This research has been sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Clinical Naval Investigation Program. The authors are thankful to Brigadier General Rhonda Cornum, Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Arlington, Virginia, and Dr. Martin E. P. Seligman, Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology and Director of the Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania for guidance on this manuscript.
Article first published online: 21 MAY 2012
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Journal of Traumatic Stress
Volume 25, Issue 3, pages 330–336, June 2012
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Segovia, F., Moore, J. L., Linnville, S. E., Hoyt, R. E. and Hain, R. E. (2012), Optimism predicts resilience in repatriated prisoners of war: A 37-year longitudinal study. J. Traum. Stress, 25: 330–336. doi: 10.1002/jts.21691
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