Basic SDT research topics

Itzchakov, G., Weinstein, N.Saluk, D.Amar, M. (2023) Connection heals wounds: Feeling listened to reduces speakers’ loneliness following a social rejection disclosure. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 49(8) ,1273-1294

Shoikhedbrod, A.Rosen, N. O.Corsini-Munt, S.Harasymchuk, C. (2022) Being responsive and self-determined when it comes to sex: How and why sexual motivation is associated with satisfaction and desire in romantic relationships. The Journal of Sex Research, Advance online publication

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

Di Domenico, S. I.Fournier, M. A.Rodrigo, A. H.Dong, M. (2022) Medial prefrontal activity during self-other judgments is modulated by relationship need fulfillment. Social Neuroscience, 17(3) ,236-245

Kil, H.Allen, M-P.Taing, J., Mageau, G. A. (2022) Autonomy support in disclosure and privacy maintenance regulation within romantic relationships. Personal Relationships, ,1-27

Kanat-Maymon, Y.Wolfson, S.Cohen, R.Roth, G. (2021) The benefits of giving as well as receiving need support in human–pet relations. Journal of Happiness Studies, 22 ,1441-1457

Barry, R. A.Longstreth, M. E.Benson, K.Cannon, C. J. (2021) Testing a self-determination theory perspective of informal caregiving: A preliminary study. Psychology and Aging, Advance Online

Cournoyer, A., Laurin, J. C.Daspe, M-E.Laniel, S. (2021) Conditional regard, stress, and dyadic adjustment in primiparous couples: A dyadic analysis perspective. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, ,1-23

Lejeune, A.Bouizegarene, N., Philippe, F. L. (2021) Association between attachment insecurity and couple adjustment: Moderation by couple memory networks. Personal Relationships, 28(1) ,39-60

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J. (2021) The role of parents’ autonomy support and psychological control in sibling relationship functioning through children’s need-based experiences. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, Advance online publication

Anderson, J. R. (2020) Inviting autonomy back to the table: The importance of autonomy for healthy relationship functioning. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 46(1) ,3-14

Baker, Z. G.Watlington, E. M., Knee, C. R. (2020) The role of rapport in satisfying one’s basic psychological needs. Motivation and Emotion, 44 ,329-343

Leung, A. N. M., Law, W. (2019) Do extrinsic goals affect romantic relationships?. Motivation and Emotion, 43 ,857-873

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Audenaert, E.Van Petegem, S.Vandevelde, S. (2019) The internalization of and defiance against rules within prison: The role of correctional officers’ autonomy-supportive and controlling communication style as perceived by prisoners. Motivation and Emotion, 43 ,771-785

Kanat-Maymon, Y.Argaman, Y., Roth, G. (2017) The association between conditional regard and relationship quality: A daily diary study. Personal Relationships, 24 ,27-35

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

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

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

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Boone, L.Brenning, K. (2017) Antecedents of provided autonomy support and psychological control within close friendships: The role of evaluative concerns perfectionism and basic psychological needs. Personality and Individual Differences, 108 ,149-156

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

Kindt, S., Vansteenkiste, M.Loeys, T.Goubert, L. (2016) Helping motivation and well-being of chronic pain couples: a daily diary study. Pain, 157(7) ,1551–1562

Gravel, E. E., Pelletier, L. G.Reissing, E. D. (2016) “Doing it” for the right reasons: Validation of a measurement of intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, and amotivation for sexual relationships. Personality and Individual Differences, 92 ,164-173

Kanat-Maymon, Y., Roth, G., Assor, A.Raizer, A. (2016) Controlled by Love: The Harmful Relational Consequences of Perceived Conditional Positive Regard. Wiley Periodicals Journal of Personality, 84 ,446-460

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

Guay, F.Litalien, D. (2015) Dropout intentions in PhD studies: A comprehensive model based on interpersonal relationships and motivational resources. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 41 ,218-231

Dagenais-Desmarais, V., Forest, J.Girouard, S.Crevier-Braud, L. (2014) In N. Weinstein (Ed.), The importance of need supportive relationships for motivation and well-being at work. , Human motivation and interpersonal relationship: Theory, research, and application (pp. 263-297) Netherlands: Springer.

