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Ntoumanis, N., Et Al, E. Quested, L. Patterson, S. Kaffe, S. H. Backhouse, G. Pavlidis, L. Whitaker, V. Barkoukis, & B. J. Smith (2020). An intervention to optimise coach-created motivational climates and reduce athlete willingness to dope (CoachMADE): a three-country cluster randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine, Advanced Online Publication doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-101963

Manganelli, L., & Forest, J. (2020). Using Self-Determination Theory to understand when and how money buys happiness: A cross-sectional and intervention study. Applied Research in Quality of Life doi: 10.1007/s11482-020-09875-6

Barkoukis, V., Chatzisarantis, N. L., & Hagger, M. S. (2020). Effects of a school-based intervention on motivation for out-of-school physical activity participation. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Advance online publication doi: 10.1080/02701367.2020.1751029

Sheeran, P., Wright, C. E., Avishai, A., Villegas, M. E., Lindemans, J. W., Klein, W. M. P., Rothman, A. J., Miles, E., & Ntoumanis, N. (2020). Self-Determination Theory interventions for health behavior change: Meta-analysis and meta-analytic structural equation modeling of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 88, No. 8, 726-737. doi: 10.1037/ccp0000501

Gorozidis, G. S., Tzioumakis, Y. S., Krommidas, C., & Papaioannou, A. G. (2020). Elsevier. 96 doi: 103184

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J., & Vansteenkiste, M. (2020). When teachers learn how to provide classroom structure in an autonomy-supportive way: Benefits to teachers and their students. Teaching and Teacher Education, 90, 103004. doi: 10.1016/j.tate.2019.103004

Fu, V., et al, Weatherall, M., McPherson, K., Taylor, W., McRae, A., Thomson, T., Gommans, J., Green, G., & Harwood, M. (2020). Taking charge after stroke: A randomized controlled trial of a person-centered, self-directed rehabilitation intervention. Journal of Stroke, Advance Online doi: 10.1177/1747493020915144

Allen, E., Grolnick, W. S., & Córdova,J (2019). Evaluating a self-determination theory-based preventive parenting consultation: The parent check-in. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28, 732-743. doi:

Legault, L., Bird, S., Powers, S. E., Sherman, A., Stay, Al., Hou, D., & Janoyan, K. (2019). Impact of a motivational intervention and interactive feedback on electricity and water consumption: A smart housing field experiment. Environment and Behavior doi: 10.1177/0013916518811433

Mueller, M. B. (2019). Show me the money: Towards a model for a cost-benefit analysis of employee engagement interventions. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, 22(1), 43-64. doi: 10.1108/IJOTB-05-2018-0056

Lonsdale, C., Ntoumanis, N., Lester, A., Owen, K. B., White, R. L., Peralta, L., Kirwan, M., O Diallo, T. M., Maeder, A. J., & Bennie, A. (2019). An internet-supported school physical activity intervention in low socioeconomic status communities: Results from the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) cluster randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(6), 341-347. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097904

Pedersen, C., Halvari, H., & Olafsen, A. H. (2019). Worksite physical activity intervention and somatic symptoms burden: The role of coworker support for basic psychological needs and autonomous motivation. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 24(1), 55-65. doi: 10.1037/ocp0000131

Gillison, F., Rouse, P., Standage, M., Sebire, S., & Ryan, R. M. (2019). A meta-analysis of techniques to promote motivation for health behaviour change from a self-determination theory perspective. Health Psychology Review, 13(1), 110-130. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2018.1534071

Mageau, G. A., Lessard, J., Carpentier, J., Robichaud, J., Joussemet, M., & Koestner, R. (2018). Effectiveness and acceptability beliefs regarding logical consequences and mild punishments. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 54, 12-22. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2017.11.001

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J., & Ntoumanis, N. (2018). A needs-supportive intervention to help PE teachers enhance students' prosocial behavior and diminish antisocial behavior. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 35, 74-88. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.11.010

Halvari, A., Halvari, H., Williams, G. C., & Deci, E. L. (2017). Predicting dental attendance from dental hygienists' autonomy support and patients' autonomous motivation: A randomized clinical trial. Psychology & Health, 32(2), 127-144. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2016.1244536

Laurin, J. C., & Joussemet, M. (2017). Parental autonomy-supportive practices and toddlers’ rule internalization: A prospective observational study. Motivation and Emotion doi: 10.1007/s11031-017-9627-5

Soenens, B., Deci, E. L., & Vansteenkiste, M. (2017). How parents contribute to children’s psychological health: The critical role of psychological need support. In L. Wehmeyer, T. D. Little, S. J. Lopez, K. A. Shogren, & R. Ryan, Development of self-determination through the life-course (pp. 171-187). : New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-024-1042-6_13

Shah, K. N., Ryan, R. M., Majeed, Z., Yoruk, Y. B., Yang, H., Hilton, T. N., McMahon, J. M., Hall, W. J., Walck, D., & Luque, A. E. (2016). Enhancing physical function in HIV-infected older adults: A randomized controlled clinical trial.. Health Psychology, 35(6), 563-573. doi: 10.1037/hea0000311

Halvari, H., Healey, J., Olafsen, A. H., Byrkjeland, R., Deci, E. L., & Williams, G. C. (2016). Physical activity and motivational predictors of changes in health behavior and health among DM2 and CAD patients. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science In Sports, 27(11), 1454–1469. doi: 10.1111/sms.12757

Mageau, G. A., Ranger, F., Joussemet, M., Koestner, R., Moreau, E., & Forest, J. (2015). Validation of the Perceived Parental Autonomy Support Scale (P-PASS). Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 47, 251-262. doi:

Jago, R., Fox, K. R., Sebire, S., Davies, B., Wood, L., Banfield, K., Edwards, M. J., Powell, J. E., Montgomery, A. A., & Thompson, J. L. (2015). Increasing children’s physical activity through a teaching-assistant led extracurricular intervention: Process evaluation of the action 3:30 randomised feasibility trial. BMC Public Health, 15(156), 1-15. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1501-3

Jago, R., Powell, J. E., Edwards, M. J., Sebire, S., Tomkinson, K., Bird, E. L., Banfield, K., May, T., Kesten, J. M., & Cooper, A. R. (2015). Effect and cost of an after-school dance programme on the physical activity of 11–12 year old girls: The Bristol Girls Dance Project, a school-based cluster randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition, 12(128) doi: 10.1186/s12966-015-0289-y

