Does adversity make you stronger? Scientists say not always | dad

There is an old saying that adversity makes you stronger. Real life shows that this is not always true, but the adage highlights the evolving debate among scholars about resilience.

After traumatic events and crises such as child abuse, gun violence, or a pandemic, what explains why some people are returning to normal, while others struggle to adapt? Is it nature – genes and other inherent traits? Or nurture – life experiences and social interactions?

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