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Carol Diane Ryff is an American academic and psychologist. She received her doctorate in 1978. She is known for studying
psychological well-being The Six-factor Model of Psychological Well-being is a theory developed by Carol Ryff which determines six factors which contribute to an individual's psychological well-being Well-being, also known as ''wellness'', ''prudential value'' or '' ...
and
psychological resilience Psychological resilience is the ability to mentally or emotionally cope , Ghent Ghent ( ; nl, Gent}, ; french: Gand, ; traditional English: Gaunt) is a city and a municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative divisi ...
. She is the Hilldale Professor of psychology at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison A university ( la, universitas, 'a whole') is an institution Institutions, according to Samuel P. Huntington, are "stable, valued, recurring patterns of behavior". Institutions can refer to mechanisms which govern the behavior Behavio ...
, where she directs the Institute on Aging.https://www.wisconsinacademy.org/contributor/carol-ryff


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Ryff's faculty page
* {{DEFAULTSORT:Ryff, Carol University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty
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American women psychologists American psychologists Pennsylvania State University alumni
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