Joussemet, M., Mageau, G. A., & Koestner, R. (2014). Promoting optimal parenting and children's mental health: A preliminary evaluation of the how-to parenting program. Journal of Child and Family Studie, 23, 949-964. doi: 10.1007/s10826-013-9751-0

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J., & Moon, I. S. (2012). Experimentally based, longitudinally designed, teacher-focused intervention to help physical education teachers be more autonomy supportive toward their students. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34(3), 365-396. doi: 10.1123/jsep.34.3.365

Legault, L., Gutsell, J. N., & Inzlicht, M. (2011). Ironic effects of antiprejudice messages: How motivational interventions can reduce (but also increase) prejudice. Psychological Science, 22, 1472-1477. doi: 10.1177/0956797611427918

Russell, K. L., & Bray, S. R. (2010). Promoting self-determined motivation for exercise in cardiac rehabilitation: The role of autonomy support. Rehabilitation Psychology, 55, 74–80.

Joussemet, M., Landry, R., & Koestner, R. (2008). A self-determination theory perspective on parenting. Canadian Psychology, 49, 194-200. doi: 10.1037/a0012754

Williams, G. C., McGregor, H. A., Sharp, D., Levesque, C. S., Kouides, R. W., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2006). Testing a self-determination theory intervention for motivating tobacco cessation: Supporting autonomy and competence in a clinical trial. Health Psychology, 25, 91-101.

Koestner, R., Ryan, R. M., Bernieri, F., & Holt, K (1984). Setting limits on children's behavior: The differential effects of controlling versus informational styles on children's intrinsic motivation and creativity. Journal of Personality, 54, 233-248.

Featured Articles

Ng, J. Y. Y., Ntoumanis, N., Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M., Duda, J. L., & Williams, G. C. (2012). Self-determination theory applied to health contexts: A meta-analysis. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 325-340. doi:

Ryan, R. M., Patrick, H., Deci, E. L., & Williams, G. C. (2008). Facilitating health behaviour change and its maintenance: Interventions based on self-determination theory. The European Health Psychologist, 10, 2-5.

Research Reports

Guertin, C., Barbeau, K., Pelletier, L. G., & Martinelli, G. (2017). Why do women engage in fat talk? Examining fat talk using Self-Determination Theory as an explanatory framework. Body Image, 20, 7-15. doi:

Lewis, V., Ryan, R. M., Martina, C. A., McDermott, M. P., Chaudron, L., Trief, P. M., La Guardia, J. G., Sharp, D., Goodman, S. R., & Morse, G. D. (2017). Mentoring interventions for underrepresented scholars in biomedical and behavioral sciences: Effects on quality of mentoring interactions and discussions. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 16(3), ar44. doi: 10.1187/cbe.16-07-0215

Smit, E.S., Dima, A.L., Immerzeel, S.A.M., van den Putte, B., & Williams, G. C. (2017). The Virtual Care Climate Questionnaire: Development and validation of a questionnaire measuring perceived support for autonomy in a virtual care setting. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(5), e155. doi: 10.2196/jmir.6714

Williams, G. C., Niemiec, C. P., Patrick, H., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2016). Outcomes of the Smoker’s Health Project: A pragmatic comparative effectiveness trial of tobacco-dependence interventions based on self-determination theory. Health Education Research, 31(6), 749-759. doi:

Nilsen, E. R., Olafsen, A. H., Steinsvag, A. G., Halvari, H., & Grov, E. K. (2016). Stuck between a rock and a hard place: The work situation for nurses as leaders in municipal health care. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 9, 153—161. doi: 10.2147/JMDH.S100640

Caudwell, K. M., Mullan, B. A., & Hagger, M. S. (2016). Combining motivational and volitional approaches to reducing excessive alcohol consumption in pre-drinkers: A theory-based intervention protocol. BMC Public Health, 16, 45. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2648-7

Fenner, A. A., Howie, E. K., Straker, L. M., & Hagger, M. S. (2016). Exploration of the mechanisms of change in constructs from self-determination theory and quality of life during a multi-disciplinary family-based intervention for overweight adolescents. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 38, 59-68. doi: 10.1123/jsep.2015-0100

Martinez, K. A., Resnicow, K., Williams, G. C., Silva, M. N., Abrahamse, P., Shumway, D. A., Wallner, L. P., Katz, S. J., & Hawley, S. T. (2016). Does physician communication style impact patient report of decision quality for breast cancer treatment?. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(12), 1947-1954. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.06.025

Lopez, R. B., Milyavskaya, M., Hofmann, W., & Heatherton, T. F. (2016). Motivational and neural correlates of self-control of eating: A combined neuroimaging and experience sampling study in dieting female college students. Appetite, 192-199. doi:

Kullgren, J. T., Williams, G. C., Resnicow, K., An, L. C., Rothberg, A., Volpp, K. G., & Heisler, M. (2016). The promise of tailoring incentives for healthy behaviors. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 9(1), 2-16. doi: 10.1108/IJWHM-12-2014-0060

Girelli, L., Hagger, M. S., Mallia, L., & Lucidi, F. (2016). From perceived autonomy support to intentional behaviour: Testing an integrated model in three healthy-eating behaviours. Appetite, 96, 280-292. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.09.027

Mcspadden, K. E., Patrick, H., Oh, A. Y., Yaroch, L. A., Dwyer, L. A., & Nebeling, L. C. (2016). The association between motivation and fruit and vegetable intake: The moderating role of social support. Appetite, 96, 87-94.

