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Table 1 Factor loadings of the two factors of the Adolescent Coping Scale

From: Psychotic symptoms, functioning and coping in adolescents with mental illness

   Approach-oriented coping Avoidance-oriented coping
1 Seek social support 0.45  
2 Solving the problem 0.51  
3 Work hard to achieve 0.40  
4 Worry   0.63
5 Spend time with boyfriend/girlfriend 0.19 0.19
6 Social action 0.61  
7 Wishful thinking   0.64
8 Not coping   0.70
9 Tension reduction   0.44
10 Seek to belong   0.50
11 Ignore the problem   0.29
12 Self-blame   0.67
13 Keep to self   0.41
14 Seek spiritual support   0.45
15 Focus on the positive 0.71  
16 Seek professional help 0.50  
17 Seek relaxing diversions 0.74  
18 Physical recreation 0.63  
  Mean factor loading 0.57 0.52
  1. NB Item 5 loaded equally on both factors; therefore, this item was excluded from calculating the subscales and the mean factor loadings.