JOURNAL OF SHANGHAI JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY (MEDICAL SCIENCE) ›› 2021, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (10): 1397-1400.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2021.10.021

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Advances in resilience research

Shuang-yi CHEN(), Jian-yin QIU()   

  1. Department of Psychological Consultation, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200030, China
  • Online:2021-10-28 Published:2021-08-02
  • Contact: Jian-yin QIU;
  • Supported by:
    Medical-Industrial Crossover Research Fund of Shanghai Jiao Tong University "Jiao Tong University Star" Program(YG2020YQ21)


Resilience refers to the dynamic process of individual's positive adaptation to adversity, which is closely related to the symptoms of mental disorders and can be improved through intervention. This paper reviews the definition, evaluation method and intervention of resilience, and proposes that resilience can be used as an indicator of mental disorders related to stressor exposure, which has certain reference significance for improving individual resilience and promoting individual mental health development.

Key words: resilience, mental disorder, evaluation method, intervention

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