In Press

Avishai-Yitshak, A. & Sheeran, P. (in press). Implicit processes and health behavior change. In K. Sweeny & M. Robbins (Eds.), Wiley encyclopedia of health psychology. New York: Wiley. PDF

Hall, M. G., Sheeran, P., Noar, S. M., Boynton, M. H., Ribisl, K. M., Parada, H., Johnson, T. O., & Brewer, N. T. (in press). Negative affect, message reactance, and perceived risk: How do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions? Tobacco Control.

Kowitt, S. D., Sheeran, P., Jarman, K., Ranney, L. M., Schmidt, A. M., Noar, S. M., Huang, L., & Goldstein, A. O. (in press). Cigarette constituent health communications for smokers: Impact of chemical, imagery, and source. Nicotine & Tobacco ResearchPDF

Kwan, B. M., Bryan, A. D., & Sheeran, P. (in press). The dynamics of success and failure: How post-behavior evaluations relate to subsequent exercise intentions and behavior. Psychology & Health.

Osman, A., Kowitt, S. D., Sheeran, P., Jarman, K., Ranney, L. M.,  & Goldstein, A. O. (in press). Information to improve public perceptions of FDA’s tobacco regulatory role. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

2018

Cameron, D. S., Bertenshaw, E. J., & Sheeran, P. (2018). Positive affect and physical activity: Testing effects on goal setting, activation, prioritization, and attainment. Psychology & Health, 33(2), 258-274. (Special Issue: Emotion, Health Decision-making, and Health Behavior.) PDF

Ferrer, R. A., Klein, W. M. P., Persoskie, A., Avishai-Yitshak, A., Jones, K., Villegas, M. E., & Sheeran, P. (2018).  When does risk perception predict protection motivation for health threats? A person-by-situation analysisPLoS ONE, 13(3): e0191994. PDF

Meernik, C., Ranney, L. M., Lazard, A. J., KyungSu, K., Queen, T. L., Avishai, A., Boynton, M. H., Sheeran, P., & Goldstein, A. O. (2018). The effect of cigarillo packaging elements on young adult perceptions of product flavor, taste, smell, and appeal. PLoS ONE, 13(4): e0196236.

Norman, P. Cameron, D., Epton, T., Webb, T. L., Harris, P. R., Millings, A., & Sheeran P. (2018). A randomised controlled trial of a brief online intervention to reduce alcohol consumption in new university students: Combining self-affirmation, theory of planned behaviour messages, and implementation intentions. British Journal of Health Psychology, 23(1), 108-127.

Reynolds, J. P., Webb, T. L., Benn, Y., Chang, & Sheeran, P. (2018). Feeling bad about progress does not lead people to want to change their health behaviour. Psychology & Health, 33(2), 275-291. (Special Issue: Emotion, Health Decision-making, and Health Behaviour.) PDF

Sheeran, P., & Webb, T. L. (2018). The road to hell: An overview of research on the intention-behavior gap. In G. Oettingen, A. T. Sevincer, & P. M. Gollwitzer (Eds.) The psychology of thinking about the future (pp.473-496). New York, NY: Guilford.

Sheeran, P., Webb, T. L., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Oettingen, G. (2018). Self-regulation of affect-health behavior relations. In D. M. Williams, R. E. Rhodes, & M. T. Conner (Eds.). Affective determinants of health-related behavior (pp. 90-114). New York: Oxford University Press. PDF

Webb, T. L., Lindquist, K. A., Jones, K., Avishai, A., & Sheeran, P. (2018). Situation selection is a particularly effective emotion regulation strategy for people who need help regulating their emotions. Cognition & Emotion, 32(2), 231-248. PDF

2017

Conner, M., Sandberg, T., Nekitsing, C., Hutter, R., Wood, C., Jackson, C., Godin, G., & Sheeran, P. (2017). Varying cognitive targets and response rates to enhance the Question-Behaviour Effect: An 8-Arm randomized controlled trial on influenza vaccination uptake. Social Science & Medicine, 180, 135-142.  PDF

Gollwitzer, P. M., Bieleke, M., & Sheeran, P. (2017). Enhancing consumer behavior with implementation intentions. In C. V. Jansson-Boyd & M. J. Zawisza (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Consumer Psychology (pp.370-389). London: Routledge. PDF

Hall, M. G., Sheeran, P., Noar, S. M., Ribisl, K. M., Boynton, M. H., & Brewer, N. T. (2017). A brief measure of reactance to health warnings. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 40: 520-529PDF

