Aims and scope

Adversity and Resilience Science (ARS) welcomes manuscripts focused on protective factors and processes that promote resilience in the face of adversity throughout the lifespan. ARS publishes empirical articles, informed practice reviews, literature reviews, brief reports, book/media reviews, and policy papers. Authors are encouraged to incorporate clinical and/or policy applications. Special issues highlight applied as well as basic science topics.

ARS includes manuscripts focused on childhood adversity (prenatal to age 18 years) from the fields of psychology, social work, education, human development and family science, public health, pediatrics, psychiatry, epidemiology, epigenetics, neuroscience, immunology, public policy, and related fields.