Holocaust survivors’ testimonials shed light on our ability to recover after traumatic experiences, researcher finds
Forgiveness Illuminated: A University of Texas at Austin scholar tries to capture what is behind one of the most impressive human qualities--the ability to pull yourself together and bounce back after grave setbacks and major crises. It doesn't get grimmer than enduring and surviving the Holocaust, so that's where Dr. Roberta Greene went to glean insights into resilience, forgiveness and survivorship.
Houston's M.D. Anderson Cancer Center sees, treats and studies about 80,000 adult and pediatric patients a year. If you ask a doctor there how most patients handle the battle with cancer, you'll find that it's a little like asking how most people handle marriage or getting an MBA.
Resilience expert Dr. Mary Steinhardt has completed the first stage of a diabetes study, the results of which show that coaching classes and resilience-building can help African American adults with type 2 diabetes more successfully self-manage the disease.