Post–traumatic Growth as Positive Personality Change: Evidence, Controversies and Future Directions

@article{Jayawickreme2014PosttraumaticGA,
  title={Post–traumatic Growth as Positive Personality Change: Evidence, Controversies and Future Directions},
  author={Eranda Jayawickreme and Laura E R Blackie},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  year={2014},
  volume={28},
  pages={312 - 331}
}
This target article focuses on the construct of post–traumatic growth—positive psychological change experienced as a result of the struggle with highly challenging life circumstances. Prominent theories of post–traumatic growth define it in terms of personality change, and as a result, this area of research should be of great interest to personality psychologists. Despite this fact, most of the research on this topic has not been sufficiently informed by relevant research in personality… Expand
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