Resilience Factors in Children and the Adlerian Concept of Social Interest

Research has identified many factors that promote the development of resilience in children who have experienced trauma. Some of the factors are biological or genetic. However, numerous other factors can be influenced and developed through different sources. By definition, the Adlerian concept of social interest is a variable in determining whether or not traumatized children develop resilience. This paper explores the factors promoting resilience in children and their relationship to the Adlerian concept of social interest.

Leslie McCarthy
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