Basic Psychological Needs

Van de Casteele, M.Flamant, N.Ponnet, K., Soenens, B. (2024) Adolescents’ mental health in the social-media era: The role of offline and online need-based experiences. Journal of Adolescence, Advance online publication

Codina, N.Castillo, I.Pestana, J. V.Valenzuela, R. (2024) Time perspectives and procrastination in university students: Exploring the moderating role of basic psychological need satisfaction. BMC Psychology, 12(5)

Adams, M. A., Weinstein, N. (2024) Need satisfaction in daily well-being: Both social and solitude contexts contribute to well-being. PsyArXiv Preprint, Advance online publication

Howard, J. L., Slemp, G.Wang, X. (2024) Need support and need thwarting: A meta-analysis of autonomy, competence, and relatedness supportive and thwarting behaviors in student populations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Advance online publication

Westerskov Dalgas, B.Elmose-Østerlund, K.Viskum Gjelstrup, T. (2024) Exploring basic psychological needs within and across domains of physical activity. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being, 19(1)

Bradshaw, E. L., DeHaan, C. R.Parker, P. D., Curren, R. (2023) The perceived conditions for living well: Positive perceptions of primary goods linked with basic psychological needs and wellness. Journal of Positive Psychology, 18(1) ,44-60

Paulmann, S., Weinstein, N. (2023) Teachers’ motivational prosody: A pre-registered experimental test of children’s reactions to tone of voice used by teachers. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 93(2) ,437-452

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2023) Clarifying eudaimonia and psychological functioning to complement evaluative and experiential well-being: Why basic psychological needs should be measured in national accounts of well-being. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 18(3) ,1121–1135

Richards, D. K.Schwebel, F. J.Field, C. A.Pearson, M. R. (2023) The associations of basic psychological need satisfaction and need frustration with cannabis-related outcomes in a multi-site sample of college students. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Advance Online

Burnell, R., Peters, D., Ryan, R. M., Calvo, R. A. (2023) Technology evaluations are associated with psychological need satisfaction across different spheres of experience: an application of the METUX scales. Frontiers in Psychology, 14 ,1092288

Aelterman, N., Vansteenkiste, M. (2023) In R. M. Ryan (Ed.), Need-supportive and need-thwarting socialization: A circumplex approach. (pp. 236-257) Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780197600047.013.21

Arvanitis, A.Kalliris, K. (2023) In In R. M. Ryan (Ed)., Philosophical perspectives on autonomy in self-determination theory. Oxford University Press ,423-437

Campbell, R., Vansteenkiste, M. (2023) In R. M. Ryan (Ed.), The interplay between basic psychological needs and sleep in self-determination theory. , The Oxford handbook of self-determination theory (pp. 760-776) Oxford University Press. doi: 9780197600047.013.38

Pietilä, M.Saurio, K., Martela, F.Silfver, M. (2023) Basic psychological needs, quality of motivation, and protective behavior intentions: A nationally representative survey study. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 11(1)

Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B., Ryan, R. M. (2023) In R. M. Ryan (Ed.), Basic psychological needs theory: A conceptual and empirical review of key criteria. , Oxford handbook of self-determination theory (pp. 84-123) Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780197600047.013.5

Brand, R. J.Gartland, C. A. (2023) Basic psychological needs: A framework for understanding childbirth satisfaction. Birth, Advance online publication

Manganelli, L., Forest, J. (2022) Using Self-Determination Theory to understand when and how money buys happiness: A cross-sectional and intervention study. , Applied Research in Quality of Life , 17 (pp. 31-56) doi: 10.1007/s11482-020-09875-6

Itzhaki-Braun, Y.Sulimani-Aidan, Y. (2022) Determination of life satisfaction among young women care leavers from the Ultraorthodox Jewish community. Children and Youth Services Review, 136 ,1006428

