Why is it that some people like to look when they get a needle, while others like to look away?
Coping refers to the processes that you use to adjust or adapt to a stressful event, such as a needle. Coping responses are influenced by many things such as your age, personality, previous experiences, and how stressful you personally find the situation to be.
There are many different ways to classify coping styles… two of which are vigilant and avoidant.
Which one do you think you are?!