Best friends and better coping: facilitating psychological resilience through boys' and girls' closest friendships

Rebecca Graber, Rhiannon Turner, Anna Madill

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)338-358
Number of pages21
JournalBritish Journal of Psychology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2015

Bibliographical note

This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Graber, R., Turner, R. & Madill, A. (2015). Best friends and better coping: Promoting psychological resilience through boys’ and girls’ closest friendships. British Journal of Psychology. doi:10.1111/bjop.12135, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving


  • Resilience
  • Peer Relationships
  • Friendship
  • Coping
  • Protective Mechanism
  • Adolescence
  • Social Support
  • Socioeconomic Status

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