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Resilience, an Evolving Concept: A Review of Literature Relevant to Aboriginal Research.

  title={Resilience, an Evolving Concept: A Review of Literature Relevant to Aboriginal Research.},
  author={John Fleming and Robert J. Ledogar},
  volume={6 2},
Resilience has been most frequently defined as positive adaptation despite adversity. Over the past 40 years, resilience research has gone through several stages. From an initial focus on the invulnerable or invincible child, psychologists began to recognize that much of what seems to promote resilience originates outside of the individual. This led to a search for resilience factors at the individual, family, community - and, most recently, cultural - levels. In addition to the effects that… 

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