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Ryff, Carol D. (1950-)
Carol D. Ryff is Director of the Institute on Aging and Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her doctoral degree in 1978 from The Pennsylvania State University in Human Development and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association's Adult Development and Aging division (APA Division 20) and the Gerontological Society of America. Her research centers on the study of psychological well-being, an area in which she has developed multidimensional assessment scales that have been translated to more than 25 different languages and are used in research across diverse scientific fields. Investigations by ...