Ways of Coping and Gender in Predicting Mourning Attitudes

Balcı Çelik S., Yilmaz M., Kumcağız H., Eren Z.

2nd World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance (WCPCG), Antalya, Turkey, 25 - 29 May 2011, vol.30 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 30
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.10.244
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Keywords: Mourning, Coping, College student, Mourning Scale, Ways of Coping Inventory, STUDENTS, STYLES, GRIEF
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study is to investigate the role of gender and Ways of Coping in Predicting Mourning Attitudes of high school students. Two tools were used for data gathering. "Ways of Coping Inventory "adapted by Sahin and Durak (1995) was used to evaluate. "Mourning Scale" developed by Balci-Celik (2006) was used for determining the attiudes of high school students toward mourning. The study includes 27 students who attend the different high schools in Samsun. Multiple regression analysis was carried out to analyze the data. The findings would be discussed in the light of literature and some suggestions would be given. (C) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility of the 2nd World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and guidance.