Kowitt, S.D., Sheeran, P., Jarman, K., Ranney, L.M., Schmidt, A.M., Huang, L., Goldstein, A.O. (2017). Effects of framing proximal benefits of quitting and motivation to quit as a query on communications about tobacco constituents. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 19(10), 1178-1184. PDF

Lowe, R. P., Norman, P., & Sheeran, P. (2017). Milieu matters: Evidence that ongoing lifestyle activities influence health behaviors. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0179699. PDF

Marquardt, M. K., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P. M., Sheeran, P., & Liepert, J. (2017). Mental contrasting with implementation intentions (MCII) improves physical activity and weight loss among stroke survivors over one year. Rehabilitation Psychology, 62(4), 580-590. PDF

Martin, J., Sheeran, P., & Slade, P. (2017). “They’ve invited me into their world:” A focus group with clinicians delivering a behavior change intervention in a UK contraceptive service. Psycholology, Health & Medicine, 22(2), 250-254.

Mattavelli, S., Avishai-Yitshak, A., Perugini, M., Richetin, J., & Sheeran, P. (2017).  How can implicit and explicit attitudes both be changed? Testing two interventions to promote consumption of green vegetables. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51(4), 511-518. PDF

Sheeran, P., & Conner, M. (2017). Translating intentions into health actions: The role of motivational coherence. Health Psychology, 36(11), 1065-1073. PDF

Sheeran, P., Klein, W. M. P., & Rothman, A. J. (2017). Health behavior change: Moving from observation to intervention. Annual Review of Psychology, 68, 573-600. PDF

Sheeran, P., Godin, G., Conner, M, & Germain, M. (2017). Paradoxical effects of experience: Past behavior both strengthens and weakens the intention-behavior relationship. Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, 2(3), 309-318. (Special Issue: The Habit-Driven Consumer.PDF

2016

Bartlett, K. Y., & Sheeran, P. (2016). Behavioral health. In H. L. Miller (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of theory in psychology (pp. 79-82). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ferrer, R. A., Klein, W. M. P., Persoskie, A., Avishai-Yitshak, A., & Sheeran, P. (2016).  The tripartite model of risk perception (TRIRISK): Evidence that perceived risk has deliberative, affective, and experiential components. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50(5), 653-663. PDF

Hagger, M. S., Luszczynska, A., de Wit, J., Benyamini, Y., Burkert, S., Chamberland, P.-E., Chater, A. M., Dombrowski, S., van Dongen, A., French, D. P., Gauchet, A., Hankonen, N., Karekla, M., Kinney, A. Y., Kwasnicka, D., Lo, S. H., López-Roíg, S., Meslot, C., Marques, M. M., Neter, E., M., Plass A., Potthoff, S., Rennie, L., Scholz, U., Stadler, G., Stolte, E., A., ten Hoor G., Verhoeven, A. A. C., Wagner, M., Oettingen, G., Sheeran, P. and Gollwitzer, P. M. (2016). Implementation intention and planning interventions in health psychology: Recommendations from the Synergy expert group for research and practice. Psychology & Health, 31(7), 814-839.

Hague, B., Kellett, S., &  Sheeran, P. (2016). Testing the generalizability of impulse control problems in compulsive buying. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 35(4), 269-287. PDF

Hall, M. G., Sheeran, P., Noar, S. M., Ribisl, K. M., Bach, L. E., & Brewer, N. T. (2016). Reactance to health warnings scale: Development and validation. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50(5), 736-750PDF

Hanson, K., Webb, T. L., Sheeran, P., & Turpin, G. (2016). Attitudes and preferences towards self-help treatments for depression: Comparisons with psychotherapy and antidepressant medication. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 44(2), 129-139.

