Handbook of Self-Regulation

Handbook of Self-Regulation

1st Edition - November 15, 1999

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  • Editors: Monique Boekaerts, Moshe Zeidner, Paul R Pintrich
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080533209

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The Handbook of Self-Regulation represents state-of-the-art coverage of the latest theory, research, and developments in applications of self-regulation research. Chapters are of interest to psychologists interested in the development and operation of self-regulation as well as applications to health, organizational, clinical, and educational psychology. This book pulls together theory, research, and applications in the self-regulation domain and provides broad coverage of conceptual, methodological, and treatment issues. In view of the burgeoning interest and massive research on various aspects of self-regulation, the time seems ripe for this Handbook, aimed at reflecting the current state of the field. The goal is to provide researchers, students, and clinicians in the field with substantial state-of-the-art overviews, reviews, and reflections on the conceptual and methodological issues and complexities particular to self-regulation research.

Key Features

  • Coverage of state-of-the-art in self-regulation research from different perspectives
  • Application of self-regulation research to health, clinical, organizational, and educational psychology
  • Brings together in one volume research on self-regulation in different subdisciplines
  • Most comprehensive and penetrating compendium of information on self-regulation from multi-disciplinary perspectives


Academics and researchers in educational and cognitive psychology, clinical, social and personality psychology, health psychology, and industrial/organizational psychology

Table of Contents

  • Foreword.
    About the Editors.
    M. Boekaerts, P.R. Pintrich, and M. Zeidner, Self-Regulation: An Introductory Overview.
    General Theories and Models of Self-Regulation:
    B.J. Zimmerman, Attaining Self-Regulation: A Social Cognitive Perspective.
    C.S. Carver and M.F. Scheier, On the Structure of Behavioral Self-Regulation.
    J.Y. Shah and A.W. Kruglanski, Aspects of Goal Networks: Implications for Self-Regulation.
    J. Kuhl, A Functional-Design Approach to Motivation and Self-Regulation: The Dynamics of Personality Systems Interactions.
    G. Matthews, V.L. Schwean, S.E. Campbell, D.H. Saklofske, and A.A.R. Mohamed, Personality, Self-Regulation, and Adaptation: A Cognitive-Social Framework.
    A. Demetriou, Organization and Development of Self-Understanding and Self-Regulation: Toward a General Theory.
    S.L. Shapiro and G.E. Schwartz, The Role of Intention in Self-Regulation: Toward Intentional Systemic Mindfulness.
    T. Jackson, J. Mackenzie, and S.E. Hobfoll, Communal Aspects of Self-Regulation.
    Domain-Specific Models and Research on Self-Regulation:
    J.B. Vancouver, Self-Regulation in Organizational Settings: A Tale of Two Paradigms.
    S. Maes and W. Gebhardt, Self-Regulation and Health Behavior: The Health Behavior Goal Model.
    S. Brownlee, H. Leventhal, and E.A. Leventhal, Regulation, Self-Regulation, and Construction of the Self in the Maintenance of Physical Health.
    M. Boekaerts and M. Niemivirta, Self-Regulated Learning: Finding a Balance Between Learning Goals and Ego-Protective Goals.
    P.R. Pintrich, The Role of Goal Orientation in Self-Regulated Learning.
    F. Rheinberg, R. Vollmeyer, and W. Rollett, Motivation and Action in Self-Regulated Learning.
    P.H. Winne and N.E. Perry, Measuring Self-Regulated Learning.
    Interventions and Applications of Self-Regulation Theory and Research:
    N.S. Endler and N.L. Kocovski, Self-Regulation and Distress in Clinical Psychology.
    T.L. Creer, Self-Management of Chronic Illness.
    D.H. Schunk and P.A. Ertmer, Self-Regulation and Academic Learning: Self-Efficacy Enhancing Interventions.
    J. Randi and L. Corno, Teacher Innovations in Self-Regulated Learning.
    E. De Corte, L. Verschaffel, and P. Op 't Eynde, Self-Regulation: A Characteristic and a Goal of Mathematics Education.
    C.E. Weinstein, J. Husman, and D.R. Dierking, Self-Regulation Interventions with a Focus on Learning Strategies.
    M. Zeidner, M. Boekaerts, and P.R. Pintrich, Self-Regulation: Directions and Challenges for Future Research.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 816
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1999
  • Published: November 15, 1999
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080533209

About the Editors

Monique Boekaerts

Monique Boekaerts is Professor of Educational Psychology at Leiden University (The Netherlands) and chairs the Research Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences. As a principle investigator, she is supervising a national school reform program in vocational schools. Her main field of interest is self-regulated learning with a focus on motivation, volitional control, coping with stress, and soliciting social support. President-elect of the European Association of Learning and Instruction and President of the Educational and Institutional Psychology division of the International Association of Applied Psychology, she has written over 100 scientific articles and book chapters. She serves as associate editor of Learning and Instruction and as reviewer for several international and European journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

Moshe Zeidner

Moshe Zeidner is Professor of Educational and Social Psychology at the University of Haifa, Israel. He serves as Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Research on Emotions and Scientific Director of the Laboratory for Cross-Cultural Research in Personality and Individual Differences. His main field of interest is personality and individual differences research, with particular concern for anxiety, stress and coping, and the personality-intelligence interface. He is series editor for two series: Human Emotions, and Human Exceptionality. He also serves as Associate Editor of Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal and a reviewer for a number of APA journals. He is the author of over 100 scientific papers and chapters and his recent books include: Test Anxiety: The State of the Art, (1998), Handbook of Coping, Stress, Anxiety, and Coping in Academic Settings, and, International Handbook of Personality and Intelligence.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Israel

Paul R Pintrich

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Michigan

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