Basic Psychological Needs

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 ,116-133

Nishimura, T., Bradshaw, E. L., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2020) Satisfaction of basic psychological needs in an interdependence model of fathers’ own aspirations and those of their adolescent children. Social Development, Advance online publication

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

DeHaan, C.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

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

Campbell, R., Vansteenkiste, M.Delesie, L., Soenens, B. (2016) The role of basic psychological need satisfaction, sleep, and mindfulness in the health-related quality of life of people living with HIV. Journal of Health Psychology, 24(4) ,535-545

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.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 ,745-766

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

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 Karp-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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sheldon, K. M.Gunz, A.Nichols, C. P.Ferguson, Y. (2010) Extrinsic value orientation and affective forecasting: Overestimating the rewards, underestimating the costs. Journal of Personality, 78 ,149-178

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

Koestner, R., Taylor, G.Losier, G. F.Fichman, L. (2010) Self-regulation and adaptation during and after college: A one-year prospective study. Personality & Individual Difference, 49 ,869-873

Schuler, J., Sheldon, K. M.Frohlich, S. M. (2010) Implicit need for achievement moderates the relationship between competence need satisfaction and subsequent motivation. Journal of Research in Personality, 44 ,1-12

Tamborini, R.Bowman, N. D.Eden, A.Grizzard, M. (2010) Defining media enjoyment as the satisfaction of intrinsic needs. Journal of Communication, 60 ,758–777

Philippe, F. L., Vallerand, R. J., Houlfort, N.Lavigne, G. L. (2010) Passion for an activity and quality of interpersonal relationships: The mediating role of emotions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(6) ,917-932

Kashdan, T. B.Mishra, A.Breen, W. E. (2009) Gender differences in gratitude: Examining appraisals, narratives, the willingness to express emotions, and changes in psychological needs. Journal of Personality, 77 ,691-730

Milyavskaya, M.Gingras, I., Mageau, G. A. (2009) Balance across contexts: Importance of balanced need satisfaction across various life domains. Personality and Social Psychology, 38 ,1031-1045

Sheldon, K. M.Gunz, A. (2009) Psychological needs as basic motives, not just experiential requirements. Journal of Personality, 77 ,1467-1492

Tong, E. M.Bishop, G. D.Enkelmann, H. C.Diong, S. M. (2009) Emotion and appraisal profiles of the needs for competence and relatedness. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 31 ,218–225

Ntoumanis, N.Edmunds, J., Duda, J. L. (2009) Understanding the coping process from a self-determination theory perspective. British Journal of Health Psychology, 14 ,249-260

Luyckx, K., Vansteenkiste, M.Goossens, L.Duriez, B. (2009) Basic need satisfaction and identity formation: Bridging self-determination theory and process-oriented identity research. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 56 ,276-288

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2008) Self-determination theory and the role of basic psychological needs in personality and the organization of behavior. In O. P. John, R. W. Robbins, & L. A. Pervin (Eds.), Handbook of Personality: Theory and Research. (pp. 654-678) New York: The Guilford Press.

Sheldon, K. M.Filak, V. (2008) Manipulating autonomy, competence and relatedness support in a game-learning context: New evidence that all three needs matter. British Journal of Social Psychology, 47 ,267-283

Vansteenkiste, M., Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2008) Self-determination theory and the explanatory role of psychological needs in human well-being. In L. Bruni, F. Comim, & M. Pugno (Eds.), Self-determination theory and the explanatory role of psychological needs in human well-being.. , Capabilities and happiness (pp. 187-223) Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Meyer, B.Enstrom, M. K.Harstveit, M.Bowles, D. P. (2007) Happiness and despair on the catwalk: Need satisfaction, well-being, and personality adjustment among fashion models. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2 ,2-17

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

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Brown, K. W., Ryan, R. M. (2006) Multilevel modeling of motivation: A Self-determination Theory analysis of basic psychological needs. In A. D. Ong & M. van Dulmen (Eds.), Oxford handbook of methods in positive psychology. (pp. 1158-1183) New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Sheldon, K. M., Niemiec, C. P. (2006) It’s not just the amount that counts: Balanced need satisfaction also affects well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91 ,331-341

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