Experiencing a traumatic event,negative people may feel the sky is falling, everywhere was in the gloom,and finally never recovered. Optimists may be sad for a period of time,then make adjustments, return to normal life sowly, sun still belongs to him.
The root of the gap between the two lies in posttraumatic growth and negative psychological adjustment after traumatic events can coexist，which accounts for a major advantage decides your life after a traumatic event.
The conclusion is based on an experiment ,which evaluated current measures of grief to determine if such positive outcomes can be adequately assessed. Methods: The Texas Revised Inventory of Grief, Grief Experience Inventory, Bereavement Phenomenology Questionnaire, Core Bereavement Items, Continuing Bonds Scale, and Hogan Grief Reaction Checklist (currently the most common measures of grief).