Dubowitz, H., Thompson, R., Proctor, L., Metzger, R., Black M.M., English, D., Poole, G., & Magder, L. (2016). Adversity, Maltreatment and Resilience in Young Children. Academic Pediatrics, doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2015.12.005.
This study focuses on resilience in young children at risk of maltreatment. Using a sample of preschool children from high-risk environment, researchers measured development in three domains: social, behavioral and cognitive. Family factors and their protective affect are also addressed.
Keywords: maltreatment, resilience, competencies, adversity.