Harkin, B., Webb, T. L., Chang, B. P. I., Prestwich, A., Conner, M. T., Kellar, I., Benn, Y., & Sheeran, P. (2016). Does monitoring goal progress promote goal attainment? A meta-analysis of the experimental evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 142(2), 198-229. PDF

Kypri, K., Wilson, A., Attia, J., Sheeran, P., Miller, P., & McCambridge, J. (2016). Social desirability bias in the reporting of alcohol consumption: A randomized trial. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77(3), 526-531. PDF

Miles, E., Sheeran, P., Baird, H. M., Macdonald, I., Webb, T. L., & Harris, P. R. (2016). Does self-control improve with practice? Evidence from a 6-week training program. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(8), 1075-1091. PDF

Sheeran, P., & Bosch, J. A., (Eds.) (2016). Special Issue: Implicit Processes in Health Psychology. Health Psychology, 35(8), pp. 761-928. Link

Sheeran, P., Bosch, J. A., Crombez, G., Hall, P. A., Harris, J. L., Papies, E. K., & Wiers, R. W. (2016). Implicit processes in health psychology: Diversity and promise. Health Psychology, 35(8), 761-766. PDF

Sheeran, P., Maki, A., Montanaro, E., Avishai-Yitshak, A., Bryan, A., Klein, W. M. P., Miles, E., & Rothman, A. J. (2016). The impact of changing attitudes, norms, and self-efficacy on health-related intentions and behavior: A meta-analysis. Health Psychology, 35, 1178-1188. PDF

Sheeran, P., & Webb, T. L. (2016). The intention-behavior gap. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10(9), 503-518. PDF

Wilding, S., Conner, M., Sandberg, T., Prestwich, A., Lawton, R., Wood, C., Miles, E., Godin, G., & Sheeran, P. (2016). The question-behavior effect: A theoretical and methodological review and meta-analysis. European Review of Social Psychology, 27(1), 196-230. PDF

Wood, C., Conner, M. T., Miles, E., Sandberg, T., Taylor, N., Godin, G., & Sheeran, P. (2016). The impact of asking intention or self-prediction questions on subsequent behavior: A meta-analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 20(3), 245-268. PDF

2015

Abraham, C., & Sheeran, P. (2015). The health belief model. In M. Conner & P. Norman (Eds.), Predicting health behavior (3rd ed., pp. 30-69). New York: McGraw-Hill. PDF

Alleva, J. M., Sheeran, P., Webb, T. L., Martijn, C., & Miles, E. (2015). A meta-analytic review of stand-alone interventions to improve body image. PLoS One, 10(9), E0139177. PDF

Cameron, D. S., Bertenshaw, E. J., & Sheeran, P. (2015). The impact of positive affect on health cognitions and behavior: A meta-analysis of the experimental evidence. Health Psychology Review, 9, 345-365. PDF

Cameron, D., Epton, T., Norman, P., Sheeran, P., Harris, P. R.,  Webb, T. L.,  Julious, S. A., Brennan, A., Thomas, C., Petroczi, A., Naughton, D., & Shah, I. (2015). A theory-based online health behaviour intervention for new university students (U@Uni:LifeGuide): Results from a repeat randomised controlled trial. BMC Trials, 16: 555.  PDF

Epton, T., Harris, P. R., Kane, R., van Koningsbruggen, G. M., & Sheeran, P. (2015). The impact of self-affirmation on health behavior change: A meta-analysis. Health Psychology, 34, 187-196. PDF

Hallam, G. P., Webb, T. L., Sheeran, P., Miles, E., Wilkinson, A. D., Hunter, M. D., Barker, A. T., Woodruff, P. W. R., Totterdell, P., Lindquist, K. A., & Farrow, T. F. D. (2015). The neural correlates of emotion regulation by implementation intentions. PLoS One, 10(3). PDF

Koole, S. L., Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2015). Implicit emotion regulation: Feeling better without knowing why. Current Opinion in Psychology, 3, 6-10. PDF

Kypri, K., Wilson, A., Attia, J., Sheeran, P., & McCambridge, J. (2015). Effects of study design and allocation on self-reported alcohol consumption: Randomized trial. BMC Trials, 16, 127. PDF

Prestwich, A., Sheeran, P., Webb, T. L., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2015). Implementation intentions. In M. Conner & P. Norman (Eds.), Predicting health behavior (3rd ed.,  pp. 321-357). New York: McGraw-Hill. PDF

Rothman, A. J., Gollwitzer, P. M., Grant, A., Neal, D., Sheeran, P., & Wood, W. (2015). Hale and hearty: How psychological science can create and maintain healthy habits. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(6), 701-705. PDF

2014

Bartlett, Y. K., Sheeran, P., & Hawley, M. S. (2014). Effective behaviour change techniques in smoking cessation interventions for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A meta-analysis. British Journal of Health Psychology, 19, 181-203. PDF

