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This comprehensive core textbook analyzes how resilient people navigate the troubled waters of life’s traumas and identifies how learning about resilience may help cultivate this quality in other, less resilient, people. Author Morley D. Glicken explains the inner self-healing processes of resilient people and helps individuals training in the helping professions to learn to use these processes in working with their clients.

The Primary Behaviors of Resilient People: Application of Findings to Practice
The primary behaviors of resilient people: Application of findings to practice

The following attributes of resilient people, developed from the stories and the research presented, may help to summarize what we know about resilient people. After analyzing the stories told by resilient people, I find that my understanding of resilience differs from that in some of the research presented. This research portrays resilient people as continually stress resistant and endlessly resilient, which doesn't seem to be the case. Resilient people have doubts, moments of despair, high anxiety, and a range of debilitating emotions. Sometimes those emotions overpower them and they have periods of malfunction. For the most part, however, these amazing people are able to ...

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