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Resilience Through the Lens of Interactionism: A Systematic Review.
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PMID:  25222438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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This systematic review presents findings from a conceptual and methodological review of resilience measures using an interactionist theoretical framework. The review is also intended to update findings from previous systematic reviews. Two databases (EBSCOHost and Scopus) were searched to retrieve empirical studies published up until 2013, with no lower time limit. All articles had to meet specific inclusion criteria, which resulted in 17 resilience measures selected for full review. Measures were conceptually evaluated against an interactionist framework and methodologically reviewed using Skinner's (1981) validity evidence framework. We conclude that inconsistencies associated with the definition and operationalization of resilience warrant further conceptual development to explain resilience as a dynamic and interactive phenomenon. In particular, measures of resilience may benefit from a greater focus on within-person variance typically associated with behavioral consistency across situations. The use of alternative measurement modalities to self-report scales, such as situational judgment tests, is proposed as a way of advancing knowledge in this area. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved).
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Antonio Pangallo; Lara Zibarras; Rachel Lewis; Paul Flaxman
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-9-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychological assessment     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1939-134X     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Assess     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
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Created Date:  2014-9-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8915253     Medline TA:  Psychol Assess     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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