As a team of neuroscientists, psychologists, and clinicians based in Mainz and Frankfurt we try to understand what keeps people standing even if life hits them hard.
6th International Symposium on Resilience Research 2020:
Sept. 23-24, 2020, Mainz, Germany
The meeting covers latest developments and breakthroughs in stress resilience research, both in animal models and in human studies. One focus this year will be the question of potential positive effects of adversity, strengths that individuals might develop under stress, inoculation, mastery, self-efficacy.
Research: WHAT RESILIENCE IS, WHAT NOT, AND WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT
Resilience is the maintenance or quick recovery of mental health during and after periods of adversity. Resilience is no trait, no destiny, and no magic pill but ...
Projects: Deeper insights - Mainz Resilience Project
Maybe the longitudinal study on resilience with the deepest interdisciplinary insight at present: The Mainzer Resilienz Projekt (MARP) focuses on young adults in the critical transition into adulthood and work life.
Projects: Broader insights - Lora Resilience Study Mainz/Ffm
Takes a uniquely wide view: The Longitudinal Resilience Assessment (LORA) runs a population-wide study with over 1000 individuals from all age ranges.