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Table 2 The distribution of good and poor coping over patients with and without psychotic symptoms

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

  Avoidance-oriented coping Approach-oriented coping
  Patients without psychotic symptoms Patients with psychotic symptoms Patients without psychotic symptoms Patients with psychotic symptoms
Less use 39 (70%) 22 (44%) 27 (54%) 29 (58%)
More use 17 (30%) 28 (56%) 29 (46%) 21 (42%)
Total 56 50 56 50
  χ 2(1) = 7.11; p < 0.008 χ 2(1) = 1.02; p < 0.314