Resilience And Recovery

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anything that may involve physical illness, harm, or disability; abduction, torture, incarceration, or persecution; relationship dissolution; job loss; migration/relocation; violence; and/or sexual abuse. That article then goes on to define traumatic losses as a loss of physical or psychological wholeness (e.g., with serious bodily harm; loss of significant persons, roles, and relationships; loss of head of family or community leader; loss of intact family unit, homes, or communities; loss of way of life and economic livelihood; loss of future potential (e.g., with the loss of children); loss of hopes and dreams for all that might have been; loss of shattered assumptions in core worldview (e.g. loss of security, predictability, or trust). In Arons case his traumatic loss was the loss of physical or psychological wholeness by losing his arm.…show more content…
After these initial symptoms, resilience should come second and should not be seen as readily getting "closure" on the experience or simply bouncing back and moving on. Recovery is a gradual process over time and resilience often develops with the help of family, friends, and community support. Resilience is fostered when a person interprets their traumatic experience as more of a meaningful and manageable challenge (Walsh,
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