Magson, N.Craven, R. G., Ryan, R. M.Dillon, A. (2022) A cross-cultural investigation of basic psychological need satisfaction at work in an indigenous and non-indigenous Australian sample across occupation types.. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 53(2) ,213-238

Saricali, M.Guler, D. (2022) The mediating role of psychological need frustration on the relationship between frustration intolerance and existential loneliness. Current Psychology, Advance Online

Lataster, J.Reijinders, J.Janssens, M.Simons, M. (2022) Basic psychological need satisfaction and well-being across age: A cross-sectional general population study among 1709 Dutch speaking adults. Journal of Happiness Studies, Advance Online

Costa, S.Canale, N.Mioni, G.Cellini, N. (2022) Maintaining social support while social distancing: The longitudinal benefit of basic psychological needs for symptoms of anxiety during the COVID‐19 outbreak. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Advance online publication

Davids, E. L. (2022) The interaction between basic psychological needs, decision-making and life goals among emerging adults in South Africa. Social Sciences, 11(7) ,316

Martela, F.Lehmus-Sun, A.Parker, P. D.Pessi, A. B. (2022) Needs and well-being across Europe: Basic psychological needs are closely connected with well-being, meaning, and symptoms of Depression in 27 European countries. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(5) ,501–514

Houlfort, N.Cécire, P., Koestner, R.Verner-Filion, J. (2022) Managing the work‐home interface by making sacrifices: Costs of sacrificing psychological needs. Motivation and Emotion, Advance online publication

Ryan, R. M.Duineveld, J., Di Domenico, S. I.Ryan, W. S. (2022) We know this much is (meta-analytically) true: A meta-review of meta-analytic findings evaluating self-determination theory. Psychological Bulletin, 148(11-12) ,813-842

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2022) In In Maggino, F. (Eds.), Self-Determination Theory. Springer Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research,

Tóth-Király, I.Morin, A. J.S., Gillet, N.Bőthe, B. (2022) Refining the assessment of need supportive and need thwarting interpersonal behaviors using the bifactor exploratory structural equation modeling framework. Current Psychology, 41 ,2998–3012

Kukita, A.Nakamura, J.Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2022) How experiencing autonomy contributes to a good life. Journal of Positive Psychology, 17 (1) ,34-45

Nishimura, T., Bradshaw, E. L., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2021) Satisfaction of basic psychological needs in an interdependence model of fathers’ own aspirations and those of their adolescent children. Social Development, 30(1) ,293-310

Stanley, P.Schutte, N. S.Phillips, W. J. (2021) A meta-analytic investigation of the relationship between basic psychological need satisfaction and affect. Journal of Positive School Psychology, 5(1) ,1-16

Koestner, R.Holding, A. (2021) A generative legacy: SDT’s refined understanding of the central role of autonomy. Motivation Science, 7(2) ,111–112

Olafsen, A. H., Halvari, H.Frølund, C. W. (2021) The Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Need Frustration at Work scale: A validation study. Frontiers in Psychology, 12 ,697306

Busque-Carrier, M., Ratelle, C. F.Le Corff, Y. (2021) Work values and job satisfaction: The mediating role of basic psychological needs at work. Journal of Career Development, Advance Online ,1–16

Laporte, N., Soenens, B.Flamant, N., Vansteenkiste, M. (2021) The role of daily need crafting in daily fluctuations in adolescents’ need-based and affective experiences. Motivation and Emotion,

Neubauer, A. B.Schmidt, A.Kramer, A. C.Schmiedek, F. (2021) A little autonomy support goes a long way: Daily autonomy-supportive parenting, child well-being, parental need fulfillment, and change in child, family, and parent adjustment across the adaptation to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Child Development, 92(5) ,1679-1697

Ryan, R. M., Reeve, J. (2021) Intrinsic motivation, psychological needs, and competition: A self-determination theory analysis. Oxford University Press The Oxford handbook of psychology of competition, ,240-264

