coping coping  /ˈkoʊ pɪŋ/


  • (n) brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall



  • DeWall thinks this mental coping response kicks in immediately when confronted with a serious psychological threat.


  1. Autism insurance law leaves some out

    A Texas law aims to save thousands of dollars in annual out of-pocket therapy bills for families with children coping with autism spectrum disorder.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KXAN 36 Austin

  2. Why the stock swoon? Look overseas.

    After a booming January through May, US stocks are coping with rising interest rates and concern for overseas markets. Investors should factor heightened market volatility in their decision-making. 
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. Demanding, exhilarating 'Next to Normal' at Playhouse

    A rock musical about a family coping with mental illness may sound heavier than heavy metal. But Next to Normal infuses hope and an undercurrent of love into its powerful story about a mother with bi-polar disorder and those around her. The Erie Playhouse production of the Pulitzer Prize winner for drama continues for two more weekends.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News


  1. Kennedy said he wants "to strengthen this package to provide unemployment insurance to workers looking for jobs and to help families coping with high heating costs and skyrocketing food prices."
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Edward Kennedy Source: Forbes

  2. "The vertebrae are so paper-thin that it is difficult to imagine them coping with the stresses of everyday use - but we know they did it, and they did it well," Jeffrey Wilson, assistant professor at the University of Michigan and an expedition...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Jeffrey Wilson Source: News & Observer (registration)

  3. Napolitano said while immigration issues were a federal matter, she signed the law "because it is now abundantly clear that Congress finds itself incapable of coping with the comprehensive immigration reforms our country needs."
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Janet Napolitano Source: International Herald Tribune

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animosity animosity
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