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Resilience: A State of Mind or Dispositional State?

By Lt. Cmdr. Robert Lippy, clinical psychologist, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) What is resilience? Is it the same as stress management? Although defined differently by various authors, resilience is simply ‘bouncing back’ from difficult experiences. It is a process of adapting and responding well in the face of adversity, challenge, trauma, loss or stress. But what is it that allows …

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