The Science of Resilience


The Science of Resilience is an excellent article by Steven M. Southwick, Professor of Psychiatry, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Resilience, Yale Medical School.  The article explains the findings of a recent study on resilience in people with post traumatic stress disorder.

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Steven M. Southwick, MD, a recognized expert on the psychological and neurobiological effects of extreme psychological trauma, is the co-author of Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges (Cambridge University Press 2012). Dr. Southwick is the inaugural Greenberg Professor of Psychiatry, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Resilience at the Yale Medical School and the Yale Child Study Center, adjunct professor of psychiatry at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and medical director of the Clinical Neurosciences Division of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

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