Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Personality.(2009).77(6):1805Ð1832.DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2009.00601.x SIEC No: 20140131

Provides an operational definition of resilience as a specific trajectory of psychological outcome and describe how the resilient trajectory differs from other trajectories of response to loss. We review recent data on individual differences in resilience to loss, including self-enhancing biases, repressive coping, a priori beliefs, identity continuity and complexity, dismissive attachment, positive emotions, and comfort from positive memories.

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