Skip main navigation

Hurry, only 4 days left to get one year of Unlimited learning for £249.99 £174.99. New subscribers only. T&Cs apply

Find out more

Protective factors

In this video, Dr Suzanne Ross explores "protective factors"; 'buffers' that help us to cope during difficult times

Protective factors act as a ‘buffer’ helping us to cope during difficult times. These can be our own individual differences or environmental factors.

This article is from the free online

How to Build Leadership Resilience

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now