Coa, K., & Patrick, H. (2016). Baseline motivation type as a predictor of dropout in a healthy eating text messaging program. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 4(3), e144. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.5992

Stamp, K. D., Dunbar, S. B., Clark, P. C., Reilly, C. M., Gary, R., Higgins, M., & Ryan, R. M. (2016). Family partner intervention influences self-care confidence and treatment self- regulation in patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 15(5), 317-327. doi: 10.1177/1474515115572047

Weinstein, N., Legate, N., Kumashiro, M., & Ryan, R. M. (2016). Autonomy support and diastolic blood pressure: Long term effects and conflict navigation in romantic relationships. Motivation and Emotion, 40(2), 212-225. doi: 10.1007/s11031-015-9526-6

Santos, I., Ball, K., Crawford, D., & Teixeira, P. J. (2016). Motivation and barriers for leisure-time physical activity in socioeconomically disadvantaged women. PLOS ONE

Block, R., Niemiec, C. P., Rigby, C. S., & Williams, G. C. (2016). Virtual clinician need support, health-behavior change, and its maintenance. Journal of Clinical Lipidology, 10(3), 667. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2016.03.033

Teixeira, P. J., Carraça, E. V., Marques, M. M., Rutter, H., Oppert, J.-M., Bourdeaudhuij, I. D., Lakerveld, J., & Brug, J. (2015). Successful behavior change in obesity interventions in adults: A systematic review of self-regulation mediators. 13 doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0323-6

Caudwell, K. M., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Predicting alcohol pre-drinking in Australian undergraduate students using an integrated theoretical model. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 7, 188-213. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12044

Chan, D. K. C., Yang, S. X., Mullan, B., Zhang, X., Du, X., Chatzisarantis, N. L., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Preventing the spread of H1N1 influenza infection during a pandemic: autonomy-supportive advice versus controlling instruction. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38, 416-426. doi: 10.1007/s10865-014-9616-z

Guertin, C., Rocchi, M., Pelletier, L. G., Émond, C., & Lalande, G. (2015). The role of motivation and eating regulation on the physical and psychological health of cardiovascular disease patients. Journal of Health Psychology, 20, 543-555. doi: 10.1177/1359105315573471

Matthews, J., Hall, A. M., Hernon, M., et al., & Lonsdale, C. (2015). A brief report on the development of a theoretically-grounded intervention to promote patient autonomy and self-management of physiotherapy patients: Face validity and feasibility of implementation. BMC Health Services Research, 15, 1-9. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0921-1

Murray, A., Hall, A. M., Williams, G. C., McDonough, S. M., Ntoumanis, N., et al., & Lonsdale, C. (2015). Effect of a self-determination theory–based communication skills training program on physiotherapists' psychological support for their patients with chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96(5), 809-816. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.11.007

Shumway, D., Griffith, K. A., Jagsi, R., Gabram, S. G., Williams, G. C., & Resnicow, K. (2015). Psychometric properties of a brief measure of autonomy support in breast cancer patients. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 15, 51. doi: 10.1186/s12911-015-0172-4

Santos, I., Mata, J., Silva, M. N., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2015). Predicting long-term weight loss maintenance in previously overweight women: A signal detection approach. Obesity, 23, 957-964. doi: 10.1002/oby.21082

Santos, I., Matta, J., Silva, M. N., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2015). Predicting Long-Term Weight Loss Maintenance in Previously Overweight Women: A Signal Detection Approach. Obesity Journal, 23, 957-964. doi: 10.1002/oby.21082

Sweet, S., Fortier, M., Strachan, S., Blanchard, C., & Boulay, P. (2014). Testing a longitudinal integrat- ed self-efficacy and self-deter- mination theory model for physical activity post-cardiac rehabilitation. Health Psychology Research, 2, 30-37. doi: 10.4081/hpr.2014.1008

Hagger, M. S., Hardcastle, S. J., Chater, A., Mallett, C., Pal, S., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2014). Autonomous and controlled motivational regulations for multiple health-related behaviors: between- and within-participants analyses. Health Psychology & Behavioural Medicine, 2, 565–601. doi: 10.1080/21642850.2014.912945

Chan, D. K. C., Fung, Y. K., Xing, S., & Hagger, M. S. (2014). Myopia prevention, near work, and visual acuity of college students: Integrating the theory of planned behavior and self- determination theory. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37, 369–380. doi: 10.1007/s10865-013-9494-9

Montasem, A, Brown, S., & Harris, R. (2014). Subjective well-being in dentists: The role of intrinsic aspirations. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42, 279-288. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12084

Choi, J., Noh, G., & Park, D. (2014). Smoking cessation apps for smartphones: Content analysis with the self-determination theory. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16 doi: 10.2196/jmir.3061

Slovinec D’Angelo, M., Pelletier, L. G., Huta, V., & Reid, R. D. (2014). The roles of self-efficacy and motivation in the prediction of short- and long-term adherence to exercise among coronary heart disease patients. Health Psychology, 33, 1344-1353. doi:

Williams, G. C., Niemiec, C. P., Elliot, A., La Guardia, J. G., Gorin, A. A., & Rigby, C. S. (2014). Virtual look AHEAD program: Initial support for a partly virtualized intensive lifestyle intervention in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 37, 169-170. doi: 10.2337/dc14-0831

Meis, J. J. M., Schols, A. M. W. J., Bosma, C., Spruit, M. A., Franssen, F. M. E., Janssen, D. J. A., Teixeira, P. J., Augustin, I. M. L., Wouters, E. F. M., & De Vries, N. K. (2014). A qualitative assessment of COPD patients' experiences of pulmonary rehabilitation and guidance by healthcare professionals. Respiratory Medicine, 108, 500-510. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2013.11.001

Wasserkampf, A., Silva, M. N., Santos, I., Carraca, E. V., Meis, J. J. M., Kremers, S. P. J., & Teixeira, P. J. (2014). Short- and long-term theory-based predictors of physical activity in women who participated in a weight-management program. Health Education Research, 29, 941-952. doi: 10.1093/her/cyu060.

