Richard M Ryan

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-determination theory and the facilitation of intrinsic motivation, social development, and well-being
    R M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Am Psychol 55:68-78. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Avoiding death or engaging life as accounts of meaning and culture: comment on Pyszczynski et al. (2004)
    Richard M Ryan
    Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:473-7; discussion 483-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-regulation and the problem of human autonomy: does psychology need choice, self-determination, and will?
    Richard M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    J Pers 74:1557-85. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint On happiness and human potentials: a review of research on hedonic and eudaimonic well-being
    R M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:141-66. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The developmental line of autonomy in the etiology, dynamics, and treatment of borderline personality disorders
    Richard M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, Meliora Hall 479, RC Box 270266, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:987-1006. 2005
  6. pmc Aspiring to physical health: the role of aspirations for physical health in facilitating long-term tobacco abstinence
    Christopher P Niemiec
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 74:250-7. 2009
  7. pmc The smoker's health project: a self-determination theory intervention to facilitate maintenance of tobacco abstinence
    Geoffrey C Williams
    University of Rochester, Healthy Living Center, Center for Community Health, Rochester, NY 14607, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:535-43. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of hyperoxia on tumor necrosis factor alpha and Grobeta expression in newborn rabbit lungs
    R Varughese
    Department of Pediatrics, Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester, NY 14623, USA
    Lung 181:335-46. 2003
  9. pmc Self-determination theory in health care and its relations to motivational interviewing: a few comments
    Edward L Deci
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:24. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Being present in the face of existential threat: The role of trait mindfulness in reducing defensive responses to mortality salience
    Christopher P Niemiec
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, Meliora Hall, R C Box 270266, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:344-65. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Self-determination theory and the facilitation of intrinsic motivation, social development, and well-being
    R M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Am Psychol 55:68-78. 2000
    ..Also considered is the significance of these psychological needs and processes within domains such as health care, education, work, sport, religion, and psychotherapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Avoiding death or engaging life as accounts of meaning and culture: comment on Pyszczynski et al. (2004)
    Richard M Ryan
    Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:473-7; discussion 483-8. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-regulation and the problem of human autonomy: does psychology need choice, self-determination, and will?
    Richard M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    J Pers 74:1557-85. 2006
    ..We conclude that there is a universal and cross-developmental value to autonomous regulation when the construct is understood in an exacting way...
  4. ncbi request reprint On happiness and human potentials: a review of research on hedonic and eudaimonic well-being
    R M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:141-66. 2001
    ..This review considers research from both perspectives concerning the nature of well-being, its antecedents, and its stability across time and culture...
  5. ncbi request reprint The developmental line of autonomy in the etiology, dynamics, and treatment of borderline personality disorders
    Richard M Ryan
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, Meliora Hall 479, RC Box 270266, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:987-1006. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc Aspiring to physical health: the role of aspirations for physical health in facilitating long-term tobacco abstinence
    Christopher P Niemiec
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 74:250-7. 2009
    ..To assess aspirations for physical health over 18 months. To examine whether maintained importance of aspirations for physical health mediated and/or moderated the effect of an intensive intervention on long-term tobacco abstinence...
  7. pmc The smoker's health project: a self-determination theory intervention to facilitate maintenance of tobacco abstinence
    Geoffrey C Williams
    University of Rochester, Healthy Living Center, Center for Community Health, Rochester, NY 14607, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:535-43. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of hyperoxia on tumor necrosis factor alpha and Grobeta expression in newborn rabbit lungs
    R Varughese
    Department of Pediatrics, Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester, NY 14623, USA
    Lung 181:335-46. 2003
    ..The expression of Grobeta mRNA without antecedent or concurrent TNFalpha mRNA expression or activity makes it unlikely that Grobeta in the hyperoxic newborn rabbit lung is elaborated in response to a stimulus by TNFalpha...
  9. pmc Self-determination theory in health care and its relations to motivational interviewing: a few comments
    Edward L Deci
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:24. 2012
    ..We suggest that change talk is likely to be an element of effective change only to the degree that the change talk is autonomously enacted and that practitioners facilitate change talk in an autonomy supportive way...
  10. doi request reprint Being present in the face of existential threat: The role of trait mindfulness in reducing defensive responses to mortality salience
    Christopher P Niemiec
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, Meliora Hall, R C Box 270266, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:344-65. 2010
    ..The discussion highlights the relevance of mindfulness to theories that emphasize the nature of conscious processing in understanding responses to threat...
