RESILIENCE

The ability to adapt or rebound quickly from change, illness, or bad fortune. Also known as: psychic resilience; psychological resilience. See also: coping behavior; coping skills.

RESILIENCE: "The patient exhibited great resilience following the loss of her legs."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RESILIENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/resilience/ (accessed December 10, 2018).
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