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Promoting resilience in adolescents: A new social identity benefits those who need it most

Koni, Elizabeth; Moradi, Saleh; Arahanga-Doyle, Hitaua; Neha, Tia; Hayhurst, Jillian G; Boyes, Mike; Cruwys, Tegan; Hunter, John A; Scarf, Damian


The Social Identity Approach to Health holds that groups provide us with a sense of meaning and belonging, and that these identity processes have a significant positive impact on our health and wellbeing. Typically, research drawing from the social identity approach with adolescents has focused on the benefits of existing group memberships. Here, using a sail-training intervention, we investigated the impact of providing adolescents with a new group (i.e., a new social identity) on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-01-10
Type: Journal article
Source: PloS one
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210521
Access Rights: Open access via publisher website


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