  11. ncbi request reprint Testing a self-determination theory intervention for motivating tobacco cessation: supporting autonomy and competence in a clinical trial
    Geoffrey C Williams
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Health Psychol 25:91-101. 2006
    ..The causal role of autonomy support in the internalization of autonomous motivation, perceived competence, and smoking cessation was supported...
  12. doi request reprint Having to versus wanting to play: background and consequences of harmonious versus obsessive engagement in video games
    Andrew K Przybylski
    Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:485-92. 2009
    ..Discussion of the current findings focuses on their significance for understanding disordered play and the value of applying a theory-based approach to study motivation for virtual contexts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Choice and ego-depletion: the moderating role of autonomy
    Arlen C Moller
    Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:1024-36. 2006
    ..In Experiment 3, the authors found significant mediation by perceived self-determination of the relation between the choice condition (autonomous vs. controlled) and ego-depletion as measured by performance...
  14. doi request reprint When helping helps: autonomous motivation for prosocial behavior and its influence on well-being for the helper and recipient
    Netta Weinstein
    Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY14627, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:222-44. 2010
    ..Findings support the idea that autonomous motivation for helping yields benefits for both helper and recipient through greater need satisfaction. Limitations and implications are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint The antecedents and consequences of autonomous self-regulation for college: a self-determination theory perspective on socialization
    Christopher P Niemiec
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Box 270266, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    J Adolesc 29:761-75. 2006
    ..Thus, perceived need support from parents does seem important for the development of adolescents' autonomous self-regulation and well-being...
  16. pmc The importance of supporting autonomy and perceived competence in facilitating long-term tobacco abstinence
    Geoffrey C Williams
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, R C Box 270266, Rochester, NY 14627 0266, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:315-24. 2009
    ..The Public Health Service (PHS) Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence (Fiore et al. 2000) recommends supporting autonomy and perceived competence to facilitate tobacco abstinence...
  17. doi request reprint Hurting you hurts me too: the psychological costs of complying with ostracism
    Nicole Legate
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:583-8. 2013
    ..Our findings point to the robust psychological costs associated with ostracizing other people, with implications for group behaviors...
  18. ncbi request reprint On the benefits of giving as well as receiving autonomy support: mutuality in close friendships
    Edward L Deci
    Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:313-27. 2006
    ..When both receiving and giving autonomy support competed for variance in predicting well-being, giving, rather than receiving, autonomy support was the stronger predictor...
  19. doi request reprint Can nature make us more caring? Effects of immersion in nature on intrinsic aspirations and generosity
    Netta Weinstein
    Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1315-29. 2009
    ..Studies 3 and 4 also extended the paradigm by testing these effects on generous decision making indicative of valuing intrinsic versus extrinsic aspirations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-determination, smoking, diet and health
    Geoffrey C Williams
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Health Educ Res 17:512-21. 2002
    ..Structural equation modeling will test the model for both behaviors within the intervention and usual-care conditions...
  21. pmc A self-determination multiple risk intervention trial to improve smokers' health
    Geoffrey C Williams
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1288-94. 2006
    ..Little is known about how interventions motivate individuals to change multiple health risk behaviors. Self-determination theory (SDT) proposes that patient autonomy is an essential factor for motivating change...
  22. doi request reprint The motivating role of violence in video games
    Andrew K Przybylski
    Clinical and Social Science in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:243-59. 2009
    ..Discussion focuses on the significance of the current findings for individuals and the understanding of motivation in virtual environments...
  23. doi request reprint Motivational determinants of integrating positive and negative past identities
    Netta Weinstein
    Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:527-44. 2011
    ..Integration of both positive and negative past identities predicted indicators of well-being, namely, vitality, meaning, and relatedness satisfaction...
  24. ncbi request reprint The importance of self-determination theory for medical education
    G C Williams
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Acad Med 74:992-5. 1999
    ..more autonomy-supportive medical education may result in more effective health care delivery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Discordant pulmonary proinflammatory cytokine expression during acute hyperoxia in the newborn rabbit
    C T D'Angio
    Department of Pediatrics Neonatology, Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Exp Lung Res 25:443-65. 1999
    ..Comparing newborn and adult animals' chemokine response may help explain their differences in hyperoxia susceptibility...