Ng, J. Y. Y., Ntoumanis, N., & Thogersen-Ntoumani, C. (2014). Autonomy support and control in weight management: What important others do and say matter. British Journal of Health Psychology, 19, 540-552. doi: DOI: 10.1111/bjhp.12054

Boone, L., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J., & Verstuyf, J. (2014). Self-Critical Perfectionism and Binge Eating Symptoms: A Longitudinal Test of the Intervening Role of Psychological Need Frustration. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61, 363-373. doi: 10.1037/a0036418

Williams, G. C., Halvari, H., Niemiec, C. P., Sorebo, O., Olafsen, A. H., & Westbye, C. (2014). Managerial support for basic psychological needs, somatic symptom burden and work-related correlates: A self-determination theory perspective. Work & Stress, 28(4), 404-419. doi: 10.1080/02678373.2014.971920

Lamberti, J. S., Russ, A., Cerulli, C., Weisman, R. L., Jacobowitz, D., & Williams, G. C. (2014). Patient experiences of autonomy and coercion while receiving legal leverage in forensic assertive community treatment. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 22(4), 222-230. doi: 10.1097/01.HRP.0000450448.48563.c1

Morse, D. S., Cerulli, C., Bedell, P., Wilson, J., Thomas, K., et al., & Williams, G. C. (2014). Meeting health and psychological needs of women in drug treatment court. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46(2), 150-157. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.08.017

Halvari, A., Halvari, H., Bjørnebekk, G., & Deci, E. L. (2013). Oral health and dental well-being: Testing a self-determination theory model. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 275-292. doi:

Keatley, D., Clarke, D. D., & Hagger, M. S. (2013). The predictive validity of implicit measures of self-determined motivation across health-related behaviours. British Journal of Health Psychology, 18, 2-17. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8287.2011.02063.x

Fenner, A. A., Straker, L. M., Davis, M. C., & Hagger, M. S. (2013). Theoretical underpinnings of a need-supportive intervention to address sustained healthy lifestyle changes in overweight and obese adolescents. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 819-829. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.06.005

Montasem, A., Brown, S., & Harris, R. (2013). Subjective well-being in dentists: The role of intrinsic aspirations. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42, 279-288. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12084

Ng, J.Y.Y., Ntoumanis, N., Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., Stott, K., & Hindle, L. (2013). Predicting psychological needs and well-being of individual weight management: The role of important others. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 5, 291-310. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12011

Rodriguez, Lindsey M., Knee, C. R., & Neighbors, Clayton (2013). Relationships can drive some to drink. Relationship-contingent self-esteem and drinking problems. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships doi: 10.1177/0265407513494037

Austin, S., Guay, F., Senecal, C., Fernet, C., & Nouwen, A. (2013). Longitudinal testing of a dietary self-care motivational model in adolescents with diabetes. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 75, 153-159. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.04.013

Austin, Stéphanie, Guay, Frédéric, Senécal, Caroline, Fernet, C., & Nouwen, Arie (2013). Longitudinal testing of a dietary self-care motivational model in adolescents with diabetes. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 75, 153-159. doi:

Moller, A. C., Buscemi, Joanna, McFadden, H. Gene, Hedeker, Donald, & Spring, Bonnie (2013). Financial motivation undermines potential enjoyment in an intensive diet and activity intervention. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s10865-013-9542-5

Silva, M. N., & Teixeira, P. J. (2013). Promotion of and adherence to physical activity. In Mooren, F. C., Skinner, J. S. (Eds), Encyclopedia of Exercise Medicine in Health and Disease (pp. 727-731). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Carraça E.V., Silva, M. N., & Teixeira, P. J. (2013). Body image investment and self-regulation of weight control behaviors. In Sams, L.B., Keels, J.A. (Eds), Handbook on Body Image: Gender Differences, Sociocultural Influences and Health Implications (pp. 257-276). : .

Boone, L., Soenens, B., Vansteenkiste, M., & Braet, Caroline (2012). Is there a perfectionist in each of us? An experimental study on perfectionism and eating disorder symptoms. Appetite, 59, 531-540. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.06.015

Halvari, A., Halvari, H., Bjørnebekk, G., & Deci, E. L. (2012). Motivation for dental home care: Testing a self-determination theory model. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 1-39. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2011.00867.x

Halvari, A., Halvari, H., Bjørnebekk, & Deci, E. L. (2012). Self-determined motivational predictors of increases in dental behaviors, decreases in dental plaque, and improvement in oral health: a randomized clinical trial. Health Psychology, 31, 777-88. doi: 10.1037/a0027062

Schmidt, K., Gensichen, J., Petersen, J. J., Szecsenyi, J., Walther, M., Williams, G. C., & Freund, T. (2012). Autonomy support in primary care-validation of the German version of the Health Care Climate Questionnaire. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65, 206-211.

Keatley, D., Clarke, D. D., & Hagger, M. S. (2012). Investigating the predictive validity of implicit and explicit measures of motivation on condom use, physical activity, and healthy eating. Psychology & Health, 27, 550-569. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2011.605451

Lonsdale, C., Hall, A., Williams, G. C., McDonough, S. M., Ntoumanis, N., Murray, A., & Hurley, D. (2012). Communication style and exercise compliance in physiotherapy (CONNECT). A cluster randomized controlled trial to test a theory-based intervention to increase chronic low back pain patients’ adherence to physiotherapists’ recommendations: Study rationale, design, and methods. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 13(104), 1-15. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-13-104

Chatzisarantis, N. L., Hagger, M. S., Kamarova, S., & Kawabata, M. (2012). When effects of universal psychological needs on health behaviour extend to a large proportion of individuals. British Journal of Health Psychology, 4, 785-797. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8287.2012.02073.x

Teixeira, P. J., Mata, J., Williams, G. C., Gorin, A. A., & Lemieux, S. (2012). Self-Regulation, Motivation, and Psychosocial Factors in Weight Management. Journal of Obesity, 1-4. doi: 10.1155/2012/582348

Moreau, E., & Mageau, G. A. (2012). The importance of perceived autonomy support for the psychological health and work satisfaction of health professionals: Not only supervisors count, colleagues too!. Motivation and Emotion, 36, 268-286. doi: 10.1007/s11031-011-9250-9

Morse, D. S., Schiff, M., Levit, S., Cohen-Moreno, R., Williams, G. C., & Neumark, Y. (2012). A pilot training program for a motivational enhancement approach to hepatitis C virus treatment among individuals in Israeli methadone treatment centers. Substance Abuse and Misuse, 47, 56-66.

Segar, M. L., Updegraff, J. A., Zikmund-Fisher, B. J., & Richardson, C. R. (2012). Physical activity advertisements that feature daily well-being improve autonomy and body image in overweight women but not men. Journal of Obesity, Article ID 354721, 19 pages. doi:

Teixeira, P. J., Carraça, E. V., Markland, D. A., Silva, M. N., & Ryan, R. M. (2012). Exercise, physical activity, and self-determination theory: A systematic review [Electronic version]. Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 78. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-9-78

Moller, A. C., McFadden, H. G., Hedeker, D., & Spring, B. (2012). Financial motivation undermines maintenance in an intensive diet and activity intervention. Journal of Obesity, 2012, 1-8.

