Resilience under conditions of extreme stress: a multilevel perspective.

  title={Resilience under conditions of extreme stress: a multilevel perspective.},
  author={Dante Cicchetti},
  journal={World psychiatry : official journal of the World Psychiatric Association},
  volume={9 3},
  • Dante Cicchetti
  • Published 2010 in
    World psychiatry : official journal of the World…
Resilience has been conceptualized as a dynamic developmental process encompassing the attainment of positive adaptation within the context of significant threat, severe adversity, or trauma. Until the past decade, the empirical study of resilience predominantly focused on behavioral and psychosocial correlates of, and contributors to, the phenomenon and did not examine neurobiological or genetic correlates of and contributors to resilience. Technological advances in molecular genetics and… CONTINUE READING
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