Resilience in Children: Developmental Perspectives

  title={Resilience in Children: Developmental Perspectives},
  author={Ann S. Masten and Andrew J. Barnes},
Advances in developmental resilience science are highlighted with commentary on implications for pediatric systems that aspire to promote healthy development over the life course. Resilience science is surging along with growing concerns about the consequences of adverse childhood experiences on lifelong development. Resilience is defined as the capacity of a system to adapt successfully to challenges that threaten the function, survival, or future development of the system. This definition is… 

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