Brown, D. L., Williams, G. C., Conley, K. M., Resnicow, K., Murphy, J., Sanchez, B. N., Cowdery, J. E., Sais, E., Lisabeth, L. D., & Skolarus, L. E. (2012). Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE): Design, methods, and theoretical basis. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 33, 721-729.

Jacobs, N., Hagger, M. S., Streukens, S., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., & Claes, N. (2011). Testing an integrated model of the theory of planned behaviour and self-determination theory for different energy balance-related behaviours and intervention intensities. British Journal of Health Psychology, 16, 113–134.

Wormington, S. V., Anderson, K. G., & Corpus, J. H. (2011). The role of academic motivation in high school students' current and lifetime alcohol consumption: Adopting a self-determination theory perspective. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72, 965-974.

Verloigne, M., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Tanghe, A., D'Hondt, E., Theuwis, L., Vansteenkiste, M., & Deforche, B. (2011). Self-determined motivation towards physical activity in adolescents treated for obesity: An observational study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8, 1-11.

Pesis-Katz, I., Williams, G. C., Niemiec, C. P., & Fiscella, K. (2011). Cost-effectiveness of intensive tobacco dependence intervention based on self-determination theory. The American Journal of Managed Care, 17, e393-e398.

Chan, D. K. C., Spray, C., & Hagger, M. S. (2011). Treatment motivation for rehabilitation after a sport injury: Application of the trans-contextual model. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12, 83-92. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2010.08.005

Poulsen, A. A., Desha, L., Ziviani, J., Griffiths, L., Heaslop, A., Khan, A., & Leong, G. (2011). Fundamental movement skills and self-concept of overweight children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 6, 464-471. doi: 10.3109/17477166.2011.575143

Uysal, A., & Lu, Q. (2011). Is self-concealment associated with acute and chronic pain?. Health Psychology, 30, 606-614. doi: 10.1037/a0024287

Teixeira, P. J., Patrick, H., & Mata, J. (2011). Why we eat what we eat: the role of autonomous motivation in eating behaviour regulation. Nutrition Bulletin, 36, 102–107.

Williams, G. C., Patrick, H., Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L., & McGregor, H. A. (2011). The smoker’s health project: A self-determination theory intervention to facilitate maintenance of tobacco abstinence. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 32, 535-543. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2011.03.002

Austin, S., Senecal, C., Guay, F., & Nouwen, A. (2011). Effects of gender, age, and diabetes duration on dietary self-care in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. Journal of Health Psychology, 16, 917–928.

Austin, S., Senécal, C., Guay, F., & Nouwen, A. (2011). Dietary self-care in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes: Report from the juvenile diabetes and dietary study. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 35(1), 39-45. doi:

Su, Y. L., & Reeve, J. (2011). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of intervention programs designed to support autonomy. Educational Psychology Review, 23(1), 159-188. doi: 10.1007/s10648-010-9142-7

Shaikh, A. R., Vinokur, A. D., Yaroch, A. L., Williams, G. C., & Resnicow, K. (2011). Direct and mediated effects of two theoretically based interventions to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables in the healthy body healthy spirit trial. Health Education & Behavior, 38, 492–501.

Silva, M. N., Markland, D. A., Carraca, E. V., Vieira, P. N., Coutinho, S. R., Minderico, C. S., Matos, M. G., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2011). Exercise autonomous motivation predicts 3-yr weight loss in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43, 728–737.

Carraca, E. V., Markland, D. A., Silva, M. N., Coutinho, S. R., Vieira, P. N., Minderico, C. S., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2011). Dysfunctional body investment versus body dissatisfaction: Relations with well-being and controlled motivations for obesity treatment. Motivation and Emotion, 35, 423–434. doi: 10.1007/s11031-011-9230-0

Rouse, P. C., Ntoumanis, N., Duda, J. L., Jolly, K., & Williams, G. C. (2011). In the beginning: Role of autonomy support on the motivation, mental health and intentions of participants entering an exercise referral scheme. Psychology and Health, 26, 729–749.

West, D. S., Gorin, A. A., Subak, L. L., Foster, G., Bragg, C., Hecht, J., Schembri, M., & Wing, R. R. (2011). Novel motivation-focused weight loss maintenance intervention is as effective as a behavioral skills-based approach. International Journal of Obesity, 35, 259-269. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2010.138

Pollak, K. I., Alexander, S. C., Tulsky, J. A., Lyna, P., Coffman, C. J., Dolor, R. J., Gulbrandsen, P., & Østbye, T. (2011). Physician empathy and listening: Associations with patient satisfaction and autonomy. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 24, 665–672.

Halvari, A., Halvari, H., Bjørnebekk, G., & Deci, E. L. (2010). Motivation and anxiety for dental treatment: Testing a self-determination theory model of oral self-care behaviour and dental clinic attendance. Motivation and Emotion, 34, 15-33. doi: 10.1007/s11031-010-9154-0

Lonsdale, C., Murray, A., Tenant Humphries, M., McDonough, S., Williams, G. C., & Hurley, D. (2010). Testing a theory-based intervention designed to increase chronic low back pain patients’ adherence to physiotherapists’ recommendations: A pilot study. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 32, S192-193.

Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., Loughren, E., Duda, J. L., Fox, K. R., & Kinnafick, F. E. (2010). “Step by Step”. A feasibility study of a lunchtime walking intervention designed to increase walking, improve mental well-being and work performance in sedentary employees: Rationale and study design. BMC Public Health, 10, 578. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-578

Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., Ntoumanis, N., & Nikitaras, N. (2010). Unhealthy weight control behaviours in adolescent girls: A process model based on self-determination theory. Psychology and Health, 25, 535–550.

Custers, A. F, Westerhof, G. J., Kuin, Y., & Riksen-Walraven, M. (2010). Need fulfillment in caring relationships: Its relation with well-being of residents in somatic nursing homes. Aging & Mental Health, 14, 731–739.

Silva, M. N., Vieira, P. N., Coutinho, S. R., Minderico, C. S., Matos, M. G., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2010). Using self-determination theory to promote physical activity and weight control: A randomized controlled trial in women. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 33, 110-122.

