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Situating Conservation of Resources Theory as an Additional Perspective for the American Indian Historical Trauma Response

In what ways does Hobfoll's Conservation of Resources Theory provide additional understanding and explanation of the current conditions in American Indian communities that are commonly labeled as responses to historical trauma?

This theoretical and conceptual study examines the application of Hobfoll's Conservation of Resources Theory‚ and specifically its tenets explaining the difficulties of regaining or rebuilding resources and structural components after massive resource losses‚ to yield deeper understandings of the continuing conditions in American Indian communities that have previously been considered responses to historical trauma.