  26. ncbi request reprint Autonomous regulation and long-term medication adherence in adult outpatients
    G C Williams
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, The Genesee Hospital, New York 14627, USA
    Health Psychol 17:269-76. 1998
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor in pulmonary lavage fluid from premature infants: effects of age and postnatal dexamethasone
    C T D'Angio
    Department of Pediatrics Neonatology, Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Biol Neonate 76:266-73. 1999
    ..Lavage VEGF levels were not associated with the development of BPD. We speculate that these DEX- and age-associated changes in VEGF may affect pulmonary angiogenesis...
  28. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation
    E L Deci
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Psychol Bull 125:627-68; discussion 692-700. 1999
    ..The authors review 4 previous meta-analyses of this literature and detail how this study's methods, analyses, and results differed from the previous ones...
  29. ncbi request reprint Early dexamethasone-attempting to prevent chronic lung disease
    R A Sinkin
    Departments of Pediatrics Neonatology and Biostatistics, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 105:542-8. 2000
    ..1) A multicenter, randomized, double-blind trial was undertaken to confirm these results...
  30. ncbi request reprint Within-person variation in security of attachment: a self-determination theory perspective on attachment, need fulfillment, and well-being
    J G La Guardia
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 79:367-84. 2000
    ..Relations of both attachment and need satisfaction to well-being were also explored...
  31. ncbi request reprint Detection of intrauterine illicit drug exposure by newborn drug testing. National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
    T C Kwong
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Chem 43:235-42. 1997
    ..Testing of amniotic fluid or gastric lavage is still in the developmental stages. Adopting lower urine assay thresholds for newborn samples would increase sensitivity and would be an appropriate modification of current methodologies...
  32. doi request reprint Mediating between the muse and the masses: inspiration and the actualization of creative ideas
    Todd M Thrash
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:469-87. 2010
    ..Inspiration predicted efficiency, productivity, and use of shorter words, indicating that inspiration not only transmits creativity but does so economically...
  33. ncbi request reprint Facilitating autonomous motivation for smoking cessation
    Geoffrey C Williams
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Health Psychol 21:40-50. 2002
    ..Perceived competence contributed independent variance to cessation only at 6 months...
  34. ncbi request reprint The benefits of being present: mindfulness and its role in psychological well-being
    Kirk Warren Brown
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, New York 14627 0266, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:822-48. 2003
    ..Finally, a clinical intervention study with cancer patients demonstrates that increases in mindfulness over time relate to declines in mood disturbance and stress...
  35. ncbi request reprint Social pressure, coercion, and client engagement at treatment entry: a self-determination theory perspective
    T Cameron Wild
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Research Laboratory, University of Alberta, 13 133 Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2T3
    Addict Behav 31:1858-72. 2006
    ..18-.31, ps<.05). Results suggest that the presence of legal referral and/or social network pressures to quit, cut down, and/or enter treatment does not affect client engagement at treatment entry...
  36. ncbi request reprint Differentiating autonomy from individualism and independence: a self-determination theory perspective on internalization of cultural orientations and well-being
    Valery Chirkov
    Department of Psychology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:97-110. 2003
    ..Results also suggested greater internalization of horizontal relative to vertical practices. Discussion focuses on the distinction between autonomy and individualism and the relative fit of cultural forms with basic psychological needs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizing parental autonomy support: adolescent perceptions of promotion of independence versus promotion of volitional functioning
    Bart Soenens
    Department of Psychology, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Dev Psychol 43:633-46. 2007
    ..001). Results are discussed in terms of the type of autonomy that parents might want to facilitate among their adolescents to foster well-being...
  38. ncbi request reprint Why identities fluctuate: variability in traits as a function of situational variations in autonomy support
    Jennifer G La Guardia
    University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers 75:1205-28. 2007
    ..The discussion focuses on methodological issues in the study of variability and on why autonomy support may play a central role in explaining trait variability and its relation to well-being...
  39. ncbi request reprint The independent effects of goal contents and motives on well-being: it's both what you pursue and why you pursue it
    Kennon M Sheldon
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:475-86. 2004
    ..The pattern emerged in between-person and within-person studies of cross-sectional well-being and also emerged in a year-long study of prospective change in well-being. Implications for prescriptive theories of happiness are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint The structure of goal contents across 15 cultures
    Frederick M E Grouzet
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:800-16. 2005
    ..The relevance of these results for several theories of motivation and personality are discussed...