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This study aims to discover if there is any associations between sociotropic/autonomous people in terms of the coping approaches they use, and if gender is effective covariate between sociotropic and autonomous personalities and stress coping approaches. Sociotropy- Autonomy Scale and Scale of Coping with Stress Styles were used to collect the data in this study. The scales were delivered to 400 university students in Turkey. Seventy four percent of the university students filled survey forms completely (n=298: female: 240, male: 58). It was found there was a significant association between sociotropic and autonomous people and stress coping approaches. However, gender was not a significant covariate between sociotropic and autonomous personalities and stress coping approaches. It was also found that people with higher level of sociotropy used helpless and obedient approaches more often and people with higher level of autonomy used optimistic, self-reliance and obedient, social support search stress coping approaches more often.