Epton, T., Norman, P., Dadzie, A-S., Harris, P. R.,  Webb, T. L.,  Sheeran, P., Julious, S. A., Ciravegna, F., Brennan, A., Meier, P. A., Naughton, D., Petroczi, A., Kruger, J., & Shah, I. (2014). A theory-based online health behaviour intervention for new university students (U@Uni): Results from a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 14, 563. PDF

Epton, T., Norman, P., Harris, P. R., Webb, T. L., Snowsill, F. A., & Sheeran, P. (2014). Development of theory-based health messages: Three-phase programme of formative resesarch. Health Promotion InternationalDOI: 10.1093/heapro/dau005  PDF

Hallam. G. P., Webb, T. L., Sheeran, P., Miles, E., Wilkinson, I. D., Hunter, M. D., Woodruff, P. W. R., Totterdell, P., & Farrow, T. F. D. (2014). The neural correlates of regulating another person’s emotions: An exploratory fMRI study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 376.  PDF

Harris, P. R., Brearley, I., Sheeran, P., Barker, M., Klein, W. M. P., Creswell, J. D., Levine, J. M., & Bond, R. (2014). Combining self-affirmation with implementation intentions to promote fruit and vegetable consumption. Health Psychology, 33, 729-736. PDF

Godin, G., Germain, M. Conner, M., Delage, G., & Sheeran, P. (2014). Promoting the return of lapsed donors: A 7-arm randomized controlled trial of the question-behavior effect. Health Psychology, 33, 646-655. PDF

Lo, S. H., Good, A., Sheeran, P., Baio, G., Rainbow, S., Vart, G., von Wagner, C. & Wardle, J. (2014). Pre-formulated implementation intentions to promote colorectal cancer screening: A cluster-randomized trial. Health Psychology, 33, 998-1002.  PDF

Sheeran, P., Harris, P., & Epton, T. (2014). Does heightening risk appraisals change people’s intentions and behavior? A meta-analytic review of the experimental evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 140(2), 511-543. PDF

Taylor, C., Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2014). “I deserve a treat!:” Justifications for indulgence undermine the translation of intentions into action. British Journal of Social Psychology, 53, 501-520. PDF

Webster, R., Thompson, A. R., Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2014). Self-help treatments and stepped care. In P. Emmelkamp & T. Ehring (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety Disorders (pp. 1242-1255). London: Wiley.

Wieber, F., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Sheeran, P. (2014). Strategic regulation of mimicry effects by implementation intentions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 31-39. PDF

Wood, C., Conner, M., Sandberg, T., Godin, G, & Sheeran, P. (2014). Why does asking questions change health behaviours? The mediating role of attitude accessibility. Psychology and Health, 29, 390-404. PDF

2013

Conner, M., Godin, G., Sheeran, P., & Germain, M. (2013). Some feelings are more important: Cognitive attitudes, affective attitudes, anticipated affect, and blood donation. Health Psychology, 32, 264-272. PDF

Cooke, R., & Sheeran, P. (2013). Properties of behavioral intentions: Factor structure and consequences for behavior, information processing, and resistance to attack. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 749-760. PDF

Epton, T., Norman, P., Sheeran, P., Harris, P. R., Webb, T. L., Ciravegna, F., Brennan, A., Meier, P., Julious, S. A., Naughton, D., Petroczi, A., Dadzie, A-S., & Kruger, J. (2013). A theory-based online health behavior intervention for new university students: Study protocol. BMC Public Health, 13, 107. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-107. PDF

Godin, G., Amireault, S., Vézina-Im, L-A., Sheeran, P., Conner, M., Germain, M., & Delage, G. (2013). Implementation intention intervention among temporarily deferred novice blood donors. Transfusion, 53, 1653-1660. PDF

Martijn, C., Sheeran, P., Wesseldijk, L., Merrick, H., Webb, T. L., Roefs, A., & Jansen, A. (2013). Evaluative conditioning makes slim models less desirable as standards for comparison and increases body satisfaction. Health Psychology, 32, 433-438. PDF

Miles, E., Sheeran, P., & Webb, T. L. (2013). Meta-analytic estimates predict the effectiveness of emotion regulation strategies in the ‘real world’: Reply to Augustine and Hemenover (2012). Psychological Bulletin, 139, 730-734. PDF

Niven, K., Totterdell, P., Miles, E., Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2013). Getting the same for less: Improving mood depletes glucose for people with poor (but not good) emotion control. Cognition and Emotion, 27, 133-140. PDF

