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Bierman, A., Fazio, E., Milkie, M. (2006). A multifaceted approach to the mental health advantage of the married: Assessing how explanations vary by outcome measure and unmarried group Journal of Family Issues, 27(4), 554-582.
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Boylan, J. M., Cundiff, J. M., Fuller-Rowell, T. E., & Ryff, C. D. (2020). Childhood socioeconomic status and inflammation: Psychological moderators among Black and White Americans. Health Psychology, 39(6), 497-508.
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Chan, T., Michalak, N. M., & Ybarra, O. (2019). When God is your only friend: Religious beliefs compensate for purpose in life in the socially disconnected. Journal of Personality, 87(3), 455-471.
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Cohen, R., Bavishi, C., & Rozanski, A. (2016). Purpose in life and its relationship to all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events: A meta-analysis. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78(2), 122-133.
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Dewitte, L., Lewis, N. A., Payne, B. R., Turiano, N. A., & Hill, P. L. (2020). Cross-lagged relationships between sense of purpose in life, memory performance, and subjective memory beliefs in adulthood over a 9-year interval. Aging & Mental Health. Advance online publication.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/13607863.2020.1822284

Friedman, E. M., & Ryff, C. D. (2012). Living well with medical comorbidities: A biopsychosocial perspective. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 67(5), 535-544.
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Greenfield, E. A., & Marks, N. (2004). Formal volunteering as a protective factor for older adults' psychological well-being. Journals of Gerontology: Series B: Psychological Sciences & Social Sciences, 59B(5), S258-S264.
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Hartanto, A., Yong, J. C., Lee, S. T. H., Ng, W. Q., & Tong, E. M. W. (2020). Putting adversity in perspective: Purpose in life moderates the link between childhood emotional abuse and neglect and adulthood depressive symptoms. Journal of Mental Health, 29(4), 473-482.
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Heller, A. S., van Reekum, C. M., Schaefer, S. M., Lapate, R. C., Radler, B. T., Ryff, C. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2013). Sustained ventral striatal activity predicts eudaimonic well-being and cortisol output. Psychological Science. Advance online publication.
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Hill, P. L., & Turiano, N. A. (2014). Purpose in life as a predictor of mortality across adulthood. Psychological Science, 25(7), 1482-1486.
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Hill, P. L., Sin, N. L., Almeida, D. M., & Burrow, A. L. (2020). Sense of purpose predicts daily positive events and attenuates their influence on positive affect. (2020). Sense of purpose predicts daily positive events and attenuates their influence on positive affect. Emotion. Advance online publication.
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Hill, P. L., Sin, N. L., Turiano, N. A., Burrow, A. L., & Almeida, D. M. (2018). Sense of purpose moderates the associations between daily stressors and daily well-being. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 52(8), 724-729.
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Hill, P. L., Turiano, N. A., & Burrow, A. L. (2018). Early life adversity as a predictor of sense of purpose during adulthood. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 42(1), 143-147.
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Hill, P. L., Turiano, N. A., Mroczek, D. K., & Burrow, A. L. (2016). The value of a purposeful life: Sense of purpose predicts greater income and net worth. Journal of Research in Personality, 65, 38-42.
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Homan, K. J., & Kong, J. (2020). Longitudinal health consequences of childhood adversity: The mediating role of purpose in life. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 63(8), 864-877.
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Johnson, W., & Krueger, R. F. (2005). Predictors of physical health: Toward an integrated model of genetic and environmental antecedents. Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 60B(1), 42-52.
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Kim, E. S., Ryff, C., Hassett, A., Brummett, C., Yeh, C., & Strecher, V. (2020). Sense of purpose in life and likelihood of future illicit drug use or prescription medication misuse. Psychosomatic Medicine, 82(7), 715-721.
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Kim, J., & Hicks, J. A. (2015). Parental bereavement and the loss of purpose in life as a function of interdependent self-construal. Frontiers in Psychology. Advance online publication.
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Kirsch, J. A., & Ryff, C. D. (2018). The Great Recession, inequality, and health: An integrative approach. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of integrative health science. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Kirsch, J., & Ryff, C. D. (2016). Hardships of the Great Recession and health: Understanding varities of vulnerability. Health Psychology Open, 3(1), Article 2055102916652390.
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Lee, C., Harari, L., & Park, S. (2020). Early-life adversities and recalcitrant smoking in midlife: An examination of gender and life-course pathways. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 54(11), 867-879.
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Lewis, N. A., Turiano, N. A., Payne, B. R., & Hill, P. L. (2017). Purpose in life and cognitive functioning in adulthood. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 24(6), 662-671.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/13825585.2016.1251549

Morozink, J. A., Friedman, E. M., Coe, C. L., & Ryff, C. D. (2010). Socioeconomic and psychosocial predictors of interleukin-6 in the MIDUS national sample. Health Psychology, 29(6), 626-635.
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Puterman, E., Weiss, J., Hives, B. A., Gemmill, A., Karasek, D., Mendes, W. B., & Rehkopf, D. H. (2020). Predicting mortality from 57 economic, behavioral, social, and psychological factors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(28), 16273-16282.
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Ryff, C. D. (2018). Well-being with soul: Science in pursuit of human potential. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13(2), 242-248.
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Ryff, C. D., & Kim, E. S. (2020). Extending research linking purpose in life to health: The challenges of inequality, the potential of the arts, and the imperative of virtue. In A. L. Burrow & P. Hill (Eds.), The ecology of purposeful living across the lifespan (pp. 29-58). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
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Ryff, C. D., Heller, A. S., Schaefer, S. M., van Reekum, C., & Davidson, R. J. (2016). Purposeful engagement, healthy aging, and the brain. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 3(4), 318-327.
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Schaefer, S. M., Boylan, J. M., Van Reekum, C. M., Lapate, R. C., Norris, C. J., Ryff, C. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2013). Purpose in life predicts better emotional recovery from negative stimuli. PLoS ONE, 8(11), Article e80329.
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Schaefer, S. M., van Reekum, C. M., Lapate, R. C., Heller, A. S., Grupe, D. W., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). The temporal dynamics of emotional responding: Implications for well-being and health from the MIDUS neuroscience project. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of integrative health science. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Sutin, A. R., Luchetti, M., Stephan, Y., Strickhouser, J. E., & Terracciano, A. (2021). The association between purpose/meaning in life and verbal fluency and episodic memory: A meta-analysis of >140,000 participants from up to 32 countries. International Psychogeriatrics. Advance online publication.
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Weston, S. J., Hill, P. L., & Cardador, M. T. (2021). Working toward a purpose: Examining the cross-sectional and longitudinal effects of work characteristics on sense of purpose. Journal of Personality, 89(2), 244-257.
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Woo, J., Lehrer, H. M., Whyne, E., & Steinhardt, M. (2020). The longitudinal association of psychological resources with chronic conditions and the mediating roles of health behaviours and allostatic load. Psychology & Health, 35(5), 629-643.
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Yemiscigil, A., & Vlaev, I. (2021). The bidirectional relationship between sense of purpose in life and physical activity: A longitudinal study. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Advance online publication.
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Zilioli, S., Slatcher, R. B., Ong, A. D., & Gruenewald, T. (2015). Purpose in life predicts allostatic load ten years later. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 79(5), 451-457.
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