Coping, Social Interest, and Psychological Birth Order as Predictors of Resilience in Turkey

Erguner-Tekinalp B., Terzi S.

APPLIED RESEARCH IN QUALITY OF LIFE, vol.11, no.2, pp.509-524, 2016 (SSCI) identifier identifier


The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of psychological birth order, social interest, and coping strategies and their interactions on resilience in Turkish population (N = 247). The results indicated social interest, coping strategies of active planning, acceptance and cognitive restructuring, seeking external help and psychological birth order of the youngest and middle child were predictors of resilience.