Resilience

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Resilience
PSYC101-09H
Dr. Stelter/Jourdan
December, 13 2014

(Rosenberg, Rosenberg, Wolford, Vance, Howard, & Ashley, 2014, Trauma Exposure, Psychiatric Disorders, and Resiliency in Juvenile-Justice-Involved Youth, 430–437 )
The topic of this article is about how resilience and other psychiatric disorders plays a part in the lives of juveniles that are involved in the justice system that have exposure to traumatic events. The researcher’s rationale for this research was to prove that resilience might play a role in the negative outcomes of traumatic exposure in the youth that were involved in this study. This study consisted of a total of 350 juvenile who were all in some way involved with the justice system. The methods used in this research were in web-based survey forms that were administered by a third party such as a juvenile probation or parole officer. The participants were identified only by numbers so they could remain anonymous and to ensure confidentiality. In conclusion, the researchers confirms that the more juvenile-justice-Involved youth experience more traumatic events the more chances they have of developing resilience or other psychiatric disorders based on their research.

(Burrow-Sánchez, Corrales, Jensen, & Meyers, 2014, Resilience in a Sample of Mexican American Adolescents With Substance Use Disorders, Psychological Assessment, 1038-1043)
The top of this article is about measuring resilience in Latino American adolescents who have substance abuse disorders. The researcher’s goal of this study was to measure resilience in Mexican American adolescents with substance abuse disorders because these stressful youth faces racism and is labeled as a non-dominant group and some often turn to substance abuse. The group that was used in this study included 106 American Latino adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 years old. They were…...

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