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By Ann S. Masten PhD

From a pioneering researcher, this booklet synthesizes the easiest present wisdom on resilience in teenagers and children. Ann S. Masten explores what permits definite contributors to thrive and adapt regardless of hostile conditions, resembling poverty, continual family members difficulties, or publicity to trauma. insurance encompasses the neurobiology of resilience in addition to the position of significant contexts of improvement: households, faculties, and tradition. picking key protecting elements in early early life and past, Masten offers a cogent framework for designing courses to advertise resilience. complicated techniques are conscientiously outlined and illustrated with real-world examples.

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