Resilience and Vulnerability to Daily Stressors Assessed via Diary Methods

  title={Resilience and Vulnerability to Daily Stressors Assessed via Diary Methods},
  author={David M. Almeida},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  pages={64 - 68}
  • D. Almeida
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
Stressors encountered in daily life, such as family arguments or work deadlines, may play an important role in individual health and well-being. This article presents a framework for understanding how characteristics of individuals and their environments limit or increase exposure and reactivity to daily stressors. Research on daily stressors has benefited from diary methods that obtain repeated measurements from individuals during their daily lives. These methods improve ecological validity… 

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