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Optimism Survival

The Surprising Power Of Hope In Surviving Physical Crises

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

We often hear that so-called "resilient" people are more likely to come through a crisis less psychologically damaged. But what, exactly, is resilience, and how might it apply to a crisis, such as being diagnosed with a terminal illness?