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  • Study: Culture strongly influences coping behaviors after natural disasters

    Social work professors Tara M. Powell, left, and Kate M. Wegmann found in a recent study that demographic and cultural characteristics are strong influences on adolescents’ coping styles and behaviors after natural disasters.

    Social work professors Tara M. Powell, left, and Kate M. Wegmann found in a recent study that demographic and cultural characteristics are strong influences on adolescents’ coping styles and behaviors after natural disasters.

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  • Editor’s Note: To reach Tara M. Powell, call 217-300-0917; email tlpowell@illinois.edu

    To reach Kate M. Wegmann, call 217-333-2261; email kwegmann@illinois.edu

    The paper “Measuring adolescent coping styles following a natural disaster: An ESEM analysis of the Kidcope” is available online or from the News Bureau