Hadden, B. W.Rodriguez, L. M., Knee, C. R.Porter, B. (2014) Relationship Autonomy and Support Provision in Romantic Relationships. Motivation and emotion, 39 ,359-373

Legault, L.Amiot, C. (2014) In N. Weinstein, The role of autonomy in intergroup processes: Integrating Self-Determination Theory and intergroup approaches. , Integrating Human Motivation and Interpersonal Relationships: Theory, Research and Applications (pp. 159-190) New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-8542-6_8

Lekes, N.Guilbault, V., Philippe, F. L.Houle, I. (2014) Remembering events related to close relationships, self-growth, and helping others: Intrinsic autobiographical memories, need satisfaction, and well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 53 ,103–111

Lynch, M. F. (2014) In N. Weinstein (Ed.), The self-concept in relationships. (pp. 121-137) New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-8542-6_6

Legault, L.Amiot, C. (2014) In N. Weinstein (Ed.), The role of autonomy in intergroup processes: Integrating Self-Determination Theory and intergroup approaches. (pp. 159-190) New York: Springer.

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

Legate, N., DeHaan, C. R., Weinstein, N., Ryan, R. M. (2013) Hurting you hurts me too: The psychological costs of complying with ostracism. Psychological Science, 24 ,583-588

Ratelle, C. F.Carbonneau, N.Vallerand, R. J., Mageau, G. A. (2013) Passion in the romantic sphere: A look at relational outcomes. Motivation and Emotion, 37 ,106-120

Knee, C. R.Hadden, Benjamin W.Porter, BenRodriguez, Lindsey M. (2013) Self-determination theory and romantic relationship processes. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17 ,307-324

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.Smith, Veronica C., Knee, C. R. (2013) The way I make you feel: How relatedness and compassionate goals promote partner’s relationship satisfaction. The Journal of Positive Psychology: Dedicated to furthering research and promoting good practice, ,1-8

Philippe, F. L., Koestner, R.Lekes, N. (2013) On the directive function of episodic memories in people’s lives: A look at romantic relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104 ,164-179

Roth, G., Assor, A. (2012) The cost of parental pressure to express emotions: Conditional regard and autonomy support as predictors of emotion regulation and intimacy. Journal of Adolescence, 35 ,799-808

Ricard, N. C.Beaudry, S. G., Pelletier, L. G. (2012) Lovers with happy feet: The interdependence of relationship and activity factors for individuals dancing with a romantic partner. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42 ,939–963

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

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

Uysal, A.Lin, H. L., Knee, C. R.Bush, A. L. (2012) The association between self-concealment from one’s partner and relationship well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38 ,39–51

Kanat-Maymon, Y., Roth, G., Assor, A.Reizer, A. (2012) Conditional regard in close relationship. In Mikulincer, M., & Shaver, P. R., Conditional regard in close relationships. , The Social Psychology of Meaning, Morality, and Choice (pp. 235-251) Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/13748-013

Pavey, L.Greitemeyer, T.Sparks, P. (2011) Highlighting relatedness promotes prosocial motives and behaviour. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37 ,905–917

Knee, C. R., Uysal, A. (2011) In Chirkov, V., Ryan, R., & Sheldon, K. (Eds.), The role of autonomy in promoting healthy dyadic, familial, and parenting relations. , Human autonomy in cross-cultural contexts: Perspectives on the psychology of agency, freedom, and well-being (pp. 95-110) Netherlands: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9667-8_5

Wilson, P. M.Mack, D. E.Garcia Bengoechea, E.Bin, X. (2010) Understanding sport friendships in adapted sport athletes: Does fulfilling basic psychological needs matter?. In B. D. Geranto (Ed.), Sport psychology. (pp. 113-130) Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

