Paul Karoly

Professor

  • 7801 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1972 …2019
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Research Output 1972 2019

  • 7801 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
  • 111 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Foreword/postscript
2005
47 Citations (Scopus)

Toward consensus in the psychology of self-regulation: How far have we come? How far do we have yet to travel?

Karoly, P., Boekaerts, M. & Maes, S., Apr 2005, In : Applied Psychology. 54, 2, p. 300-311 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consensus
Psychology
Self-Control
2004
41 Citations (Scopus)

Self-regulation and chronic pain: The role of emotion

Hamilton, N. A., Karoly, P. & Kitzman, H., Oct 2004, In : Cognitive Therapy and Research. 28, 5, p. 559-576 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Social Adjustment
Emotions
Pain
Automatic Data Processing
2003
70 Citations (Scopus)

Social Support and Social Norms: Do Both Contribute to Predicting Leisure-time Exercise?

Okun, M. A., Ruehlman, L., Karoly, P., Lutz, R., Fairholme, C. & Schaub, R., Sep 2003, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 27, 5, p. 493-507 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leisure time
Leisure Activities
Social Norms
Social Support
social support
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing global pain severity by self-report

Von Korff, M., Jensen, M. P. & Karoly, P., Feb 2002, In : Economics of Neuroscience. 4, 2, p. 34-39 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Report
Pain
Health Services Research
Pain Measurement
52 Citations (Scopus)

Clarifying the contribution of subjective norm to predicting leisure-time exercise

Okun, M. A., Karoly, P. & Lutz, R., Jul 2002, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 26, 4, p. 296-305 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leisure time
Leisure Activities
Exercise
Social Norms
social norm
11 Citations (Scopus)
Intelligence
Exercise
Intelligence Tests
Biological Factors
Regression Analysis
2001
97 Citations (Scopus)

Women's pursuit of personal goals in daily life with fibromyalgia: A value-expectancy analysis

Affleck, G., Tennen, H., Zautra, A., Urrows, S., Abeles, M. & Karoly, P., 2001, In : Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 69, 4, p. 587-596 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibromyalgia
Fatigue
Pain
Handheld Computers
Health
2000
387 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing global pain severity by self-report in clinical and health services research

Von Korff, M., Jensen, M. P. & Karoly, P., Dec 15 2000, In : Spine. 25, 24, p. 3140-3151 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Psychology
Health Services Research
Pain Measurement
Self Report
Pain
1999
117 Citations (Scopus)

A Goal Systems - Self-Regulatory Perspective on Personality, Psychopathology, and Change

Karoly, P., Dec 1999, In : Review of General Psychology. 3, 4, p. 264-291 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychopathology
Personality
Adjustment Disorders
Depression
36 Citations (Scopus)

Development and validation of the Multidimensional Health Profile, Part I: Psychosocial Functioning

Ruehlman, L. S., Lanyon, R. I. & Karoly, P., Jun 1999, In : Psychological Assessment. 11, 2, p. 166-176 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Health
Social Desirability
Psychological Adaptation
Psychological Stress
1998
19 Citations (Scopus)

Expanding the conceptual range of health self-regulation research: A commentary

Karoly, P., 1998, In : Psychology and Health. 13, 4, p. 741-746 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Research
Health Promotion
Self-Control
Conflict (Psychology)
125 Citations (Scopus)

Fibromyalgia and women's pursuit of personal goals: A daily process analysis

Affleck, G., Tennen, H., Urrows, S., Higgins, P., Abeles, M., Hall, C., Karoly, P. & Newton, C., 1998, In : Health Psychology. 17, 1, p. 40-47 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibromyalgia
Fatigue
Pain
Sleep
Health
1997
11 Citations (Scopus)

Motivational correlates of self-reported persistent pain in young adults

Karoly, P. & Lecci, L., 1997, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 13, 2, p. 104-109 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Pain
Students
Ego
Self Efficacy
1996
22 Citations (Scopus)

Goal-relevant dimensions of hypochondriacal tendencies and their relation to symptom manifestation and psychological distress

Lecci, L., Karoly, P., Ruehlman, L. S. & Lanyon, R. I., Feb 1996, In : Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 105, 1, p. 42-52 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Cognition
Health
Self Efficacy
Arousal
65 Citations (Scopus)

Motivational implications of pain: Chronicity, psychological distress, and work goal construal in a national sample of adults