Vansteenkiste, M., Ryan, R. M., Soenens, B. (2020) Basic psychological need theory: Advancements, critical themes, and future directions. Motivation and Emotion, 44 ,1-31

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2020) Distinguishing between basic psychological needs and basic wellness enhancers: the case of beneficence as a candidate psychological need. Motivation and Emotion, 44(1) ,116-133

Arvanitis, A.Kalliris, K.Kaminiotis, K. (2020) Are defaults supportive of autonomy? An examination of nudges under the lens of self-determination theory. The Social Science Journal, Advance online publication

Behzadnia, B.FatahModares, S. (2020) Basic psychological need-satisfying activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being,

Cantarero, K.van Tilburg, W. A. P.Smoktunowicz, E. (2020) Affirming basic psychological needs promotes mental well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak. Social Psychological and Personality Science, ,1-8

Sakan, D.Zuljevic, D.Rokvic, N. (2020) The role of basic psychological needs in well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. Frontiers in Public Health, 8:583181

Tang, M.Wang, D.Guerrien, A. (2020) A systematic review and meta-analysis on basic psychological need satisfaction, motivation, and well-being in later life: Contributions of self-determination theory. PsyCh Journal, 9 (1) ,5-33

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J., Soenens, B.Van Petegem, S.Neyrinck, B. (2020) Live well and die with inner peace: The importance of retrospective need-based experiences, ego integrity and despair for late adults’ death attitudes. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 91 ,104184

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J., Soenens, B., Ryan, R. M., Vansteenkiste, M. (2020) Manual of the Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Frustration Scale (BPNSFS). Belgium: Ghent University.

Chatzisarantis, N. L.Ada, E. N.Ahmadi, M.Caltabiano, N. (2019) Differential effects of perceptions of equal, favourable and unfavourable autonomy support on educational and well-being outcomes. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 58 ,33-43

Vandenkerckhove, B., Soenens, B., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Brenning, K. (2019) The role of weekly need-based experiences and self-criticism in predicting weekly academic (mal)adjustment. Learning and Individual Differences, 69 ,69-83

Reeve, J., Lee, W. (2019) A neuroscientific perspective on basic psychological needs. Journal of Personality, 87(1) ,102-114

Wang, C.Hsu, H-C. K.Bonem, E. M., Moss, J.D. (2019) Need satisfaction and need dissatisfaction: A comparative study of online and face-to-face learning contexts. Computers in Human Behavior, 95 ,114-125

Sedikides, C., Ntoumanis, N., Sheldon, K. M. (2019) I am the chosen one: Narcissism in the backdrop of self‐determination theory. Journal of Personality, 87 ,70-81

Reeve, J.Lee, W. (2019) A neuroscientific perspective on basic psychological needs. Journal of Personality, 87(1) ,102-114

Waterschoot, J., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J., Vansteenkiste, M. (2019) The role of competence-related attentional bias and resilience in restoring thwarted feelings of competence. Motivation and Emotion, 44 ,82-98

Ryan, R. M.Ryan, W. S., Di Domenico, S. I., Deci, E. L. (2019) In R. M. Ryan (Ed)., The nature and the conditions of human autonomy and flourishing: Self-determination theory and basic psychological needs. (pp. 89-110) Oxford University Press..

Campbell, R., Soenens, B.Beyers, W., Vansteenkiste, M. (2018) University students’ sleep during an exam period: The role of basic psychological needs and stress. Motivation and Emotion, 42(5) ,671-681

Campbell, R.Boone, L., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B. (2018) Psychological need frustration as a transdiagnostic process in associations of self-critical perfectionism with depressive symptoms and eating pathology. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74(10)

Tjin A Tsoi, S.L.N.M.de Boer, A.Croiset, G.Koster, A.S. (2018) How basic psychological needs and motivation affect vitality and lifelong learning adaptability of pharmacists: a structural equation model. Adavances in Health Sciences Education, 23 ,549-566

Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., Ntoumanis, N.Carey, R.Dodos, L. (2018) A diary study of appearance social comparisons and need frustration in young women. Personality and Individual Differences, 122 ,120-126

Quested, E., Thogersen-Ntoumani, C.Uren, H.Hardcastle, S. J. (2018) Community Gardening: Basic Psychological Needs as Mechanisms to Enhance Individual and Community Well-Being. Ecopsychology, 10(3)

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M.Steger, M. F. (2018) Meaningfulness as satisfaction of autonomy, competence, relatedness, and beneficence: Comparing the four satisfactions and positive affect as predictors of meaning in life. Journal of Happiness Studies, 19(5) ,1261-1282

Verner-Filion, J., Vallerand, R. J. (2018) A longitudinal examination of elite youth soccer players: The role of passion and basic need satisfaction in athletes’ optimal functioning. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 39 ,20-28

Bouizegarene, N., Philippe, F. L. (2018) Longitudinal directive effect of need satisfaction in self-defining memories on friend related identity processing styles and friend satisfaction. Self and Identity, 17 ,127-138

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.De Houwer, J.Hughes, S.Spruyt, A. (2018) The development and validation of an implicit measure of competence need satisfaction. Motivation and Emotion, 42 ,615-637

Van Assche, J., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Audenaert, E.De Schryver, M. (2018) Are the benefits of autonomy satisfaction and the costs of autonomy frustration dependent on individuals’ autonomy strength?. Journal of Personality, 86 ,1017-1036

Y, Shi, Levesque, C. S.Maeda, Y. (2018) General need for autonomy and subjective wellbeing: A meta-analysis of studies in the US and East Asia. Journal of Happiness Studies, 19(6) ,1863-1882

Campbell, R., Vansteenkiste, M.Delesie, L.Tobback, E. (2018) Reciprocal associations between daily need-based experiences, energy, and sleep in chronic fatigue syndrome. Health Psychology, 37(12) ,1168–1178

Weinstein, N.Campbell, R., Vansteenkiste, M. (2018) Linking psychological need experiences to daily and recurring dreams. Motivation and Emotion, 42 ,50-63

Rocchi, M., Pelletier, L. G.Cheung, S.Baxter, D. (2017) Assessing need-supportive and need-thwarting interpersonal behaviours: The Interpersonal Behaviours Questionnaire (IBQ). Personality and Individual Differences, 104 ,423-433

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Audenaert, E.Vandevelde, S., Soenens, B. (2017) Choosing When Choices Are Limited: The Role of Perceived Afforded Choice and Autonomy in Prisoners’ Well-Being. Law and Human Behavior, 41(6) ,567-578

Campbell, R., Soenens, B., Weinstein, N., Vansteenkiste, M. (2017) Impact of partial sleep deprivation on psychological functioning: Effects on mindfulness and basic psychological need satisfaction. Mindfulness, 9(4) ,1123-1133

Philippe, F. L.Bernard-Desrosiers, L. (2017) The odyssey of episodic memories: Identifying the paths and processes through which they contribute to well-being. Journal of Personality, 85 ,518-529

Guilbaut, V., Philippe, F. L. (2017) Commitment in romantic relationships as a function of partners’ encoding of important couple-related memories. Memory, 25 ,595-606

Houle, I., Philippe, F. L. (2017) Need satisfaction in episodic memories impacts mood at retrieval and well-being over time. Personality and Individual Differences, 105 ,194-199

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2017) Basic psychological needs theory: Satisfaction and frustration of autonomy, competence, and relatedness in relation to psychological wellness and full functioning. , Self-determination theory: Basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness (pp. 239-271)

Cordeiro, P.Paixão, P.Lens, W.Lacante, M. (2016) Factor structure and dimensionality of the balanced measure of psychological needs among Portuguese high school students: Relations to well-being and ill-being. Learning and Individual Differences, 47 ,51-60

