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Motivation and Autonomy in Counseling, Psychotherapy, and Behavior Change: A Look at Theory and Practice 1ψ7
Motivation has received increasing attention across counseling approaches, presumably because clients’ motivation is key for treatment effectiveness. The authors define motivation using aExpand
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The role of self-determined motivation and goals for study abroad in the adaptation of international students.
Abstract Two studies with Chinese international students in Belgium and Canada investigated the role of two motivational factors in students’ decision to study abroad: the level of self-determinedExpand
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Validation of the "Important Other" Climate Questionnaire: Assessing Autonomy Support for Health-Related Change.
Self-determination theory suggests that autonomy support from others is important in motivating change of various health behaviors. The present research provides initial validation for the ImportantExpand
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The antecedents and consequences of autonomous self-regulation for college: a self-determination theory perspective on socialization.
Using self-determination theory, two studies investigated the relations among perceived need support from parents, their adolescents' autonomous self-regulation for academics, and the adolescents'Expand
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Psychological needs and threat to safety: Implications for staff and patients in a psychiatric hospital for youth.
For psychiatric care workers and administrators, physical threat from behaviorally dysregulated patients is an important issue tied to many others, including workers’ job satisfaction, motivation,Expand
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The Ideal Self at Play
Video games constitute a popular form of entertainment that allows millions of people to adopt virtual identities. In our research, we explored the idea that the appeal of games is due in part toExpand
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Application of the scenario questionnaire of horizontal and vertical individualism and collectivism to the assessment of cultural distance and cultural fit
Abstract The article reports the results of the development and application of a scenario questionnaire for the assessment of four cultural orientations: horizontal individualism (HI) andExpand
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On being yourself in different cultures: ideal and actual self-concept, autonomy support, and well-being in China, Russia, and the United States
The present study used multilevel modeling and measures of the Big Five to test Rogers’ prediction that discrepancies between ideal and actual self-concept would be negatively associated withExpand
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Publishing Action Research in Counseling Journals
The increased use of action research in counseling training and professional publications provides an opportunity to bridge the research-practitioner gap that has plagued the profession for decades.Expand
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Predictors of older adults' technology use and its relationship to depressive symptoms and well-being.
OBJECTIVE To extend the empirical evidence regarding the predictors of older adults' use of information and communications technology (ICT) and to further examine its relationship to depressiveExpand
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