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Quantifying resilience: Theoretical or pragmatic for translational research?

  • Gleb P. Shumyatsky (a1), Tanja Jovanovic (a2) and Talma Handler (a3)
Abstract

Quantifying resilience allows for several testable hypotheses, such as that resilience is equal to the number of mental health problems given a known quantity of stressor load. The proposed model lends itself well to prospective studies with data collection pre- and post-adversity; however, prestressor assessments are not always available. Challenges remain for adapting quantifying resilience to animal research, even if the idea of its translation value is significant.

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