Resilience in children threatened by extreme adversity: Frameworks for research, practice, and translational synergy

  title={Resilience in children threatened by extreme adversity: Frameworks for research, practice, and translational synergy},
  author={Ann S. Masten},
  journal={Development and Psychopathology},
  pages={493 - 506}
  • A. Masten
  • Published 18 April 2011
  • Psychology
  • Development and Psychopathology
Abstract This article delineates parallel frameworks that grew out of the research on risk and resilience over the past four decades, a framework for research and a framework for practice, and then discusses the promise of an emerging synthesis. The research framework defined the meaning, models, and methods that successfully guided four waves of research to date on the nature and processes involved in human resilience. The applied framework emerged in response to urgent needs of children and… 

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