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Positive Mental Health: Resilience

Murphey, D. M., Barry, M. B., & Vaughn, M. S.
Child Trends
Child Trends
Date Published: 
January, 2013

This brief presents research findings on the characteristics of adolescents who demonstrate resilience, discusses strategies that promote resilience in adolescents, describes the links between resilience and avoidance of risk-taking behaviors, and offers other useful resources.

Download a copy of Positive Mental Health: Resilience (PDF, 240 KB) from the Child Trends Web site.