Well-being and Eudaimonia

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

Grassinger, R.Landberg, M.Määttä, S.Vasalampi, K. (2024) Interplay of intrinsic motivation and well‐being at school. Motivation and Emotion, 48 ,147-154

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

Bradshaw, E. L.Conigrave, J. H.Steward, B. A.Ferber, K. A. (2023) A meta-analysis of the dark side of the American dream: Evidence for the universal wellness costs of prioritizing extrinsic over intrinsic goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 124(4) ,873-899

Peters, D. (2023) Wellbeing supportive design – Research-based guidelines for supporting psychological wellbeing in user experience. , International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction , 39(14) (pp. 2965-2977) doi: 10.1080/10447318.2022.2089812

Kleinkorres, R.Stang-Rabrig, J.McElvany, N. (2023) The longitudinal development of students’ well-being in adolescence: The role of perceived teacher autonomy support. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 33(2) ,496-513

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

Bradshaw, E. L.Anderson, J. R.Banday, M. A. J.Basarkod, G. (2023) A quantitative meta-analysis and qualitative meta-synthesis of aged care residents’ experiences of autonomy, being controlled, and optimal functioning. The Gerontologist, Advance online publication

Coxen, L.van der Vaart, L., Van den Broeck, A.Rothmann, S. (2023) What matters more for daily well- and ill-being? The dual pathways of daily need satisfaction and frustration. Current Psychology: A Journal for Diverse Perspectives on Diverse Psychological Issues,

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

Curren, R.Barber, Z., Ryan, R. M. (2022) Moral character education after COVID-19: An interview. Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 29(1)

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

Barthelmäs, M.Kesberg, R.Hermann, A.Keller, J. (2022) Five reasons to cry—FRC: a taxonomy for common antecedents of emotional crying. Motivation and Emotion, In Press

Horner, D. E.Sielaff, A.Greenberg, J. (2022) Self‐determined immortality: Testing the role of autonomy in promoting perceptions of symbolic immortality and well‐being. Motivation and Emotion, Advance Online

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

Erdmann, E.Dienlin, T. (2022) Binge-watching, self-determination, and well-being: A partially successful direct replication and extension of Granow et al. (2018). Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 34(6) ,383-394

Yang, Y.Cai, H.Yang, Z.Zhao, X. (2022) Why does nature enhance psychological well-being? A self-determination account. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 83 ,101872

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

Arvanitis, A.Stichter, M. (2022) Why being morally virtuous enhances well-being: A self-determination theory approach. Journal of Moral Education, Advance Online

De Clercq, L. E., Soenens, B.Dieleman, L. M.Prinzie, P. (2021) Parenting and child personality as modifiers of the psychosocial development of youth with cerebral palsy. Child Psychiatry and Human Development,

Titova, M., Sheldon, K. M. (2021) Happiness comes from trying to make others feel good, rather than oneself. The Journal of Positive Psychology,

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2021) If giving money to Red Cross increases well-being, does taking money from the Red Cross increase ill-being? – Evidence from three experiments. Journal of Research in Personality, 93 ,104114

Gleeson, J. F. M.Eleftheriadis, D.Santesteban-Echarri, O.Koval, P. (2021) Positive and meaningful lives: Systematic review and meta‐analysis of eudaimonic well‐being in first‐episode psychosis. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 15(5) ,1072-1091

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2021) In selecting measures for a comprehensive assessment of well-being, it is essential to include indicators of psychological need satisfaction. Preventive Medicine, 23 ,101474

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

Peters, D.Ahmadpour, N.Calvo, R. A. (2020) Tools for wellbeing-supportive design: Features, characteristics, and prototypes. Multimodal Technologies Interact, 4(3) ,40

Weinstein, N.Bharucha, Z.Watson, D.Boehm, S. (2020) Participation in local food projects is associated with better psychological well-being: Evidence from the East of England. Journal of Public Health, 42 ,187-197

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

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

De Clercq, L. E.Dieleman, L. M., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J., Soenens, B. (2020) Negative controlling parenting and child personality as modifiers of psychosocial development in youth with autism spectrum disorder: A 9-year longitudinal study at the level of within-person change. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,

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

Kim, D. D. E. (2020) The search for pleasure and meaning on TV, captured in-app: Eudaimonia and hedonism effects on TV consumption as self-reported via mobile app. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 64(5) ,693-713

Fabian, M.Bring, R.De Neve, J-E. (2020) Eudaimonic well-being and the Trump vote: Unearthing the psychological roots of racialized economics. Brookings Insitution,

