Individual and collective dimensions of resilience within political violence.

@article{Sousa2013IndividualAC,
  title={Individual and collective dimensions of resilience within political violence.},
  author={Cindy Sousa and Muhammad M. Haj-Yahia and Guy Feldman and Jessica Lee},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={235-54}
}
Research has documented a link between political violence and the functioning of individuals and communities. Yet, despite the hardships that political violence creates, evidence suggests remarkable fortitude and resilience within both individuals and communities. Individual characteristics that appear to build resilience against political violence include demographic factors such as gender and age, and internal resources, such as hope, optimism, determination, and religious convictions… CONTINUE READING