Chapter title: Self-efficacy and Optimism as Predictors of Coping with Stress During Coronavirus Outbreak
Author: Qutaiba Agbaria, Ph.D.
Affiliation: Al-Qasemi Academic- College of education, Israel
Dr. Qutaiba received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Haifa’s Department of Psychology. His primary research interest is understanding the role of self-control skills, self-efficacy, positive emotions, social support, personal components, parenting styles and religious affiliation in predicting effective coping with various stressful conditions among Arab adolescents and adults living in Israel. The stressful conditions that he studies in relation to these variables include academic and social maladaptation, violence, anxiety, depression, internet addiction, and other behavioural issues.