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Huppert, F., & Ruggeri, K. (2017, in print). 16. The controversy of well-being. In D. Bhugra, K. Bhui, S. Wong, & S. Gilman (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Public Mental Health. Oxford University Press.

Huppert, F. A. (2017). Challenges in Defining and Measuring Well-Being and Their Implications for Policy. In M. A. White, G. J. Slemp & A. S. Murray (Eds) Future Directions in Wellbeing: Education, Organizations and Policy. Springer.

Alexandrova, A. (2017). A Philosophy for the Science of Wellbeing. Oxford University Press.

Farver-Vestergaard, I., & Ruggeri, K. (2017). Setting National Policy Agendas in Light of the Denmark Results for Well-being. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(8).

Huppert, F.A. (2017), Invited discussion paper for ‘What Works Centre for Wellbeing’, Measurement Really Matters. Measuring Wellbeing Series

Ruggeri, K. (2017). Psychology and policy. Frontiers in Psychology, 8(497). 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00497

Ruggeri, K. (2017). Invited comment on ‘New statistics for old? Measuring the wellbeing of the UK’ by Paul Allin and David Hand. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 180(1), 37-38.

Huppert, F.A. (2017), ‘Mindfulness and compassion as foundations for well-being’, in M. A. White, G. J. Slemp & A. S. Murray (eds) Future Directions in Wellbeing: Education, Organizations and Policy. Springer, 2017.

Hylander, F., Johansson, M., Daukantaité, D., & Ruggeri, K. (2017). Yin yoga and mindfulness: A five week randomized controlled study evaluating the effects of the YOMI program on stress and worry. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping. doi: 10.1080/10615806.2017.1301189

Ruggeri, K., Garzon, E. G., Maguire, Á., & Huppert, F. A. (2016). Comprehensive psychological wellbeing. In E. Harrison, A. Quick, & S. Abdallah (Eds.) Looking through the wellbeing kaleidoscope (pp. 10-29), London: New economics Foundation.

Anderson, J., Ruggeri, K., Steemers, K., & Huppert, F. (2016). Lively social space, well-being activity and urban design: findings from a low-cost community-led public space intervention. Environment & Behavior. doi: 10.1177/0013916516659108

Gudmundsdóttir, D. G., Ásgeirsdóttir, B. B., Huppert, F. A., Sigfúsdóttir, I. D., Valdimarsdóttir, U. A., & Hauksdóttir, A. (2016). How does the economic crisis influence adolescents’ happiness? Population-based surveys in Iceland in 2000–2010. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17(3), 1219-1234.

Alexandrova, A. (2016). Is well-being measurable after all? Public Health Ethics, phw015.

Záliš, Z., Maguire, Á., Soforic, K., & Ruggeri, K. (2016). Global access to healthcare and well-being: A place for science and policy. Frontiers in Public Health, Public Health Policy, 4(129).

Huppert, F.A (2013) The state of well-being science: concepts, measures, interventions and policies. In: Huppert, F.A. & Cooper, C. (Eds.) Interventions and policies to enhance well-being. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford. Part of a six-volume set. Cary L. Cooper (Ed) Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide.

Kuyken, W., Weare, K., Ukoumunne, O.C. , Lewis, R., Motton, N., Burnett, R., Cullen, C., Hennelly, S., & Huppert, F. A. (2013). Effectiveness of the Mindfulness in Schools Programme: A Non-randomized Controlled Feasibility Study. British Journal of Psychiatry. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.113.126649

Alexandrova, A. (2013). Doing well in the circumstances. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 10(3), 307-328.

Little, B. R. & Frost, D. (2013). Aspects of love: Connecting, romancing and caring (pp.162-176). In M. Hojjat & D. Cramer (Eds.). Positive Psychology of Love. New York: Oxford University Press.

Anna Alexandrova (2012). Values and the Science of Well-being: A recipe for Mixing. In Harold Kincaid (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science. Oxford University Press.

Alexandrova, A. (2012). Well-being as an object of science. Philosophy of Science, 79(5), 678-689.

Huppert, F. A., & Linley, P. A. (Eds.). (2011). Happiness and well-being (Vols. 1-4). Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Little, B. R. (2011). Personal projects and motivational counselling: The quality of living reconsidered. In W. M. Cox & E. Klinger (Eds.), Handbook of motivational counselling (2nd ed., pp. 50-73). Chichester, UK: Wiley.