Karoly, P. & Ruehlman, L. S., Sep 1996, In : Health Psychology. 15, 5, p. 383-390 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Pain
Arousal
Cognition
Anxiety
1995
66 Citations (Scopus)

Goal Cognition and Its Clinical Implications: Development and Preliminary Validation of Four Motivational Assessment Instruments

Karoly, P. & Ruehlman, L. S., 1995, In : Assessment. 2, 2, p. 113-129 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Arousal
Social Desirability
Social Adjustment
Self Efficacy
1994
107 Citations (Scopus)

Life Regrets and Current Goals as Predictors of Psychological Adjustment

Lecci, L., Okun, M. A. & Karoly, P., Apr 1994, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 66, 4, p. 731-741 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emotions
rating
affectivity
content analysis
energy
47 Citations (Scopus)

Specificity and Generality of Motivational Components in Depression: A Personal Projects Analysis

Lecci, L., Karoly, P., Briggs, C. & Kuhn, K., May 1994, In : Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 103, 2, p. 404-408 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
Depression
Equipment and Supplies
Research
1993
61 Citations (Scopus)

Goal Systems: An Organizing Framework for Clinical Assessment and Treatment Planning

Karoly, P., Sep 1993, In : Psychological Assessment. 5, 3, p. 273-280 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Hypochondriasis and Somatization in College Women: A Personal Projects Analysis

Karoly, P. & Lecci, L., Mar 1993, In : Health Psychology. 12, 2, p. 103-109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypochondriasis
Health
MMPI
Discriminant Analysis
Cognition
616 Citations (Scopus)

mechanisms of self-regulation: A systems view

Karoly, P., 1993, In : Annual Review of Psychology. 44, 1, p. 23-52 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1992
33 Citations (Scopus)
Diagnostic Self Evaluation
Chronic Pain
Psychology
Pain
Pain Perception
100 Citations (Scopus)

Pain-specific beliefs, perceived symptom severity, and adjustment to chronic pain

Jensen, M. P. & Karoly, P., 1992, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 8, 2, p. 123-130 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Chronic Pain
Pain
Psychology
7 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrent pain in college students

Brewer, B. W. & Karoly, P., 1992, In : Journal of American College Health. 41, 2, p. 67-69 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pain
Students
Pain
student
Health Promotion
1991
8 Citations (Scopus)
persistence
Students
community
student
Organizations
51 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the affective component of chronic pain: Development of the pain discomfort scale

Jensen, M. P., Karoly, P. & Harris, P., 1991, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 35, 2-3, p. 149-154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Pain
Psychometrics
Reproducibility of Results
Statistical Factor Analysis
238 Citations (Scopus)

Control Beliefs, Coping Efforts, and Adjustment to Chronic Pain

Jensen, M. P. & Karoly, P., Jun 1991, In : Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 59, 3, p. 431-438 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Chronic Pain
Pain
Psychology
607 Citations (Scopus)

Coping with chronic pain: a critical review of the literature

Jensen, M. P., Turner, J. A., Romano, J. M. & Karoly, P., 1991, In : Pain. 47, 3, p. 249-283 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Chronic Pain
Research Design
Catastrophization
Pain
14 Citations (Scopus)

Interpersonal and intrapsychic goal-related conflict reported by cigarette smokers, unaided quitters, and relapsers

McKeeman, D. & Karoly, P., 1991, In : Addictive Behaviors. 16, 6, p. 543-548 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Smoking Cessation
Smoking
Conflict (Psychology)
Surveys and Questionnaires
69 Citations (Scopus)

Motivation and expectancy factors in symptom perception: A laboratory study of the placebo effect

Jensen, M. P. & Karoly, P., 1991, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 53, 2, p. 144-152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Placebo Effect
Motivation
Placebos
Health Behavior
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
117 Citations (Scopus)

With a Little Flak From My Friends: Development and Preliminary Validation of the Test of Negative Social Exchange (TENSE)

Ruehlman, L. S. & Karoly, P., Mar 1991, In : Psychological Assessment. 3, 1, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Personnel
Hostility
Reproducibility of Results
Social Support
Statistical Factor Analysis
1990
12 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes self-care goals and their relation to children's metabolic control

Karoly, P. & Bay, R. C., Feb 1990, In : Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 15, 1, p. 83-95 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diabetes
Self Care
Medical problems
Hemoglobin
Systems Analysis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a procedure to induce pain of varied intensities.