Silva, M. N., Teixeira, P. J., Markland, D. A., Vieira, P. N., Coutinho, S. R., Carraça, E. V., Palmeira, A. L., Minderico, C. S., Matos, M. G., & Sardinha, L. B. (2010). Helping overweight women become more active: Need support and motivational regulations for different forms of physical activity. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 591-601.

Vieira, P. N., Mata, J., Silva, M. N., Coutinho, S. R., Santos, T. C., Minderico, C. S., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2010). Predictors of psychological well-being during behavioral obesity treatment in women. Journal of Obesity, 2011, 1-8.

Kosmala-Anderson, J. P., Wallace, L. M., & Turner, A. (2010). Confidence matters: A Self-Determination Theory study of factors determining engagement in self-management support practices of UK clinicians. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 15, 478–491.

Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M., Patrick, H., Deci, E. L., & Williams, G. C. (2010). The energization of health-behavior change: Examining the associations among autonomous self-regulation, subjective vitality, depressive symptoms, and tobacco abstinence. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 5, 122-138.

Seymour, R. B., Hughes, S. L., Ory, M. G., Elliot, D. L., Kirby, K. C., Migneault, J., Patrick, H., Roll, J. M., & Williams, G. C. (2010). A lexicon for measuring maintenance of behavior change. American Journal of Health Behavior, 34, 660-668.

West, D. S., Gorin, A. A., Subak, L. L., Foster, G., Bragg, C., Hecht, J., Schembri, M., & Wing, R. R. (2010). A motivation-focused weight loss maintenance program is an effective alternative to a skill-based approach. International Journal of Obesity, 34, 1-11.

Chan, D. K., Lonsdale, C., Ho, P. Y., Yung, P. S. H., & Chan, K. M. (2009). Patient motivation and adherence to post-surgery rehabilitation exercise recommendations: The influence of physiotherapists' autonomy supportive behaviors. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 90, 1977-1982. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.05.024

Hagger, M. S., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2009). Integrating the theory of planned behaviour and self-determination theory in health behaviour: A meta-analysis. British Journal of Health Psychology, 14, 275-302.

Rubak, S., Sandbæk, A., Lauritzen, T., Borch-Johnsen, K., & Christensen, B. (2009). General practitioners trained in motivational interviewing can positively affect the attitude to behaviour change in people with type 2 diabetes. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, 27, 172-179.

Williams, G. C., Niemiec, C. P., Patrick, H., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2009). The importance of supporting autonomy and perceived competence in facilitating long-term tobacco abstinence. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 37, 315-324.

Williams, G. C., Patrick, H., Niemiec, C. P., Williams, L. K., Divine, G., Lafata, J. E., Heisler, M., Tunceli, K., & Pladevall M. (2009). Reducing the health risks of diabetes: How self-determination theory may help improve medication adherence and quality of life. The Diabetes Educator, 35, 484-492.

Teixeira, P. J., Silva, M. N., Coutinho S. R., Palmeira A. L., Mata J., Vieira P. N., Carraça E. V., Santos T. C., & Sardinha L. B. (2009). Mediators of weight loss and weight loss maintenance in middle-aged women. Obesity, 18, 725-735.

Pavey, L., & Sparks, P. (2009). Reactance, autonomy and paths to persuasion: Examining perceptions of threats to freedom and informational value. Motivation and Emotion, 33, 277-290.

Mata, J., Silva, M. N., Vieira, Pn. N., Carraca, E. V., Andrade, A. M., Coutinho, S. R., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2009). Motivational "spill-over"" during weight control: Increased self-determination and exercise intrinsic motivation predict eating self-regulation". Health Psychology, 28, 709-716.

Chatzisarantis, N. L., Hagger, M. S., Wang, C. K., & Thogersen-Ntoumani, C. (2009). The effects of social identity and perceived autonomy support on health behaviour within the Theory of Planned Behavior. Current Psychology, 28, 55-68. doi: 10.1007/s12144-009-9043-4

Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L., & Williams, G. C. (2009). Aspiring to physical health: The role of aspirations for physical health in facilitating long-term tobacco abstinence. Patient Education and Counseling, 74, 250-257.

Milne, H. M., Wallman, K. E., Gordon, S., & Courneya, K. S. (2008). Impact of a combined resistance and aerobic exercise program on motivational variables in breast cancer survivors: A randomized controlled trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 36, 158-166.

Mildestvedt, T., Meland, E., & Eide, G. E. (2008). How important are individual counseling, expectancy beliefs and autonomy for the maintenance of exercise after cardiac rehabilitation?. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 36, 832–840.

Koestner, R., Otis, N., Powers, T. A., Pelletier, L. G., & Gagnon, H. (2008). Autonomous motivation, controlled motivation, and goal progress. Journal of Personality, 76, 1201-1230.

Powers, T. A., Koestner, R., & Gorin, A. A. (2008). Autonomy support from family and friends and weight loss in college women. Families, Systems, & Health, 26, 404-416.

Ransom, S., Sheldon, K. M., & Jacobsen, P. (2008). Actual change and inaccurate recall contribute to posttraumatic growth following radiotherapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 811-819. doi: 10.1037/a0013270

Kim, Y., Carver, C. S., Deci, E. L., & Kasser, T. (2008). Adult attachment and psychological well-being in cancer caregivers: The meditational role of spouses’ motives for caregiving. Health Psychology, 27, S144-S154.

Otis, N., & Pelletier, L. G. (2008). Women’s regulation styles for eating behaviors and outcomes: The mediating role of approach and avoidance food planning. Motivation and Emotion, 32, 55-67.

Chatzisarantis, N. L., Hagger, M. S., & Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C. (2008). Effects of implementation intentions and self concordance on health behavior. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 13, 198-214.

Mildestvedt, T., Meland, E., & Eide, G. E. (2007). No difference in lifestyle changes by adding individual counseling to group-based rehabilitation RCT among coronary heart disease patients. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 35, 591–598.

Williams, G. C., Lynch, M. F., & Glasgow, R. E. (2007). Computer-assisted intervention improves patient-centered diabetes care by increasing autonomy support. Health Psychology, 26, 728-734.

Ramsing, R., & Hill, E. (2007). The role of theory based programming in camp: A three year evaluation of diabetes camps. Camping Magazine, 80

McAuliffe-Fogerty, A., Ramsing, R., & Hill, E. (2007). Medical specialty programs: Camps for children with diabetes as a model of success. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 16, 887-908.

