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Resilience (Psychology)

Scope Note: 
The capacity of individuals to withstand, cope with, or recover from adverse, stressful, or high-risk circumstances. Protective factors that enhance this ability may be internal (personal attributes such as self efficacy, spirituality, etc.) or external (e.g., relationships such as supportive family or community ties). From 2004-2010, this concept was indexed with the Descriptor "Personality Traits."
Category: Individual Development and Characteristics
Use this term instead of
Resilience (Academic)
Resilience (Personality) (2004)
Related Terms
Adjustment (to Environment)
At Risk Students
Goal Orientation
Self Esteem
Self Management
Social Support Groups
Stress Management
Student Attitudes
Student Characteristics
Added to ERIC: 6/1/2010