Holding, A.Fortin, J-A., Carpentier, J.Hope, N. (2020) Letting go of gold: Examining the role of autonomy in elite athletes’ disengagement from their athletic careers and well-being in retirement. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 14(1) ,88–108

Wray-Lake, L., DeHaan, C. R.Shubert, J., Ryan, R. M. (2019) Examining links from civic engagement to daily well-being from a self-determination theory perspective. Positive Psychology, 14(2) ,166-177

Martela, F., Sheldon, K. M. (2019) Clarifying the concept of well-being: Psychological need-satisfaction as the common core connecting eudaimonic and subjective well-being. Review of General Psychology, 23(4) ,458-474

Van den Broeck, A.Schreurs, B.Proost, K.Vanderstukken, A. (2019) I want to be a billionaire: How do extrinsic and intrinsic values influence youngsters’ well-being?. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 682(1) ,204-219

Girouard, S., Forest, J. (2018) A career path leading to well-being and success. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences,

Behzadnia, B., Ryan, R. M. (2018) Eudaimonic and hedonic orientations in physical education and their relations with motivation and wellness. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 49(5) ,363-385

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

Weinstein, N., Stone, D. (2018) Need depriving effects of financial insecurity: Implications for well-being and financial behaviors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(10) ,1503-1520

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

Legate, N., Ryan, R. M.Rogge, R. D. (2017) Daily autonomy support and sexual identity disclosure predicts daily mental and physical health outcomes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43(6) ,860-873

Brown, D.Arnold, R.Fletcher, D., Standage, M. (2017) Human thriving: A conceptual debate and literature review. European Psychologist, 22(3) ,167-179

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

Legault, L.Ray, K.Hudgins, A.Pelosi, M. (2017) Assisted vs. asserted autonomy satisfaction: Their unique associations with wellbeing, integration of experience, and conflict negotiation. Motivation and Emotion, 41(1) ,1-21

Thogersen-Ntoumani, C.Dodos, L., Chatzisarantis, N. L., Ntoumanis, N. (2017) A diary study of self-compassion, upward social comparisons, and body image-related outcomes. Applied Psychology: Health And Well-Being, 9(2) ,242-258

Bouizegarene, N.Bourdeau, S.Leduc, C.Gousse-Lessard, A-S. (2017) We are our passions: The role of identity processes in harmonious and obsessive passion and links to optimal functioning in society. Self and Identity, 17(1) ,56-74

Assor, A. (2017) The striving to develop an authentic inner-compass as a key component of adolescents' need for Autonomy: Parental antecedents and effects on identity, well-being, and resilience. In Soenens, B., Vansteenkiste, M., & Van Petegem, S. (Eds.), The striving to develop an authentic inner-compass as a key component of adolescents’ need for Autonomy: Parental antecedents and effects on identity, well-being, and resilience. , Autonomy in Adolescent Development: Towards Conceptual Clarity (pp. 119 - 145) London: Psychology Press.

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

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., Di Domenico, S. I.Ryan, W. S., Deci, E. L. (2017) In F. Guay, H. W. Marsh, D. McInerney, & R. Craven (Eds.), Pervasive influences on wellness and thriving: Cultural, political, and economic contexts and the support of basic psychological needs. Information Age Press 6 ,199-232

Ryan, R. M., Martela, F. (2016) In J. Vittersø (Ed.), Eudaimonia as a way of living: Connecting Aristotle with self-determination theory. (pp. 109 - 122) New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-42445-3_7

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

Hammershøj Olesen, M.Kirkegaard Thomsen, D.Skytte O’Toole, M. (2015) Subjective well-being: Above neuroticism and extraversion, autonomy motivation matters. Amsterdam: Elsevier Personality and Individual Differences, 77 ,45-49

Costa, S., Ntoumanis, N.Bartholomew, K. (2015) In 1, Predicting the brighter and darker sides of interpersonal relationships: Does psychological need thwarting matter?. Motivation and Emotion, 39 ,11-24

Krieger, L. S., Sheldon, K. M. (2015) What makes lawyers happy?: A data-driven prescription to redefine professional success. George Washington Law Review, 83 ,554-627

Schultz, P. P.Ryan, R. M. (2015) The "why," "what," and "how" of healthy self-regulation: Mindfulness and well-being from a self-determination theory perspective. In B. D. Ostafin, M. D. Robinson & B. P. Meier (Eds.), The “why,” “what,” and “how” of healthy self-regulation: Mindfulness and well-being from a self-determination theory perspective. , Handbook of mindfulness and self-regulation (pp. 81-94) New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.