Brewer, B. W., Karoly, P., Linder, D. E. & Landers, D. M., Sep 1990, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 61, 3, p. 268-271 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Stimulation
Sensory Thresholds
Pain Measurement
Reproducibility of Results
Sports
1989
17 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of attentional focusing on pain perception

Brewer, B. W. & Karoly, P., Sep 1989, In : Motivation and Emotion. 13, 3, p. 193-203 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain Perception
Pain
Students
Pressure
267 Citations (Scopus)

The subjective experience of acute pain. An assessment of the utility of 10 indices

Jensen, M. P., Karoly, P., O'Riordan, E. F., Bland, F. & Burns, R. S., 1989, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 5, 2, p. 153-159 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Pain
Pain
1987
10 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial variables in irritable bowel syndrome: A review and proposal

Sammons, M. T. & Karoly, P., 1987, In : Clinical Psychology Review. 7, 2, p. 187-204 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Psychology
Illness Behavior
Personality
Referral and Consultation
168 Citations (Scopus)

The development and preliminary validation of an instrument to assess patients' attitudes toward pain

Jensen, M. P., Karoly, P. & Huger, R., 1987, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 31, 3, p. 393-400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Social Adjustment
Pain
Psychological Adaptation
Surveys and Questionnaires
1986
1875 Citations (Scopus)

The measurement of clinical pain intensity: a comparison of six methods

Jensen, M. P., Karoly, P. & Braver, S., 1986, In : Pain. 27, 1, p. 117-126 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain Measurement
Pain
Chronic Pain
Research Personnel
Research
1985
7 Citations (Scopus)

Control theory and multiple placebo effects

Jensen, M. P. & Karoly, P., 1985, In : International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. 15, 2, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Placebo Effect
Placebos
Medicine
1983
15 Citations (Scopus)

Affective meaning and depression: A semantic differential analysis

Karoly, P. & Ruehlman, L., Feb 1983, In : Cognitive Therapy and Research. 7, 1, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantic Differential
Motivation
Depression
Students
Research
18 Citations (Scopus)
Pain
Psychology
Acute Pain
Chronic Pain
Biochemistry
7 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment expectancy and therapeutic change in treatment of migraine headache: Are they related?

Barrios, F. X. & Karoly, P., 1983, In : Psychological Reports. 52, 1, p. 59-68 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Migraine Disorders
Therapeutics
Set (Psychology)
1982
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive assessment in behavioral medicine

Karoly, P., 1982, In : Clinical Psychology Review. 2, 3, p. 421-434 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioral Medicine
Placebo Effect
Compliance
Psychology
Physicians
4 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of behavioral contracting. Target behaviors, performance criteria, and settings

Kirschenbaum, D. S., Karoly, P. & Karoly, P., 1982, In : Behavior Modification. 6, 4, p. 499-518 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Publications
Efficacy
Classroom Participation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gender differences in adolescents' reports of self-control problems

Karoly, P. & Ruehlman, L. S., Jun 1982, In : Cognitive Therapy and Research. 6, 2, p. 235-237 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1981
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of behavioral intervention and interpersonal feedback on fear and avoidance components of severe agoraphobia: a case analysis.

DeVoge, J. T., Minor, T. & Karoly, P., Oct 1981, In : Psychological Reports. 49, 2, p. 595-605 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1980
1 Citation (Scopus)

Perceived treatment success with involuntary clients: an exploratory study.

Sosis, R. H., Karoly, P. & Ruehlman, L., Jun 1980, In : Psychological Reports. 46, 3 Pt 1, p. 907-910 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Commitment of Mentally Ill
Forensic Psychiatry
Psychotherapy
1979
50 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive strategies, expectancy, and coping style in the control of pain

Beers, T. M. & Karoly, P., Feb 1979, In : Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 47, 1, p. 179-180 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Pain
Pain Threshold
Aptitude
Individuality
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of personally and socially referenced success and failure upon self-reward and self-criticism

Karoly, P. & Decker, J., Dec 1979, In : Cognitive Therapy and Research. 3, 4, p. 399-405 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
Self-Assessment
1978
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of rules and directed delays on components of children's inhibitory self-control

Karoly, P. & Briggs, N. Z., 1978, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 26, 2, p. 267-279 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
History
Learning
Self-Control
Inhibition (Psychology)