Peculiarities of Choosing Coping Behavior Strategies in Males and Females

The article presents results of the empirical investigation dedicated to studying gender-related peculiarities of coping strategies choices. The empirical base of the investigation consisted of 50 people, among them 25 males and 25 females aged 25–35 years old. Coping strategies were studied with Hobfoll’s questionnaire. Statistical analysis of the obtained data was done with SPSS 17.0 package. We also used Pearson’s correlation analysis and Student’s t-test. It was found out that the prevailing coping strategies in the sample were active and passive constructive coping strategies.

Influence of Tolerance Towards Uncertainty on the Strategy of Coping Behavior in Managers

We present the data of theoretical and empirical study of the problem of correlation of tolerance to uncertainty and coping behavior. Empirical research was carried out on a sample of managers of organizations of the Udmurt Republic and the Perm Krai (N = 168; mean age is 33 years) with the use of psycho-diagnostic tools: McLane's tolerance to uncertainty questionnaire (MSTAT-1) adapted by E. G. Lugovitskaya; questionnaire «Strategies of overcoming stressful situations» (SOSS) by S. Hobfoll adapted by N. E. Vodopyanova, E. S. Starchenkova.