Hill, E., Ramsing, R., & Hill, L. (2007). Efficacy of diabetes day damp: Lessons for better serving youth. The Virginia Journal, 29, 16-18.

Hill, E., Ramsing, R., & Hill, L. (2007). Integrating the family into the camp experience: Exploring the impact of residential diabetes family camp. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 78

D'Angelo, M. S., Reid, R. D., & Pelletier, L. G. (2007). A model for exercise behavior change regulation in patients with heart disease. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 29, 208-224.

Palmeira, A. L., Teixeira, P. J., Branco, T. L., Martins, S. S., Minderico, C. S., Barata, J. T., Serpa, S. O., & Sardinha, L. B. (2007). Predicting short-term weight loss using four leading health behavior change theories. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4, 14.

Fortier, M. S., Sweet, S. N., O’Sullivan, T. L., & Williams, G. C. (2007). A self-determination process model of physical activity adoption in the context of a randomized controlled trial. Psychology of Sport And Exercise, 8, 741-757.

Wilson, P. M., Nehl, E., & Baker, F. (2006). Predicting physical activity and outcome expectations in cancer survivors: An application of self-determination theory. Psycho-Oncology, 15, 567-578.

Williams, G. C., McGregor, H. A., Sharp, D., Kouides, R. W., Levesque, C. S., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2006). A self-determination multiple risk intervention trial to improve smokers’ health. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 21, 1288-1294.

Halvari, A., & Halvari, H. (2006). Motivational predictors of change in oral health: An experimental test of self-determination theory. Motivation and Emotion, 30, 295–306. doi: 10.1007%2Fs11031-006-9035-8

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L., & Harris, J. (2006). From psychological need satisfaction to intentional behavior: Testing a motivational sequence in two behavioral contexts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 131-148.

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L., & Harris, J. (2006). The process by which relative autonomous motivation affects intentional behavior: Comparing effects across dieting and exercise behaviors. Motivation and Emotion, 30, 306-320.

Teixeira, P. J., Going, S. B., Houtkooper, L. B., Cussler, E. C., Metcalfe, L. L., Blew, R. M., Sardinha, L. B., & Lohman, T. G. (2006). Exercise motivation, eating, and body image variables as predictors of weight control. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38, 179-188.

Wild, T. C., Cunningham, J. A., & Ryan, R. M. (2006). Social pressure, coercion, and client engagement at treatment entry: A self-determination theory perspective. Addictive Behaviors, 31, 1858-1872.

Georgiadis, M. M., , & Stavrou, N. A (2006). Motivation for weight-loss diets: A clustering, longitudinal field study using self-esteem and self-determination theory perspectives. Health Education Journal, 65, 53-72.

Carlson, L. E., & Brown, K. W. (2005). Validation of the mindful attention awareness scale in a cancer population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58, 29-33.

Williams, G. C., Gagné, M., Mushlin, A. I., & Deci, E. L. (2005). Motivation for behavior change in patients with chest pain. Health Education, 105, 304-321.

Williams, G. C., McGregor, H. A., King, D., Nelson, C. C., & Glasgow, R. E. (2005). Variation in perceived competence, glycemic control, and patient satisfaction: Relationship to autonomy support from physicians. Patient Education and Counseling, 57, 39-45.

Teixeira, P. J., Going, S. B., Sardinha, L. B., & Lohman, T. G. (2005). A review of psychosocial pretreatment predictors of weight control. Obesity Reviews, 6, 43-65.

Williams, G. C., McGregor, H. A., Zeldman, A., Freedman, Z. R., Deci, E. L., & Elder, D. (2004). Testing a self-determination theory process model for promoting glycemic control through diabetes self-management. Health Psychology, 23, 58-66.

Zeldman, A., Ryan, R. M., & Fiscella, K. (2004). Client motivation, autonomy support and entity beliefs: Their role in methadone maintenance treatment. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23, 675-696.

Kennedy, S., Goggin, K., & Nollen, N. (2004). Adherence to HIV medications: Utility of the theory of self-determination. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 28, 611-628.

Pelletier, L. G., Dion, S. C., Slovenic-D'Angelo, M., & Reid, R. (2004). Why do you regulate what you eat?  Relationship between forms of regulation, eating behaviors, sustained dietary behavior change, and psychological adjustment. Motivation and Emotion, 28, 245-277.

Simoneau, H., & Bergeron, J. (2003). Factors affecting motivation during the first six weeks of treatment. Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1219-1241.

Williams, G. C., Levesque, C. S., Zeldman, A., Wright, S., & Deci, E. L. (2003). Health care practitioners' motivation for tobacco-dependence counseling. Health Education Research, 18, 538-553.

Williams, G. C., Minicucci, D. S., Kouides, R. W., Levesque, C. S., Chirkov, V. I., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2002). Self-determination, smoking, diet and health. Health Education Research, 17, 512-521.

Williams, G. C., Gagné, M., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2002). Facilitating autonomous motivation for smoking cessation. Health Psychology, 21, 40-50.

Knee, C. R., & Neighbors, C. (2002). Self-determination, perception of peer pressure, and drinking among college students. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 522-543.

Williams, G. C., & Deci, E. L. (2001). Activating patients for smoking cessation through physician autonomy support. Medical Care, 39, 813-823.

Williams, G. C., Cox, E. M., Hedberg, V.,, & Deci, E. L. (2000). Extrinsic life goals and health risk behaviors in adolescents. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 1756-1771.

Senecal, C., Nouwen, A., & White, D. (2000). Motivation and dietary self-care in adults with diabetes: Are self-efficacy and autonomous self-regulation complementary or competing constructs?. Health Psychology, 19, 452-457.

Williams, G. C., Cox, E. M., Kouides, R., & Deci, E. L. (1999). Presenting the facts about smoking to adolescents: The effects of an autonomy supportive style. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 153, 959-964.

Kasser, V. M., & Ryan, R. M. (1999). The relation of psychological needs for autonomy and relatedness to health, vitality, well-being and mortality in a nursing home. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 935-954. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.1999.tb00133.x

Foote, J., DeLuca, A., Magura, S., Warner, A., Grand, A., Rosenblum, A., & Stahl, S. (1999). A group motivational treatment for chemical dependence. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 17, 181-192.

