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Sources of Resilience to Adverse Social Environments

A research project of the Department of Geography.


Sarah Curtis is participating in an ESRC funded Multi-institutional research network programme on Human Capability and Resilience.

Sarah is joint Principal Investigator, with Professor Stephen Stansfeld (Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry) on this project in the programme, which concentrates on health and educational attainment outcomes for children and young people.

Published Results

Journal Article

  • Fagg, J., Curtis, S.E., Stansfeld, S. & Congdon, P. (2006). Psychological distress among adolescents, and its relationship to individual, family and area characteristics in East London. Social Science and Medicine 63(3): 636-648.


From the Department of Geography

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