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Resilience

On Road to Recovery, Past Adversity Provides a Map (NYT)

New research suggests that resilience may have at least as much to do with how often people have faced adversity in past as it does with who they are — their personality, their genes, for example — or what they’re facing now. That is, the number of life blows a person has taken may affect his or her mental toughness more than any other factor.

Posted by Will Baum, LCSW