Goal Systems and Self-Regulation: An Individual Differences Perspective

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17 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Personality and Self-Regulation
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9781405177122
Publication statusPublished - Jan 15 2010



  • Examining multilevel processes underlying human self-regulation
  • Goal process representation and Goal Systems Assessment Battery (GSAB)
  • Goal systems and self-regulation - individual differences perspective
  • Goal, Self-Regulatory, Automatized, Social Systems Psychology (GRASSP)
  • Goal-centered self-regulation - complex, unfolding process, topic of individuality
  • GSAB subscale comparison by exercise regularity and goal type
  • Health behavior change and goal ownership
  • Symptom-specific goals - among women with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)
  • Type 1 self-regulation - and people's self-reflective attempts
  • Type 2 self-regulation - automatic, implicit, associative, subsymbolic, or nonconscious processing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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Karoly, P. (2010). Goal Systems and Self-Regulation: An Individual Differences Perspective. In Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation (pp. 218-242). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444318111.ch10