Social and Psychological Resources and Adaptation

  title={Social and Psychological Resources and Adaptation},
  author={Stevan E Hobfoll},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  pages={307 - 324}
  • S. Hobfoll
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Psychology
  • Review of General Psychology
Psychology has increasingly turned to the study of psychosocial resources in the examination of well-being. How resources are being studied and resource models that have been proffered are considered, and an attempt is made to examine elements that bridge across models. As resource models span health, community, cognitive, and clinical psychology, the question is raised of whether there is overuse of the resource metaphor or whether there exists some underlying principles that can be gleaned… 
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