Introduction to the Special Issue: Psychological Resilience in Public Service Settings

Jack Tsai, Ashley B. Batastini, Lisa K. Kearney

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This special issue focused on resiliency was made possible by a grant awarded by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Division/APA Relations (CODAPAR) to APA Divisions 18 (Psychologists in Public Service), 19 (Society for Military Psychology), 38 (Society for Health Psychology), and 56 (Trauma Psychology). Four special issues/sections on the topic of resilience have been jointly prepared and published as interdivisional effort in the flagship journals of each participating Division. This introduction provides an overview of those prepared as part of Division 18’s journal, Psychological Services.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalPsychological Services
StatePublished - 2022
Externally publishedYes


  • Human flourishing
  • Positive psychology
  • Resilience
  • Resiliency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Applied Psychology


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