Research on resilience: Response to commentaries

Suniya S. Luthar, Dante Cicchetti, Bronwyn Becker

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Clarifications are provided with respect to two sets of issues raised in preceding commentaries. First, interaction effects are undoubtedly salient in resilience research; yet main effect findings can be equally critical from an intervention perspective. Second, although resilience research and prevention science reflect similar broad objectives, the former (but not usually the latter) involves explicit attention to positive adjustment outcomes in addition to the avoidance of psychopathology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)573-575
Number of pages3
JournalChild development
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes


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