Gonzalez, M. G.Swanson, D. P., Lynch, M. F., Williams, G. C. (2016) Testing satisfaction of basic psychological needs as a mediator of the relationship between socioeconomic status and physical and mental health. Journal of Health Psychology, 21 ,972-982

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L., Vansteenkiste, M. (2016) In D. Cicchetti (Ed), Autonomy and autonomy disturbances in self-development and psychopathology: Research on motivation, attachment, and clinical process. , Developmental psychopathology , 1 (pp. 385-438) Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Nishimura, T.Suzuki, T. (2016) Basic psychological need satisfaction and frustration in Japan: Controlling for the big five personality traits. Japanese Psychological Research, 58(4) ,320-331

Cordeiro, P.Paixão, P.Lens, W.Lacante, M. (2016) The Portuguese validation of the basic psychological need satisfaction and frustration scale: Concurrent and longitudinal relations to well-being and ill-being. Psychologica Belgica, 56(3) ,193-209

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2016) The benefits of benevolence: Basic psychological needs, beneficence, and the enhancement of well-being. Journal of Personality, 84(6) ,750-764

DeHaan, C. R.Hirai, T., Ryan, R. M. (2016) Nussbaum’s capabilities and self-determination theory’s basic psychological needs: Relating some fundamentals of human wellness. Journal of Happiness, 5 ,2037-2049

González-Cutre, D.Sicilia, A.Sierra, A. C.Ferriz, R. (2016) Understanding the need for novelty from the perspective of self-determination theory. Personality and Individual Differences, 102 ,159-169

Trenshaw, K. F.Revelo, R. A.Earl, K. A.Herman, G. L. (2016) Using self determination theory principles to promote engineering students’ intrinsic motivation to learn. International Journal of Engineering Education, 32 ,1194-1207

Lynch, M. F.Salikhova, N. R. (2016) Teachers’ conceptions about the child’s developmental needs: A structural analysis. Mathematics Education, 11 ,1471-1479

Izuma, K.Aoki, R.Matsumoto, K. (2016) In S. Kim, J. Reeve, & M. Bong (Eds.), “Your choice” motivates you in the brain: The emergence of autonomy neuroscience. , 19: Recent Developments in Neuroscience Research on Human Motivation (pp. 95-125) Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. doi: 10.1108/S0749-7423201719

Kanat-Maymon, Y.Antebi, A.Zilcha-Mano, S. (2016) Basic psychological need fulfillment in human–pet relationships and well-being. Personality and Individual Differences, 92 ,69-73

Kinnafick, F-E., Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., Duda, J. L. (2016) The effect of need supportive text messages on motivation and physical activity behaviour. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39(4) ,574-586

Bouizagarene, N., Philippe, F. L. (2016) Episodic memories as building blocks of identity styles and life domains satisfaction: Examining need satisfaction and need for closure in memories. Memory, 24 ,616-628

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J., Soenens, B.Boone, L.Vandenkerckhove, B. (2016) Evaluative concerns perfectionism and coping with failure: Effects on rumination, avoidance, and acceptance. Personality and Individual Differences, 101 ,114-119

Cerasoli, C. P.Nicklin, J. M.Nassrelgrgawi, A. S. (2016) Performance, incentives, and needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness: A meta-analysis. Motivation and Emotion, 40(6) ,781-813

Collie, R. J.Shapka, J. D.Perry, N. E.Martin, A. J. (2016) Teachers’ psychological functioning in the workplace: Exploring the roles of contextual beliefs, need satisfaction, and personal characteristics. Journal of Educational Psychology, 108(6) ,788–799

Legate, N., DeHaan, C. R., Ryan, R. M. (2015) Righting the wrong: Reparative coping after going along with ostracism. The Journal of Social Psychology, 155 ,471-482

Cordeiro, P. M.Paixão, M. P.Lens, W.Lacante, M. (2015) Cognitive-motivational antecedents of career decision-making processes in Portugese high school students: A longitudinal study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 90 ,145-153