Curran, T.Hill, A.P.Appleton, P.R., Vallerand, R. J. (2015) The psychology of passion: A meta-analytical review of a decade of research on intrapersonal outcomes. Motivation and Emotion, 39(5) ,631-655

Philippe, F. L.Bouizegarene, N.Guilbault, V.Rajotte, G. (2015) The chicken or the egg? Systematic investigation of the effect of order of administration of memory questionnaires and well-being scales. Memory, 23 ,1056-1069

Van den Broeck, A.Schreurs, B.Guenter, H.Hetty van Emmerik, IJ. (2015) Skill utilization and well-being: a cross-level story of day-to-day fluctuations and personal intrinsic values. Work & Stress, 3 ,306-323

Jackson, B.Richman, L. S.LaBelle, O.Lempereur, M. S. (2015) Experimental evidence that low social status Is most toxic to well-being when internalized. Self and Identity, 14(2) ,157-172

Sheldon, K. M.Krieger, L. (2014) Walking the talk: Value importance, value enactment, and well-being. Springer Motivation and Emotion, 38 ,609-619

DeHaan, C. R., Ryan, R. M. (2014) In K. M. Sheldon, & R. E. Lucus (Eds.), Symptoms of wellness: Happiness and eudaimonia from a self-determination perspective. (pp. 37-55) Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-411478-4.00003-5

Szalma, J. (2014) On the application of motivation theory to human factors/ergonomics: Motivational design principles for human-technology interaction. Human Factors, 56 ,1453-1471

Gillet, N.Lafreniere, M. A.Vallerand, R. J.Huart, I. (2014) The effects of autonomous and controlled regulation of performance-approach goals on well-being: A process model. British Journal of Social Psychology, 53 ,154-174

Hope, N., Koestner, R., Milyavskaya, M. (2014) The importance of self-compassion in times of transition: Investigating the role of self-compassion in goal pursuit and well-being amongst university freshmen. Self and Identity,

Williams, G. C., Halvari, H., Niemiec, C. P.Sorebo, O. (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

Dittmar, H.Bond, R.Hurst, M., Kasser, T. (2014) The relationship between materialism and personal well-being: A meta-analysis. Personality Processes And Individual Differences, 107(5) ,879-924

Ryan, R. M.Curren, R. R., Deci, E. L. (2013) What humans need: Flourishing in Aristotelian philosophy and self-determination theory. In A. S. Waterman (Eds.), The best within us: Positive psychology perspectives on eudaimonia. (pp. 57-75) Washington, WA: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/14092-004

Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M. (2013) In S. David, I. Boniwell, & A. Conley Ayers (Eds.), What makes for a life well lived? Autonomy and its relation to full functioning and organismic wellness. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press ,214-226

Fernet, C. (2013) The role of work motivation in psychological health. Canadian Psychology, 54 ,72-74

Trépanier, S. G., Fernet, C.Austin, S. (2013) Workplace psychological harassment among Canadian nurses: A descriptive study. Journal of Health Psychology, 18(3) ,383-396

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,

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

Legault, L.Inzlicht, M. (2013) Self-determination, self-regulation and the brain: Autonomy improves performance by enhancing neuroaffective responsiveness to self-regulation failure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105 ,123-128

Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2013) In B. W. Sokol, F. M. E. Grouzet, U. Muller (Eds.), The importance of autonomy for development and well-being. (pp. 19-46) Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Ratelle, C. F.Simard, K., Guay, F. (2013) University students’ subjective well-being: The role of autonomy support from parents, friends, and the romantic partner. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14(3) ,893-910

Hortop, E. G.Wrosch, C., Gagné, M. (2013) The how and why of goal pursuits: Effects of global perceived control and autonomous motivation on subjective well-being. Motivation and Emotion, 37 ,675-687

Standage, M.Cumming, S. P.Gillison, F. B. (2013) A cluster randomized controlled trial of the be the best you can be intervention: effects on the psychological and physical well-being of school children. , BMC Public Health , 13(666) (pp. 1-9) doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-666

Standage, M., Ryan, R. M. (2012) Self-determination theory and exercise motivation: Facilitating self-regulatory processes to support and maintain health and well-being. In G. C. Roberts & D. C. Treasure (Eds.), Advances in motivation in sport and exercise. (pp. 233-270) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Legate, N., Ryan, R. M., Weinstein, N. (2012) Is coming out always a ‘‘good thing’’? Exploring the relations of autonomy support, outness, and wellness for lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3 ,145-152