Rivis, A., & Sheeran, P. (2013). Automatic risk behavior: Direct effects of drinker stereotypes on drinking behavior. Health Psychology, 32, 571-580. PDF

Sheeran, P., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Bargh, J. A. (2013). Nonconscious processes and health. Health Psychology, 32, 460-473. PDF

Sheeran, P., Harris, P., Vaughan, J., Oettingen, G., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2013). Gone exercising: Mental contrasting promotes physical activity among overweight, middle-aged, low-SES fishermen. Health Psychology, 32, 802-809. PDF

2012

de Bruin, M., Sheeran, P., Hiemstra, A., Kok, G., Hospers, H. J., Prins, J. M., & van Breukelen, G. J. P. (2012). Self-regulatory processes mediate the intention-behavior relation for adherence and exercise behaviors. Health Psychology, 31, 695-703. PDF

Jones, G., Hawkins, K., Mullin, R., Nepusz, T., Naughton, D. P., Sheeran, P., Petroczi, A. (2012). Understanding how adherence goals promote adherence behaviours: A repeated measures observational study with HIV seropositive patients. BMC Public Health, 12, 587. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-587. PDF

Oldham, M., Kellett, S., Miles, E., & Sheeran, P. (2012). Interventions to increase attendance for psychotherapy: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 928-939. PDF

Webb, T. L. Schweiger Gallo, I., Miles, E., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Sheeran, P. (2012). Effective control of affect: An action control perspective on emotion regulation. European Review of Social Psychology, 23, 143-186. PDF

Webb, T. L., Miles, E., & Sheeran, P. (2012). Dealing with feeling: A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of strategies derived from the process model of emotion regulation. Psychological Bulletin, 138, 775-808. PDF

Webb, T. L., Sheeran, P., & Pepper, J. (2012). Gaining control over responses to implicit attitude tests: Implementation intentions engender fast responses on attitude-incongruent trials. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 13-32. PDF

Webb, T. L., Sheeran, P., Totterdell, P., Miles, E., Mansell, W., Baker, S. (2012). Using implementation intentions to overcome the effect of mood on risky behaviour. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 330-345. PDF

Webb, T. L., Sheeran, P., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Trötschel, R. (2012). Strategic control over the unhelpful effects of primed social categories and goals. Zeitschrift für Psychologie , 220, 187-193. PDF

2011

Varley, R., Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2011). Making self-help more helpful: A randomized controlled trial of the impact of augmenting self-help materials with implementation intentions in promoting the effective self-management of anxiety symptoms. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 123-128. PDF

Kypri, K., McCambridge, K., Wilson, A., Attia, J., Sheeran, P., Bowe, S., & Vater, T. (2011). Effects of study design and allocation on participant behaviour – ESDA: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Trials, 12, 42. PDF

Martin, J., Sheeran, P., Slade, P., Wright, A., & Dibble, T. (2011). Durable effects of implementation intentions: Reduced rates of confirmed pregnancy at two years. Health Psychology, 30, 368-373. PDF

Conner, M., Godin, G., Norman, P., & Sheeran, P. (2011). Using the question-behavior effect to promote disease prevention behaviors: Two randomized controlled trials. Health Psychology, 30, 300-309. PDF

Martin, J., Slade, P., Sheeran, P., Wright, A., & Dibble, T. (2011). If-then planning in one-to-one behaviour change counseling is effective in promoting contraceptive adherence in teenagers. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 37, 85-88. PDF

Abraham, C., Sheeran, P., & Henderson, M. (2011). Extending social cognition models of health behaviour. Health Education Research, 26, 624-637. PDF

Rivis, A., Sheeran, P., & Armitage, C. J. (2011). Intention versus identification as determinants of adolescents’ health behaviours: Evidence and correlates. Psychology and Health, 26, 1128-1142. PDF

Gollwitzer, P. M., Sheeran, P., Trötschel, R., & Webb, T. L.  (2011). Self-regulation of priming effects on behavior. Psychological Science, 22, 901-907. PDF

2010

Palayiwa, A., Sheeran, P., & Thompson, A. (2010). “Words will never hurt me!”: Implementation intentions regulate attention to stigmatizing comments about appearance. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29, 575-598. PDF

Godin, G., Sheeran, P., Conner, M., Bélanger-Gravel, A., Gallani, M. C. B., & Nolin, B. (2010). Social structure, social cognition and physical activity: A test of four models. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 79-95.