Richards, M., & Huppert, F. A. (2011). Do positive children become positive adults? Evidence from a longitudinal birth cohort study. Journal of Positive Psychology, 6(1), 75-87.

So, T. T. C., West, M. A., & Dawson, J. F. (2011). A Team-based working and employee well-being: A cross-cultural comparison of United Kingdom and Hong Kong health services. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 20(3), 305-325.

Tenneti, R., Johnson, D., Goldenberg, L., Parker, R.A., & Huppert, F.A. Towards a capabilities database to inform inclusive design: Experimental investigation of effective survey-based predictors of human-product interaction. Applied Ergonomics (2011) 43, 4, 713-726 DOI:10.1016/j.apergo.2011.11.005

Huppert, F. A., Abbott, R. A., Ploubidis, G. B., Richards, M., & Kuh, D. (2010). Parental practices predict psychological well-being in midlife: Life course associations among women in the 1946 British birth cohort. Psychological Medicine, 40, 1507-1518.

Plagnol, A. C., & Huppert, F. A. (2010). Happy to help? Exploring the factors associated with variations in rates of volunteering across Europe. Social Indicators Research, 97, 157-176.

So, T. T. C. (2010). In Praise of Praise. In S. Maymin & K. Britton (Eds.), Gratitude: How to appreciate life’s gifts (pp. 71-76). San Luis Obispo, CA: CreateSpace Publishing.

So, T. T. C. (2009). A resilience model. In S. Maymin & K. Britton (Eds.), Resilience: Growth in adversity (pp. 49-56). San Luis Obispo, CA: CreateSpace Publishing.

Huppert, F. A., Marks, N., Clark, A., Siegrist, J., Stutzer, A., Vitters, J. & Wahrendorf, M. (2009). Measuring well-being across Europe: Description of the ESS Well-being Module and preliminary findings. Social Indicators Research, 91(3), 301-315.

Abbott, R. A., Ploubidis, G. B., Huppert, F. A., Kuh, D. & Croudace, T. J. (2009). An evaluation of the precision of measurement of Ryff’s Psychological Well-being scales in a population sample. Social Indicators Research, 97(3), 357-373.

Huppert, F. A., & Johnson, D. M. (2010). A controlled trial of mindfulness training in schools: The importance of practice for an impact on well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(4), 264-274.

Johnson, D. M., Clarkson, P. J. & Huppert, F. A. (2010). Capability measurement for inclusive design. Journal of Engineering Design, 21(2-3), 275-288.

Little, B. R. (2010). Opening Space for Project Pursuit: Affordance, Restoration and Chills (pp. 163-178) in C. Ward Thompson, P. A. Aspinall and S. Bell (Eds.), Innovative Approaches to Researching Landscape and Health: Abingdon, UK.

Huppert, F. A., & Willoughby, A. (2010). The Big Flourishing Society. Government briefing document, September 2010.

Huppert, F. A. (2010). Happiness breeds prosperity. [Review of the book The politics of happiness: What government can learn from the new research on well-being, by D. Bok]. Nature, 464, 1275-1276.

Goldenberg, L., & Huppert, F. A. (2009). Review of the mental and physical health benefits of positive psychology interventions. Report for UK Department of Health, Mental Health Policy, May 2009.

Ciachetti, C., & So, T. T. C. (2009). Positve Organizational Behavior (POB) in managerial decision making. Ticonzero, 96, 1-7.

Huppert, F. A. (2009). A new approach to reducing disorder and improving well-being. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4(1), 108-111.

Huppert, F. A. (2009). Psychological well-being: Evidence regarding its causes and consequences. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being, 1(2), 137-164.

Ramachandra, P., Booth, S., Pieters, T., Kalliopi, V., & Huppert, F. A. (2009). A brief self-administered psychological intervention to improve well-being in patients with cancer: Results from a feasibility study. Psycho-Oncology, 18 , 1323-1326.

Schneider, A., & Huppert, F.A. (2009). Review of the mental and physical health benefits of mindfulness-based interventions. Report for UK Department of Health, Mental Health Policy, May 2009.

Abbott, R. A., Ploubidis, G. B., Croudace, T. J., Kuh, D., Wadsworth, M. E. J., & Huppert, F. A. (2008). The relationship between early personality and midlife psychological well-being: Evidence from a UK birth cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43(9), 679-687.

Huppert, F. A., Baylis, N., & Keverne, B. (Eds.). (2005). The Science of Well-being. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.