Verstuyf, J., Patrick, H., Vansteenkiste, M., Teixeira, P. J. (2012) Motivational dynamics of eating regulation: A self-determination theory perspective. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9 ,1-16

Carpentier, J., Mageau, G. A., Vallerand, R. J. (2012) Ruminations and flow: Why do people with a more harmonious passion experience higher well-being?. Journal of Happiness Studies, 13 ,501-518

Forest, J., Mageau, G. A.Crevier-Braud, L.Dubreuil, P. (2012) Harmonious passion as an explanation of the relation between signature strengths’ use and well-being at work: Test of an intervention program. , Human Relations , 65 (pp. 1233-1252)

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

Raj, S. J., Chettiar, C. (2012) Self-determination theory: How basic psychological needs affect well-being. Biopsychosocial Issues in Positive Health, 3 ,17-21

Gillet, N.Fouquereau, E., Forest, J.Brunault, P. (2012) The impact of organizational factors on psychological needs and their relations with well-being. Journal of Business and Psychology, 27 ,437-450

Koestner, R.Powers, T. A.Carbonneau, N., Milyavskaya, M. (2012) Distinguishing autonomous and directive forms of goal support: Their effects of goal progress relationship quality and personal well being. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 38 ,1609-1620

Chirkov, V. I. (2012) In D. A. Leontiev, The motivational nature of good living: Human autonomy and why it is good for people and societies. , Motivation, consciousness and self-regulation (pp. 105-126) New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Weinstein, N.Ryan, R. M.Deci, E. L. (2012) Motivation, meaning and wellness: A self-determination perspective on the creation and internalization of personal meanings and life goals. In P. T. P. Wang (Ed.), The human quest for meaning: Theories, research, and applications. (pp. 81-106) New York: Routledge Publishers. doi: 10.4324/9780203146286

Lekes, N.Hope, N.Gouveia, L., Koestner, R. (2012) Influencing value priorities and increasing well-being: The effects of reflecting on intrinsic values. Journal of Positive Psychology, 7 ,249-261

Philippe, F. L., Koestner, R.Beaulieu-Pelletier, G.Lecours, S. (2012) The role of episodic memories in current and future well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38 ,505-519

Weinstein, N., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2011) Motivational determinants of integrating positive and negative past identities. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100(3) ,527-544

Huta, V. (2011) Linking peoples’ pursuit of eudaimonia and hedonia with characteristics of their parents: Parenting styles, verbally endorsed values, and role modeling. Journal of Happiness Studies,

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

Gunnell, K. E.Mack, D. E., Wilson, P. M.Adachi, J. (2011) Psychological needs as mediators? The relationship between leisure time physical activity and well being in people diagnosed with osteoporosis. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 82 ,794-798

Rouse, P. C., Ntoumanis, N., Duda, J. L.Jolly, K. (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

Carraca, E. V., Markland, D. A., Silva, M. N.Coutinho, S. R. (2011) Dysfunctional body investment versus body dissatisfaction: Relations with well-being and controlled motivations for obesity treatment. Motivation and Emotion, 35 ,423–434

Kasser, T. (2011) Cultural values and the well-being of future generations: A cross-national study. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42 ,206-215

Kasser, T. (2011) Can thrift bring well-being? A review of the research and a tentative theory. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5 ,865-877

Sheldon, K. M.Cheng, C.Hilpert, J. (2011) Understanding well-being and optimal functioning: Applying the Multilevel Personality in Context (MPIC) model. Psychological Inquiry, 22 ,1-16

Sheldon, K. M. (2011) Consilience within the biopsychosocial system. Psychological Inquiry, 22 ,52-65

Tamborini, R.Grizzard, M.Bowman, N. D.Reinecke, L. (2011) Media enjoyment as need satisfaction: The contribution of hedonic and nonhedonic needs. Journal of Communication, 61 ,1025-1042

Weinstein, N., Ryan, R. M. (2011) A self-determination theory approach to understanding stress incursion and responses. Stress and Health, 27 ,4-17

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

Ryan, R. M.Bernstein, J. H., Brown, K. W. (2010) Weekends, work, and well-being: Psychological need satisfactions and day of the week effects on mood, vitality, and physical symptoms. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29 ,95-122