Trafimow, D., Clayton, K. D., Sheeran, P., Darwish, A-F. E., & Brown, J. (2010). How do people form behavioral intentions when others have the power to determine social consequences? Journal of General Psychology, 137, 287-309.

Rise, J., Sheeran, P., & Moan, S. (2010). The role of self-identity in the theory of planned behavior: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 1085-1105. PDF

Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2010). A viable, integrative framework for contemporary research in health psychology: Commentary on Hall and Fong’s Temporal Self-regulation Theory. Health Psychology Review, 4, 79-82.

Webb, T. L., Onanaiye, M., Sheeran, P., Reidy, J., & Lavda, S. (2010). Using implementation intentions to modify the effects of social anxiety on attention and responses to evaluative situations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 612-627. PDF

Rivis, A., Sheeran, P., & Armitage, C. J. (2010). Explaining adolescents’ cigarette smoking: A comparison of four modes of action control and test of the role of self-regulatory mode. Psychology and Health, 25, 893-909. PDF

Johnson, B. T., Redding, C. A., DiClemente, R. J., Dodge, B. M., Mustanski, B. S., Sheeran, P., Warren, M. R., Zimmerman, R. S., Fisher, W. A., Conner, M. T., Carey, M. P., Fisher, J. D., Stall, R. D., & Fishbein, M. (2010). A Network-Individual-Resource model for HIV prevention. AIDS & Behavior, 14, S204-221. PDF

Godin, G., Sheeran, P., Conner, M., Delage, G., Germain, M., Bélanger-Gravel, A., & Naccache, H. (2010). Which survey questions change behavior? Randomized controlled trial of mere measurement interventions. Health Psychology, 29, 636-644. PDF

2009

Gollwitzer, P. M., Sheeran, P., Michalski, V., & Seifert, A. E. (2009). When intentions go public: Does social reality widen the intention-behavior gap? Psychological Science, 20, 612-618. PDF

Rothman, A. J., Sheeran, P., & Wood, W. (2009). Reflective and automatic processes in the initation and maintenance of dietary change. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 38 (Suppl. 1), S4-S17. PDF

Brown, I., Sheeran, P., & Reuber, M. (2009). Enhancing antiepileptic drug adherence: A randomized controlled trial. Epilepsy and Behavior, 16, 634-639. PDF

Webb, T. L., Sheeran, P. & Luszczynska, A. (2009). Planning to break unwanted habits: Habit strength moderates implementation intention effects on behavior change. British Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 507-523. PDF

Gollwitzer, P. M., & Sheeran, P. (2009). Self-regulation of consumer decision making and behavior: The role of implementation intentions. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 19, 593-607. PDF

Rivis, A., Sheeran, P., & Armitate, C. J. (2009). Expanding the affective and normative components of the theory of planned behavior: A meta-analysis of anticipated affect and moral norms. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39, 2985-3019. PDF

De Vet, E., Oenema, A., Sheeran, P., & Brug, J. (2009). Should implementation intentions interventions be implemented in obesity prevention? The impact of if-then plans on daily physical activity in Dutch adults. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 6, 11. PDF

Martin, J., Sheeran, P., Slade, P., Wright, A., & Dibble, T. (2009). Implementation intention formation reduces consultations for emergency contraception and pregnancy testing among teenage women. Health Psychology, 28, 762-769. PDF

2008

Achtziger, A., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Sheeran, P. (2008). Implementation intentions and shielding goal striving from unwanted thoughts and feelings. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 381-393. PDF

Godin, G., Sheeran, P., Conner, M., & Germain, M. (2008). Asking questions changes behavior: Mere measurement effects on frequency of blood donation. Health Psychology, 27, 179-184. PDF

Martijn, C., Alberts, H., Sheeran, P., Peters, G. J. Y., Mikolajczak, Y., & de Vries, N. K. (2008). Blocked goals, persistent action: Implementation intentions promote tenacious goal striving. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1137-1143. PDF

Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2008). Mechanisms of implementation intention effects: The role of intention, self-efficacy, and accessibility of plan components. British Journal of Social Psychology, 47, 373-395. PDF

2007

Fife-Schaw, C., Sheeran, P., & Norman, P. (2007). Simulating behaviour change interventions based on the theory of planned behaviour: Impacts on intentions and behaviour. British Journal of Social Psychology, 46, 43-68. PDF

Michie, S., Rothman, A., & Sheeran, P. (2007). Advancing the science of behaviour change. Psychology and Health, 22, 249-253. PDF

