Psychoneuroendocrinology of resilience: An overview

Avinash De Sousa, Amresh Shrivastava, Charles Nemeroff

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Resilience is defined as the ability to bounce back from trauma and stressful situations. Resilience has many psychosocial and biological variables that play a role in its genesis and development. The present chapter looks at the psychoneuroendocrinological basis of resilience and looks at various hormones that play a role in the genesis, development and maintenance of resilience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Psychiatry
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319705545
ISBN (Print)9783319705538
StatePublished - Aug 7 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Psychology(all)


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