Campbell, R., Vansteenkiste, M.Delesie, L. M.Mariman, A. N. (2015) Examining the role of psychological need satisfaction in sleep: A self-determination theory perspective. Personality and Individual Differences, ,199–204

Chen, B.Van Assche, J., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B. (2015) Does psychological need satisfaction matter when environmental or financial safety are at risk?. Journal of Happiness Studies, 16(3) ,745-766

Chen, B., Vansteenkiste, M.Beyers, W., Boone, L., Deci, E. L. (2015) Basic psychological need satisfaction, need frustration, and need strength across four cultures. Motivation and Emotion, 39 ,216-236

Di Domenico, S.Fournier, M. (2014) Socioeconomic status, income inequality, and health complaints: A basic psychological needs perspective. Social Indicators Research, 119 ,1679-1697

Radel. R., Pelletier, L. G.Sarrazin, P.Baxter, D. (2014) The paradoxical effect of controlling context on interest in another activity. Learning and Instruction, 29 ,95-102

Britton, P. C.VanOrden, K. A.Hirsch, J. K., Niemiec, C. P. (2014) Basic psychological needs, suicidal ideation, and risk for suicidal behavior in young adults. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 44(4) ,362-371

Boone, L., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B., Van der Kaap-Deeder, 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(3) ,363-373

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B.Verstuyf, J. (2014) Fostering Self-Endorsed Motivation to Change in Patients with an Eating Disorder: The Role of Perceived Autonomy Support and Psychological Need Satisfaction. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47(6) ,585-600

Di Domenico, S. I.Fournier, M. A.Ayaz, H.Ruocco, A. C. (2013) In search of integrative processes: Basic psychological need satisfaction predicts medial prefrontal activation during decisional conflict. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142(3) ,967-978

Ng, J.Y.Y., Ntoumanis, N.Thogersen-Ntoumani, C.Stott, K. (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

Hadden, Benjamin W.Overup, Camilla S., Knee, C. R. (2013) Removing the Ego: Need Fulfillment, Self-Image Goals, and Self-Presentation. Self and Identity, ,1-20

Vansteenkiste, M., Ryan, R. M. (2013) On psychological growth and vulnerability: Basic psychological need satisfaction and need frustration as a unifying principle. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 23 ,263–280

Radel, R., Pelletier, L. G.Sarrazin, P. (2013) Restoration processes after need thwarting: when autonomy depends on competence. Motivation and Emotion, 37 ,234-244

Dysvik, A.Kuvaas, B., Gagné, M. (2013) An investigation of the unique relations between basic psychological needs and intrinsic motivation. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43 ,1050-1064

Ahmad, I., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B. (2013) The Relations of Arab Jordanian Adolescents’ Perceived Maternal Parenting to Teacher-Rated Adjustment and Problems: The Intervening Role of Perceived Need Satisfaction. Developmental Psychology, 49(1) ,177-183

Verstuyf, J., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B.Boone, L. (2013) Daily Ups and Downs in Women’s Binge Eating Symptoms: The Role of Basic Psychological Needs, General Self-Control, and Emotional Eating. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 32(3) ,335-361

Mack, D.E.Meldrum, L.S., Wilson, P. M.Sabiston, C.M. (2013) Physical activity and psychological health in breast cancer survivors: An application of basic psychological needs theory. Applied Psychology: Health And Well-Being, 5(3) ,369-388

Milyavskaya, M., Philippe, F. L., Koestner, R. (2013) Psychological need satisfaction across levels of experience: Their organization and contribution to general well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 47 ,41-51

Sherman, R. A.Nave, C. S.Funder, D. C. (2012) Properties of persons and situations related to overall and distinctive personality-behavior congruence. Journal of Research in Personality, 46 ,87–101

