Literary AMWA is a gallery of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from women physicians and physicians-in-training who hope to foster healing through storytelling. In their 2018-2019 winter issue, read about the Phoenix Effect and how individuals who have endured trauma—war, abuse, and displacement—can rise from the proverbial ashes and thrive. Learn how compelling stories of survivors mixed with the latest science on resilience can help us understand the biological foundations for recovery, peace, and hope.
Ferdowsian, H. (2018-2019). The Phoenix Effect: Turning Vulnerability into Resilience. Literary AMWA, 2, 13-17.
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