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Examples Of Psychological Resilience
Psychological Resilience
People contend with many difficult and trying times every day. These may be the loss of a loved
one, a serious illness, the loss of a job or source of income, a terrorist attack, to mention but a few
tragic events. More often than not, these events tend to be life changing, and how people react to
them matters. For the most part, most people react to such incidences with a sense of uncertainty,
accompanied by a flood of strong emotions. In retrospect, people have the tendency to adapt
c0onsidrably to such life–changing situations, albeit over time. This process involves a lot of
resilience, which is an ongoing process that necessitates effort, time, and engagement, with the
people going through a series of stages. Of interest to this discourse, therefore, are some of the
coping strategies individuals employ, to cope with some of these challenging situations. To do
this, this essay uses the example of Frederic Henry in Ernest Hemingway's A Farwell to Arms.
First, we will talk about how Henry has a series of misfortunes from his past, which he appears to
cope with rather well. Second, we will talk about Catherine Barkley, Frederic's love interest. She has
also lost her fiancГ© when she meets...show more content...
Such
psychological dysfunction may range from persistent negative moods, or even a mental illness. This
constitutes the mainstream perception of psychological resilience. In this sense, Neill observes that
psychological stressors, also dubbed "risk factors," are those experiences of major chronic or acute
stress, such as the death or someone close, chronic illness, or even the sexual, emotion, or even
physical abuse (par. 2). Other common stress factors include sudden employment, fear, or even
community violence, such as the recent upheaval of terrorist attacks across the
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Examples Of Psychological Resilience

  • 1. Examples Of Psychological Resilience Psychological Resilience People contend with many difficult and trying times every day. These may be the loss of a loved one, a serious illness, the loss of a job or source of income, a terrorist attack, to mention but a few tragic events. More often than not, these events tend to be life changing, and how people react to them matters. For the most part, most people react to such incidences with a sense of uncertainty, accompanied by a flood of strong emotions. In retrospect, people have the tendency to adapt c0onsidrably to such life–changing situations, albeit over time. This process involves a lot of resilience, which is an ongoing process that necessitates effort, time, and engagement, with the people going through a series of stages. Of interest to this discourse, therefore, are some of the coping strategies individuals employ, to cope with some of these challenging situations. To do this, this essay uses the example of Frederic Henry in Ernest Hemingway's A Farwell to Arms. First, we will talk about how Henry has a series of misfortunes from his past, which he appears to cope with rather well. Second, we will talk about Catherine Barkley, Frederic's love interest. She has also lost her fiancГ© when she meets...show more content... Such psychological dysfunction may range from persistent negative moods, or even a mental illness. This constitutes the mainstream perception of psychological resilience. In this sense, Neill observes that psychological stressors, also dubbed "risk factors," are those experiences of major chronic or acute stress, such as the death or someone close, chronic illness, or even the sexual, emotion, or even physical abuse (par. 2). Other common stress factors include sudden employment, fear, or even community violence, such as the recent upheaval of terrorist attacks across the Get more content on HelpWriting.net