Resilience and Vulnerability- Adaptation in the Context of Childhood Adversities
There is nothing particularly controversial about the statement that health is more than the mere absence of disease. Positive adaptation, overall well-being, and functional competence are all elements woven into our understanding of what it means to be healthy. This clarity of terms, however, has not necessarily translated smoothly into the arena of psychology.
With this new collection, however, superbly edited by Suniya Luthar of Teachers College at
This article, written by Andrés Martin, M.D., M.P.H., and Wanjiku Njoroge, M.D., appeared in the August 2005 edition of the American Journal of Psychiatry.previous page