Williams, G. C., Freedman, Z. R., & Deci, E. L. (1998). Supporting autonomy to motivate glucose control in patients with diabetes. Diabetes Care, 21, 1644-1651.

Williams, G. C., Rodin, G. C., Ryan, R. M., Grolnick, W. S., & Deci, E. L. (1998). Autonomous regulation and adherence to long-term medical regimens in adult outpatients. Health Psychology, 17, 269-276.

Wild, T. C., Cunningham, J., & Hobdon, K. (1998). When do people believe that alcohol treatment is effective? The importance of perceived client and therapist motivation. Psychology of Addictive Behaviours, 12, 93-100.

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Williams, G. C., & Deci, E. L. (1996). Internalization of biopsychosocial values by medical students: A test of self-determination theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 767-779.

Ryan, R. M., Plant, R. W., & O'Malley, S. (1995). Initial motivations for alcohol treatment: Relations with patient characteristics, treatment involvement and dropout. Addictive Behaviors, 20, 279-297.

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Chapters, Overviews, and Commentaries

Pelletier, L. G., Guertin, C., Pope, J. P., & Rocchi, M. (2016). Homeostasis balance, homeostasis imbalance or distinct motivational processes? Comments on Marks (2015) ‘Homeostatic Theory of Obesity’. Health Psychology Open, 3(1), 1-4. doi: 10.1177/2055102915624512

Teixeira, P. J. (2016). Health behavior change: a field just picking up speed. A comment on Ogden (2016). Health Psychology Review, 1-5. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2016.1183507

Segar, M. L. (2015). The right why: The surprising start to cultivating sustainable behavior change. Journal of the American Society on Aging, 39(1), 15-19.

Hagger, M. S., Keatley, D. A., Chan, D. C. K., Chatzisarantis, N. L., Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., & Ntoumanis, N. (2014). The goose is (half) cooked: A consideration of the mechanisms and interpersonal context is needed to elucidate the effects of personal financial incentives on health behaviour. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine doi: 10.1007/s12529-013-9317-y

Teixeira, P. J., Silva, M. N., Mata, J., Palmeira, A. L., & Markland, D. A. (2012). Motivation, self-determination, and long-term weight control. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 1-13.

Williams, G. C., & Niemiec, C. P. (2012). Positive affect and self-affirmation are beneficial, but do they facilitate maintenance of health-behavior change? A self-determination theory perspective. Archives of Internal Medicine, 172, 327-328.

Vansteenkiste, M., Williams, G. C., & Resnicow, K. (2012). Toward systematic integration between self-determination theory and motivational interviewing as examples of top-down and bottom-up intervention development: Autonomy or volition as a fundamental theoretical principle. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 23. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-9-23

Deci, E. L., & Ryan, R. M. (2012). Self-determination theory in health care and its relations to motivational interviewing: a few comments. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 1-6. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-9-24

Teixeira, P. J., Palmeira, A. L., & Vansteenkiste, M. (2012). The role of self-determination theory and motivational interviewing in behavioral nutrition, physical activity, and health: An introduction to the IJBNPA special series. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 1-3.

Vansteenkiste, M., Claes, L., Soenens, B., & Verstuyf, J. (2012). Motivational dynamics among eating-disordered patients with and without nonsuicidal self-injury: A self-determination theory approach. European Eating Disorders Review, 21, 209-214. doi: 10.1002/erv.2215

Patrick, H., & Williams, G. C. (2012). Self-determination theory: Its application to health behavior and complementarity with motivational interviewing. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 18.

Golub, N., Geba, D., Mousa, S. A., Williams, G. C., & Block, R. C. (2011). Greasing the wheels of managing overweight and obesity with omega-3 fatty acids. Medical Hypotheses, 77, 1114–1120.

Mestre, S., & Pais-Ribeiro, J. (2011). Applying self-determination theory to help obese Portuguese individuals. In I. Brdar (Ed.), The human pursuit of well-being: A cultural approach (pp. 247-255). New York, NY: Springer.

Williams, G. C., Teixeira, P. J., Carraca, E. V., & Resnicow, K. (2011). Physical wellness, health care, and personal autonomy. In V. I. Chirkov, et al. (Eds.), Human autonomy in cross-cultural context (Vol 1, pp. 133-162). New York, NY: Springer.

Patrick, H., Gorin, A. A., & Williams, G. C. (2010). Lifestyle change and maintenance in obesity treatment and prevention: A self-determination theory perspective. In L. Dube (Ed.), Obesity prevention: The role of brain and society on individual behavior (pp. 365-374). London, England: Academic Press.

Poulsen, A. A., & Ziviani, J. (2010). Occupation centred enablement of children’s leisure participation. In , Occupation Centred Practice with Children: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapists (pp. 248-273). London, UK: Blackwell Publications.

Fortier, M. S., Williams, G. C., Sweet, S. N., & Patrick, H. (2009). Self-determination theory: Process models for health behavior change. In R. J. DiClemente, R. A. Crosby, and M. C. Kegler (Eds.), Emerging theories in health promotion practice and research (pp. 157-183). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Van Den Broeck, A., Vansteenkiste, M., & De Witte, H. (2008). Self-determination theory: A theoretical and empirical overview in occupational health psychology. In J. Houdmont, & S. Leka (Eds.), Occupational health psychology: European perspectives on research, education, and practice (Vol 3, pp. 63-88). Nottingham: Nottingham University Press.

Silva, M. N., Teixeira, P. J., Markland, D. A., Minderico, C. S., Vieira, P. N., Castro, M. M., Coutinho, S.S., Santos, T. C., Matos. M.G., & Sardinha, L. B. (2008). A randomized controlled trial to evaluate self-determination theory for exercise adherence and weight control: Rationale and intervention description. BMC Public Health, 8, 234-247.

Levesque, C. S., Williams, G. C., Elliot D., Pickering, M. A., Bodenhamer, B., & Finley, P. J (2007). Validating the theoretical structure of the Treatment Self-Regulation Questionnaire (TSRQ) across three different health behaviors. Health Education Research, 21, 691-702.

Moller, A. C., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2006). Self-determination theory and public policy: Improving the quality of consumer decisions without using coercion. Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 25, 104-116.

Vansteenkiste, M., & Sheldon, K. M. (2006). There's nothing more practical than a good theory: Integrating motivational interviewing and self-determination theory. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45, 63-82.

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