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Anales de Psicología

On-line version ISSN 1695-2294Print version ISSN 0212-9728

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PINA LOPEZ, Julio Alfonso. A critical analysis of the concept of resilience in psychology. Anal. Psicol. [online]. 2015, vol.31, n.3, pp.751-758. ISSN 1695-2294.  http://dx.doi.org/10.6018/analesps.31.3.185631.

The concept of resilience in the psychology is analyzed, with special emphasis in Ibero-American authors who used it in their research. I argue how, once the authors' part of a logical confusion, this one become in a conceptual confusion, which in turn follows a methodological, concluding with one of interpretation confusions. A successive chain of confusions which allows justifying why resilience is a concept that is neither helpful nor relevant to psychology.

Keywords : Resilience; Psychology; Logical Confusion; Conceptual Confusion.

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