Weinstein, N.Przybylski, A. K., Ryan, R. M. (2012) The index of autonomous functioning: Development of a scale of human autonomy. Journal of Research in Personality, 46 ,397-413

Ryan, R. M.Legate, N., Niemiec, C. P., Deci, E. L. (2012) In P. R. Shaver & M. Mikulincer (Eds.), Beyond illusions and defense: Exploring the possibilities and limits of human autonomy and responsibility through self-determination theory. Washington, WA: American Psychological Association ,215-233

Brien, M., Forest, J., Mageau, G. A.Boudrias, J. S. (2012) The basic psychological needs at work scale: Measurement invariance between Canada and France. Applied Psychology: Heath and Well-Being, 4(2) ,167-187

Chatzisarantis, N. L.Kee, Y.Thaung, H. K.Hagger, M. (2012) When losses do not loom larger than gains: Effects of contextual autonomy support and intrinsic goal on losses and gains. British Journal of Social Psychology, 4 ,690-788

Waaler, R., Halvari, H.Skjesol, K.Bagoien, T. E. (2012) Autonomy support and intrinsic goal progress expectancy and its links to longitudinal study effort and subjective well-being: The differential mediating effects of intrinsic and identified regulations and the moderator effect of effort and intrinsic goals. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 57 ,325-341

Schuler, J.Brandstatter, V., Sheldon, K. M. (2012) Do implicit motives and basic psychological needs interact to predict well-being and flow? Testing a universal hypothesis and a matching hypothesis. Springer Motivation and Emotion, 37 ,480-495

Taylor, G.Lekes, N.Gagnon, H.Kwan, L. (2012) Need satisfaction, work-school interference and school dropout: An application of self-determination theory. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 82 ,622-646

Hofer, J.Busch, H. (2011) Satisfying one’s needs for competence and relatedness: Consequent domain-specific well-being depends on strength of implicit motives. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37 ,1147–1158

Chirkov, V. I., Ryan, R. M., Sheldon, K. M. (2011) Human autonomy in cross-cultural contexts: Perspectives on the psychology of agency, freedom, and well-being. Dordrecht: Springer

Radel, R., Pelletier, L. G.Sarrazin, P., Milyavskaya, M. (2011) Restoration process of the need for autonomy: The early alarm stage. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101 ,919–934

Sheldon, K. M. (2011) Integrating behavioral-motive and experiential requirement perspectives on psychological needs: A two process model. Psychological Review, 118 ,552–569

Sheldon, K. M.Schuler, J. (2011) Wanting, having, and needing: Integrating motive disposition theory and self-determination theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101 ,1106–1123

Mack, D. E., Wilson, P. M.Oster, K.Kowalski, K. C. (2011) Well-being in volleyball players: Examining the contributions of independent and balanced need satisfaction. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 12 ,533-539

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

Philippe, F. L., Koestner, R.Beaulieu-Pelletier, G.Lecours, S. (2011) The role of need satisfaction as a distinct and basic psychological component of autobiographical memories: A look at well-being. Journal of Personality, 79 ,905-938

Lightheart, V. L., Wilson, P. M.Oster, K. (2010) Strength versus balance: The contributions of two different models of psychological need satisfaction to well-being in adapted sport athletes. In I. E. Wells (Ed.), Psychological well-being. (pp. 157-170) Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Johnson, M. M.Finney, S. J. (2010) Measuring basic needs satisfaction: Evaluating previous research and conducting new psychometric evaluations of the Basic Needs Satisfaction in General Scale. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 35 ,280-296

Moller, A. C., Deci, E. L.Elliot, A. J. (2010) Person-level relatedness and the incremental value of relating. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36 ,754-767

Van den Broeck, A., Vansteenkiste, M.De Witte, H., Soenens, B. (2010) Capturing autonomy, competence, and relatedness at work: Construction and initial validation of the Work-related Basic Need Satisfaction scale. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 83 ,981-1002

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