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Resiliency: A Comparison of Construct Definitions Arising from Conversations with 9 Year Old - 12 Year Old Children and Their Teachers.

@inproceedings{Dryden1998ResiliencyAC,
  title={Resiliency: A Comparison of Construct Definitions Arising from Conversations with 9 Year Old - 12 Year Old Children and Their Teachers.},
  author={John Dryden and Bruce Johnson and Sue Howard and A McGuire},
  year={1998}
}
  • John Dryden, Bruce Johnson, +1 author A McGuire
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology
  • Much research has focused on the concept of resilience, which is defined as the process of, capacity for, or outcome of successful adaptation despite challenging circumstances. To examine resilience in school children, small group interviews were conducted with 9-12 year-old children (N=125) drawn from five primary schools in South Australia. The groups were composed of three or four children and who were asked broad questions around four construct areas: (1) tough life (at risk environment… CONTINUE READING

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