ERIC Number: EJ458986
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Copout or Burnout? Counseling Strategies to Reduce Stress in Gifted Students.
Kaplan, Leslie S.; Geoffroy, Kevin E.
School Counselor, v40 n4 p247-52 Mar 1993
Explores school counselor's role in helping gifted students develop effective strategies to reduce desire to underachieve or overextend. Examines how self-inflicted stress can lead gifted students to invoke either copout behavior (overt reduction in achievement) or burnout behavior (maintaining facade of high achieving while succumbing to physical illness/emotional distress). Offers strategies for coping with copout and burnout behaviors. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A