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Carol Ryff

Carol Ryff

Carol Diane Ryff is an American academic and psychologist. She received her doctorate in 1978.[2] She is known for studying psychological well-being[3][4] and psychological resilience.[5] She is the Hilldale Professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she directs the Institute on Aging.[6]

Carol Ryff
Carol Diane Ryff
Alma materPennsylvania State University
Known forResearch on psychological well-being
Spouse(s)Jack S. Dennis[1]
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
ThesisTowards a salient behavior-change construct in adult development and aging: the implementation-culmination sequence (1978)


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  4. Stulberg, Brad (5 May 2017). "How to find happiness and meaning outside your job". The Week. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  5. "Carol Ryff". Institute on Aging. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  6. "Carol Ryff". 12 September 2012.
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