedan.
Tronerud's students developed the ability to attend inclusion classes regularly, but they have learned valuable coping skills that have made them successful throughout the school and in their daily lives.
The course offers education on diagnosis, crisis management and intervention, medications and side effects, brain function, problem solving, communication and coping skills, empathy, self-care, recovery/rehabilitation and advocacy.
Challenge You Condition teaches people techniques to manage pain, strengthen their coping skills and improve their quality of life.
Developing everyday coping skills in the early years; proactive strategies for supporting social and emotional development.