Psychological and Social Factors that Promote Positive Adaptation to Stress and Adversity in the Adult Life Cycle

@article{JimnezAmbriz2012PsychologicalAS,
  title={Psychological and Social Factors that Promote Positive Adaptation to Stress and Adversity in the Adult Life Cycle},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Guadalupe Jim{\'e}nez Ambriz and Mar{\'i}a Izal and Ignacio Montorio},
  journal={Journal of Happiness Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={833-848}
}
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