Weinstein, N., Ryan, R. M. (2010) When helping helps: Autonomous motivation for prosocial behavior and its influence on well-being for the helper and recipient. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98 ,222-244

Huta, V., Ryan, R. M. (2010) Pursuing pleasure or virtue: The differential and overlapping well-being benefits of hedonic and eudaimonic motives. Journal of Happiness Studies, 11 ,735-762

Vieira, P. N.Mata, J.Silva, M. N.Coutinho, S. R. (2010) Predictors of psychological well-being during behavioral obesity treatment in women. Journal of Obesity, 2011 ,1-8

Oliver, E. J., Markland, D. A.Hardy, J. (2010) Interpretation of self-talk and post-lecture affective states of higher education students: A self-determination theory perspective. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 80 ,307–323

Fernet, C., Gagné, M.Austin, S. (2010) When does quality of relationships with coworkers predict burnout over time? The moderating role of work motivation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31 ,1163-1180

Lekes, N.Gingras, I., Philippe, F. L., Koestner, R. (2010) Parental autonomy-support, intrinsic life goals, and well-being among adolescents in China and North America. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39 ,858-869

Ryan, R. M.Huta, V. (2009) Wellness as healthy functioning or wellness as happiness: the importance of eudaimonic thinking (response to the Kashdan et al. and Waterman discussion). The Journal of Positive Psychology, 4 ,202-204

Lynch, M. F., La Guardia, J. G., Ryan, R. M. (2009) On being yourself in different cultures: Ideal and actual self-concept, autonomy support, and well-being in China, Russia, and the United States. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 4 ,290-304

Brown, K. W., Kasser, T., Ryan, R. M.Linley, P. A. (2009) When what one has is enough: Mindfulness, financial desire discrepancy, and subjective well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 43 ,727-736

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2009) Promoting self-determined school engagement: Motivation, learning, and well-being. In K. R. Wentzel & A. Wigfield (Eds.), Handbook on motivation at school. (pp. 171-196) New York, NY: Routledge.

Kins, E.Beyers, W., Soenens, B., Vansteenkiste, M. (2009) Patterns of home leaving and subjective well-being in emerging adulthood: The role of motivational processes and parental autonomy support. Developmental Psychology, 45 ,1416-1429

Brunet, J.Sabiston, C. M. (2009) Social physique anxiety and physical activity: A self-determination theory perspective. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10 ,329–335

Philippe, F. L., Vallerand, R. J.Lavigne, G. L. (2009) Passion does make a difference in people’s lives: A look at well-being in passionate and non-passionate individuals. Applied Psychology: Health & Well-Being, 1 ,3-22

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

Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2008) Facilitating optimal motivation and psychological well-being across life’s domains. Canadian Psychology, 49 ,14-23

Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2008) Hedonia, eudaimonia, and well-being: An introduction. Journal of Happiness Studies, 9 ,1-11

Ryan, R. M.Huta, V., Deci, E. L. (2008) Living well: A self-determination theory perspective on eudaimonia. Journal of Happiness Studies, 9 ,139-170

Miquelon, P., Vallerand, R. J. (2008) Goal motives, well-being, and physical health: An integrative model. Canadian Psychology, 49 ,241- 249

Balaguer, I.Castillo, I., Duda, J. L. (2008) Apoyo a la autonomía, satisfacción de las necesidades, motivación y bienestar en deportistas de competición: Un análisis de la Teoría de la Autodeterminación [Autonomy support, needs satisfaction, motivation and well-being in competitive athletes: A test of the Self-Determination Theory]. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, 17 ,123-139

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

Downie, M.Chau, S. N., Koestner, R.Barrios, M. (2007) The relations of parental autonomy support to cultural internalization and well-being on immigrants and sojourners. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13 ,241-249

La Guardia, J. G., Ryan, R. M. (2007) Why identities fluctuate: Variability in traits as a function of situational variations in autonomy support. Journal of Personality, 75 ,1205-1228

Malmberg, L., Little, T. D. (2007) Profiles of ability, effort, and difficulty: Relationships with worldviews, motivation and adjustment. Learning and Instruction, 17 ,739-754

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Vansteenkiste, M.Duriez, B.Simons, J., Soenens, B. (2006) Materialistic values and well-being among business students: Further evidence for their detrimental effect. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36 ,2892-2908

Wilson, P. M.Longley, K.Muon, S.Rodgers, W. M. (2006) Examining the contributions of perceived psychological need satisfaction to well-being in exercise. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 11 ,243-264

