Sílvia Fernanda Cal
Department of Medicine, Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública (EBMSP), Salvador, Brazil.
Background: Older adults with chronic illnesses face many challenges related to their diseases and need higher resilience capacities to overcome. Resilience, as a mediator among various dimensions of health, can lead to positive health outcomes in such people. The current study aimed at discovering the impact of resilience on the perception of chronic disease from older adults' perspective.