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

Weinstein, N., Hodgins, H. S., Ryan, R. M. (2010) Autonomy and control in dyads: Effects on interaction quality and joint creative performance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36 ,1603-1617

Custers, A. FWesterhof, 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

Gaine, G. S., La Guardia, J. G. (2009) The unique contributions of motivations to maintain a relationship and motivations toward relational activities to relationship well-being. Motivation and Emotion, 33 ,184-202

Slotter, E. B.Finkel, E. J. (2009) The strange case of sustained dedication to an unfulfilling relationship: Predicting commitment and breakup from attachment anxiety and need fulfillment within relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35 ,85-100

Soenens, B., Vansteenkiste, M.Goossens, L.Duriez, B. (2008) The intervening role of relational aggression between psychological control and friendship quality. Social Development, 17 ,661-681

La Guardia, J. G., Patrick, H. (2008) Self-determination theory as a fundamental theory of close relationships. Canadian Psychology, 49 ,201-209

Barnes, S., Brown, K. W.Krusemark, E. (2007) The role of mindfulness in romantic relationship satisfaction and responses to relationship stress. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33 ,482-500

Ryan, R. M., Brown, K. W.Creswell, J. D. (2007) How integrative is attachment theory? Unpacking the meaning and significance of felt security. Psychological Inquiry, 18 ,177-182

Patrick, H., Knee, C. R.Canevello, A.Lonsbary, C. (2007) The role of need fulfillment in relationship functioning and well-being: A self-determination theory perspective. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92 ,434-457

Deci, E. L., La Guardia, J. G., Moller, A. C.Scheiner, M. J. (2006) On the benefits of giving as well as receiving autonomy support: Mutuality in close friendships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32 ,313-327

Ryan, R. M., La Guardia, J. G.Solky-Butzel, J., Chirkov, V. I. (2005) On the interpersonal regulation of emotions: Emotional reliance across gender, relationships, and culture. Personal Relationships, 12 ,146-163

Knee, C. R.Lonsbary, C.Canevello, A., Patrick, H. (2005) Self-determination and conflict in romantic relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89 ,997-1009

Levesque, C. S.Laliberte, M. L. N., Pelletier, L. G.Blanchard, C. M. (2003) Harmonious and obsessive passion for the internet: Their associations with the couple’s relationship. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33 ,197-221

Knee, C. R., Patrick, H.Vietor, N. A.Nanayakkara, A. (2002) Self-determination as growth motivation in romantic relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(5) ,609-619

Boislard-Pepin, M., Green-Demers, I., Pelletier, L. G. (2002) The impact of the interpersonal style of the sexual partner on sexual competence, motivation, and satisfaction. Revue Quebecoise de Psychologie, 23 ,105-121

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

Senecal, C., Vallerand, R. J., Guay, F. (2001) Antecedents and outcomes of work-family conflict: toward a motivational model. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27 ,176-186

La Guardia, J. G., Ryan, R. M.Couchman, C. E., Deci, E. L. (2000) Within-person variation in security of attachment: A self-determination theory perspective on attachment, need fulfillment, and well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79(3) ,367-384

Hodgins, H. S., Koestner, R.Duncan, N. (1996) On the compatibility of autonomy and relatedness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22(3) ,227-237

Ryan, R. M.Stiller, J.Lynch, J. H. (1994) Representations of relationships to teachers, parents, and friends as predictors of academic motivation and self-esteem. Journal of Early Adolescence, 14 ,226-249

Blais, M. R.Sabourin S.Boucher, C., Vallerand, R. J. (1990) Toward a motivational model of couple happiness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 59 ,1021-1031

Ryan, R. M.Lynch, J. (1989) Emotional autonomy versus detachment: Revisiting the vicissitudes of adolescence and young adulthood. Child Development, 60 ,340-356

Avery, R. R., Ryan, R. M. (1988) Object relations and ego development: Comparison and correlates in middle childhood. Journal of Personality, 56 ,547-569