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The construct of resilience: a critical evaluation and guidelines for future work.
This paper presents a critical appraisal of resilience, a construct connoting the maintenance of positive adaptation by individuals despite experiences of significant adversity. As empirical researchExpand
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Emotion regulation among school-age children: the development and validation of a new criterion Q-sort scale.
To foster the study of emotion regulation beyond infancy and toddlerhood, a new criterion Q-sort was constructed. In Study 1, Q-scales for emotion regulation and autonomy were developed, and analysesExpand
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Child maltreatment.
Child maltreatment exemplifies a toxic relational environment that poses significant risks for maladaptation across biological and psychological domains of development. Research on child maltreatmentExpand
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Toward an ecological/transactional model of community violence and child maltreatment: consequences for children's development.
In recent decades it has become increasingly apparent that violence affects a significant proportion of families in the United States (Bureau of Justice Statistics 1983). Violence, in fact, isExpand
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The development of depression in children and adolescents.
In recent decades, research on child and adolescent depression has proliferated. Currently, attention in the field is directed toward examining the epidemiology, causes, course, sequelae, andExpand
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An ecological-transactional analysis of children and contexts: the longitudinal interplay among child maltreatment, community violence, and children's symptomatology.
Cicchetti and Lynch have conceptualized ecological contexts as consisting of nested levels with varying degrees of proximity to the individual. These levels of the environment interact and transactExpand
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Resilience under conditions of extreme stress: a multilevel perspective
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  • Medicine
  • World psychiatry : official journal of the World…
  • 1 October 2010
Resilience has been conceptualized as a dynamic developmental process encompassing the attainment of positive adaptation within the context of significant threat, severe adversity, or trauma. UntilExpand
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Dimensions of child maltreatment and children's adjustment: contributions of developmental timing and subtype.
This investigation examined the dimensions of developmental timing, subtype, and severity of maltreatment and their relations with child adaptation. The 814 children who participated in a summer dayExpand
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Recognizing emotion in faces: developmental effects of child abuse and neglect.
The contributions to the recognition of emotional signals of (a) experience and learning versus (b) internal predispositions are difficult to investigate because children are virtually always exposedExpand
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