publication . Other literature type . Article . 2001

The construct of resilience: Implications for interventions and social policies

Suniya S. Luthar; Dante Cicchetti;
Open Access English
  • Published: 16 Jan 2001
<jats:p>The focus of this article is on the interface between research on resilience—a construct representing positive adaptation despite adversity —and the applications of this work to the development of interventions and social policies. Salient defining features of research on resilience are delineated, as are various advantages, limitations, and precautions linked with the application of the resilience framework to developing interventions. For future applied efforts within this tradition, a series of guiding principles are presented along with exemplars of existing programs based on the resilience paradigm. The article concludes with discussions of directio...
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free text keywords: Article, Psychological intervention, Engineering ethics, Salient, Public policy, Guiding Principles, Psychology, MEDLINE, Psychological resilience, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Social psychology
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