Brazilian approaches to understanding and building resilience in at-risk populations

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Author list: Koller S, Lisboa C
Publisher: Elsevier: 12 months
Publication year: 2007
Volume number: 16
Issue number: 2
Start page: 341
End page: 356
Number of pages: 16
ISSN: 1056-4993
Languages: English-Great Britain (EN-GB)


In this article, the authors present studies related to the concept of resilience as they emerged in Brazil. First, the article describes current definitions and some methodologic approaches developed and used by Brazilian researchers in their investigations. Then it focuses on studies conducted in different parts of the country, emphasizing the resilience process in children, youth, and families of different at-risk conditions. Finally, the article illustrates the applications of those findings on intervention, prevention, social policies, and clinical practice.


Brazil, Child behavior, Humans, Population risk, Risk factors


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