DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.05.006
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George K., Clarke J.

Abstract: High levels of negative trait emotion have been shown to increase the likelihood that individuals are unable to "bounce back" from adversity. Some researchers attribute this to the intense negative emotional reactions associated with negative trait emotion. On the other hand, however, others argue that negative emotions are necessary for developing higher levels of resilience. Therefore, the question remains: What causes individuals with high levels of trait emotion to adapt poorly to adversity? This paper cla…

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