Tremblay, M. A., Blanchard, C. M., Pelletier, L. G. (2006) A dual route in explaining health outcomes in natural disaster. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36 ,1502-1522

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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

Chirkov, V. I., Ryan, R. M.Willness, C. (2005) Cultural context and psychological needs in Canada and Brazil: Testing a self-determination approach to the internalization of cultural practices, identity, and well-being. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 36 ,423-443

Ryan, R. M., La Guardia, J. G.Rawsthorne, L. J. (2005) Self-complexity and the authenticity of self-aspects: Effects on well being and resilience to stressful events. North American Journal of Psychology, 3 ,431-447

Sheldon, K. M., Kasser, T.Houser-Marko, L.Jones, T. (2005) Doing one’s duty: Chronological age, felt autonomy, and subjective well-being. European Journal of Personality, 19 ,97-115

Miquelon, P., Vallerand, R. J., Grouzet, F. M. (2005) Perfectionism, academic motivation, and psychological adjustment: An integrative model. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37 ,913-924

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Brown, K. W., Ryan, R. M. (2004) Fostering healthy self-regulation from within and without: A Self-determination theory perspective. In A. P. Linley & S. Joseph (Eds.), Positive psychology in practice. (pp. 105-124) New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

Assor, A., Roth, G., Deci, E. L. (2004) The emotional costs of perceived parental conditional regard: A self-determination theory analysis. Journal of Personality, 72 ,47-87

Levesque, C. S., Blais, M. R.Hess, U. (2004) Motivation, comportements organisationnels discretionnaires et bien-etre en milieu Africain: Quand le devoir oblige? [Motivation, discretionary organizational behaviors, and wellbeing in an African setting: When is it a duty?]. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 36 ,321-332

Levesque, C. S., Blais, M. R.Hess, U. (2004) Dynamique motivationnelle de l’epuisement et du bien-etre chez des enseignants africains.[Motivational dynamic of burnout and well-being in African teachers.]. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 36 ,190-201

Sheldon, K. M., Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L., Kasser, T. (2004) The independent effects of goal contents and motives on well-being: It’s both what you pursue and why you pursue it. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30 ,475-486

Downie, M., Koestner, R.ElGeledi, S. (2004) The impact of cultural internalization and integration on well-being among tricultural individuals. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30 ,305-314

Ratelle, C. F., Vallerand, R. J.Chantal, Y.Provencher, P. (2004) Cognitive adaptation and mental health: A motivational analysis. European Journal of Social Psychology, 34 ,459-476

Kehr, H. M. (2004) Implicit/explicit motive discrepancies and volitional depletion among managers. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30 ,315-327

Spence, G.Oades, L. G.Caputi, P. (2004) Trait emotional intelligence and goal self-integration: important predictors of emotional well-being?. Personality and Individual Differences, 37 ,449-461

Kasser, T., Ryan, R. M.Couchman, C.E., Sheldon, K. M. (2004) In T. Kasser & A.D. Kanner, Materialistic Values: Their Causes And Consequences. , Psychology and Consumer Culture: The Struggle for a Good Life in a Materialistic World (pp. 11-28) Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sheldon, K. M.Arndt, J.Houser-Marko, L. I (2003) In search of the organismic valuing process: The human tendency to move towards beneficial goal choices. Journal of Personality, 71 ,835-869

Brown, K. W.Ryan, R. M. (2003) The benefits of being present: Mindfulness and its role in psychological well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84 ,822-848

Sheldon, K. M.Bettencourt, B. A. (2002) Psychological needs and subjective well-being in social groups. British Journal of Social Psychology, 41 ,25-38

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Leak, G. K.Cooney, R. R. (2001) Self-determination, attachment styles, and well-being in adult romantic relationships. Representative Research in Social Psychology, 25 ,55-62

Kasser, T., Ryan, R. M. (2001) In Peter Schmuck & Kennon M. Sheldon, Be careful what you wish for: Optimal functioning and the relative attainment of intrinsic and extrinsic goals. , Life Goals and Well-Being: Towards a Positive Psychology of Human Striving (pp. 116-131) Gottingen: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers.

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Reis, H. T, Sheldon, K. M.Gable, S. L. (2000) Daily well-being: The role of autonomy, competence, and relatedness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26 ,419-435

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Igreja, I.Zuroff, D. C., Koestner, R.Saltaris, C. (2000) Applying self-determination theory to the prediction of distress and well-being in gay men with HIV and AIDS. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30 ,686-706

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