Maria Cristina Gugliandolo


The purpose of this issue of JCDP is to contribute to reflection on the importance of personal and contextual factors in promoting adaptation and psychological well-being along the life cycle. The studies, reported below, aim to investigate this issue starting from different perspectives and on populations of different ages, highlighting the need for greater and more effective preventive action.

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Forber-Pratt, A. J., Mueller, C. O., & Andrews, E. E. (2019). Disability identity and allyship in rehabilitation psychology: Sit, stand, sign and show up. Rehabilitation Psychology, 64(2), 119. https://doi.org/10.1037/rep0000256

Kupferberg, A., Bicks, L., & Hasler, G. (2016). Social functioning in major depressive disorder. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 69, 313-332. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.07.002

Ntoumanis, N., Ng, J. Y., Prestwich, A., Quested, E., Hancox, J. E., Th√łgersen-Ntoumani, C. ... & Williams, G. C. (2021). A meta-analysis of self-determination theory-informed intervention studies in the health domain: effects on motivation, health behavior, physical, and psychological health. Health Psychology Review, 15(2), 214-244. https://doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2020.1718529

Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2017). Self-determination theory: Basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness. Guilford Publications.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.13129/2612-4033/0110-3432


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