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The importance of not only individual, but also community and society factors in resilience in later life

Bennett, K.M. and Windle, G. (2015) The importance of not only individual, but also community and society factors in resilience in later life. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X14001459

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Abstract

Little work has focused on resilience amongst older adults, and few factors have been identified that promote their resilience. Kalisch et al. suggest that socioenvironmental factors are distant influences. We argue, however, that community and societal influences are as important as individual ones. Further, an ecological framework explains why some older adults are resilient whilst others are not

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Health and Behavioural Sciences > Institute of Medical & Social Care Research
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2016 03:46
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2016 03:46
ISSN: 0140-525X
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/6375
Identification Number: DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X14001459
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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