Psychoneuroendocrinology of Resilience: An Overview

  • Avinash De Sousa
  • Amresh Shrivastava
  • Charles B. Nemeroff


Resilience is defined as the ability to bounce back from trauma and stressful situations. Resilience has many psychosocial and biological variables that play a role in its genesis and development. The present chapter looks at the psychoneuroendocrinological basis of resilience and looks at various hormones that play a role in the genesis, development and maintenance of resilience.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Avinash De Sousa
    • 1
  • Amresh Shrivastava
    • 2
  • Charles B. Nemeroff
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryLokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical CollegeMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Lawson Health Research InstituteUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  3. 3.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  4. 4.Center on AgingUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  5. 5.Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of MiamiMiamiUSA
  6. 6.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Miami Hospital, University of MiamiMiamiUSA
  7. 7.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  8. 8.Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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