Understanding Resilience in Adolescent Girls: A Mixed-Method Approach
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Child resilience is viewed as the capacity to use internal and external resources to successfully master stage-specific developmental issues. Smith and Carlson (1997) concluded that resilience can be described in three ways: 1) equated with coping, defined as efforts to restore or maintain equilibrium in the presence of significant stress; 2) conceptualized as the ability to recover in the face of trauma; and 3) defined as protective factors or mechanisms that mediate the relationship between risk and competency.
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Practicing Anthropology, v. 27, issue 3, p. 15-19
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Gómez, Angela; Armstrong, Mary I.; and Boothroyd, Roger A., "Understanding Resilience in Adolescent Girls: A Mixed-Method Approach" (2005). Mental Health Law & Policy Faculty Publications. 259.