Resilience can be taught: Yale-NUS study

Schools, parents and organisations must focus on intervention that develops resilience as skills or a learnt response.
Schools, parents and organisations must focus on intervention that develops resilience as skills or a learnt response.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Not all is lost if you find yourself overwhelmed by work and school stress. Being resilient is a skill that can be learnt, a recent study of Singapore university students has found.

The paper, which was published last month in academic journal Current Psychology, studied what made a group of 107 undergraduates resilient, identifying five components.

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