Salutogenesis and coping: ways to overcome stress and conflicts

Orna Braun-Lewensohn (Editor), Claude-Hélène Mayer (Editor)

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This Special Issue aims to explore the concepts of stress, coping resources, and coping strategies, which are rooted in several theories, such as the stress and coping theory and the salutogenesis theory, and to understand how their core constructs are manifested in various ethnic and cultural groups around the world. This Special Issue includes 13 articles on salutogenesis and coping from different disciplinary, socio-cultural, historical, political, and economic perspectives. These articles address salutogenesis on the individual, organizational, and societal levels. The empirical studies are based in different societal and national contexts and refer to different ethnic groups within those contexts. Other studies examine international leaders in industry from a global perspective and present a systemic review of the literature concerning individuals in specific professions, such as nursing. The studies in the current Special Issue set the ground for continuing research toward even more comprehensive theoretical grounds; studies that incorporate several theoretical backgrounds and explore a broad theoretical model that may help us to understand successful adaptation in various contexts. In summary, results of studies that incorporate these theories may promote our understanding of the effects of coping resources and strategies, including acculturation strategies used among minority groups for positive adaptation.
Original languageAmerican English
Place of PublicationBasel, Switzerland
Number of pages216
ISBN (Electronic)9783039434473
StatePublished - Mar 2021

Publication series

NameInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

ULI publications

  • uli
  • Clinical health psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Health psychology, Clinical
  • Physiological stress
  • Psychology, Clinical health
  • Psychology, Health
  • Salutogenesis
  • Stress (Physiology)
  • Tension (Physiology)


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