Langdridge, D., Sheeran, P., & Connolly, K. J. (2007). Analyzing additional variables in the theory of reasoned action. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 1884-1913. PDF

Maio, G. R., Verplanken, B., Manstead, A. S. R., Stroebe, W., Abraham, S. C., Sheeran, P., & Conner, M. (2007). Social psychological factors in lifestyle change and their relevance to policy. Social Issues and Policy Review, 1, 99-137. PDF

Godin, G., Conner, M., Sheeran, P., & Germain, M. (2007). Determinants of repeated blood donation among new and experienced blood donors. Transfusion, 47, 1607-1615. PDF

Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2007). How do implementation intentions promote goal attainment? A test of component processes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 295-268. PDF

Ferguson, E., Frances, C. R., Abraham, C., Ditto, B., & Sheeran, P. (2007). Improving blood donor recruitment and retention: Integrating theoretical advances from the social and behavioral science agendas. Transfusion, 47, 1999-2010. PDF

Sheeran, P., Aubrey, R., & Kellett, S. (2007). Increasing attendance for psychotherapy: Implementation intentions and the self-regulation of attendance-related negative affect. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 853-863. PDF

2006

Rickett, B., Orbell, S., & Sheeran, P. (2006). Social cognitive determinants of hoist usage among health care workers. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 11, 182-196. PDF

Rivis, A., Sheeran, P., & Armitage, C. J. (2006). Augmenting the theory of planned behaviour with the prototype/willingness model: Predictive validity of actor versus abstainer prototypes for young people’s health-protective and health-risk intentions. British Journal of Health Psychology, 11, 483-500. PDF

Gollwitzer, P. M., & Sheeran, P. (2006). Implementation intentions and goal achievement: A meta-analysis of effects and processes. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 38, 69-119. PDF

Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2006). Does changing behavioural intentions engender behavior change? A meta-analysis of the experimental evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 132, 249-268. PDF

2005

Sheeran, P., Webb, T. L., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2005). The interplay between goal intentions and implementation intentions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 87-98. PDF

Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2005). Integrating goal theories to understand the achievement of personal goals. European Journal of Social Psychology, 35, 69-96. PDF

Langdridge, D., Sheeran, P. & Connolly, K. J. (2005). Understanding the reasons for parenthood. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 23, 121-133.

Sheeran, P., Aarts, H., Custers, R., Rivis, A., Webb, T. L. & Cooke, R. (2005). The goal-dependent automaticity of drinking habits. British Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 47-63.  PDF

Godin, G., Sheeran, P., Conner, M., Germain, M., Blondeau, D., Gagné, C., Beaulieu, D., & Naccaache, H. (2005). Factors explaining the intention to give blood among the general population. Vox Sanguinis, 89, 140-149. PDF

Godin, G., Conner, M., & Sheeran, P. (2005). Bridging the intention-behaviour ‘gap’: The role of moral norm. British Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 497-512. PDF

2004

Abraham, C., & Sheeran, P. (2004) Deciding to exercise: The role of anticipated regret. British Journal Health Psychology, 9, 269-278. PDF

Armitage, C. J., Sheeran, P., Conner, M., & Arden, M. A. (2004). Stages of change or changes of stage? Predicting transitions in transtheoretical model stages in relation to food choice. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 491-499.

Abraham, C., & Sheeran, P. (2004) Implications of goal theories for the theories of reasoned action and planned behaviour. Current Psychology, 22, 218-233. PDF

Rivis, A. J., & Sheeran, P. (2004). Descriptive norms as an additional predictor in the theory of planned behaviour: A meta-analysis. Current Psychology, 22, 264-280. PDF

Cooke, R., & Sheeran, P. (2004). Temporal stability and accessibility as moderators of relationships in the theory of planned behaviour. Irish Journal of Psychology, 25, 44-64.

Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2004). Identifying good opportunities to act: Implementation intentions and cue discrimination. European Journal of Social Psychology, 34, 407-419. PDF

Cooke, R., & Sheeran, P. (2004). Moderation of cognition-intention and cognition-behaviour relations: A meta-analysis of properties of variables from the theory of planned behaviour. British Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 159-186. PDF

Trafimow, D., Sheeran, P., Lombardo, B., Finlay, K. A., Brown, J., & Armitage, C. J. (2004). Affective and cognitive control of persons and behaviors. British Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 207-224. PDF

Godin, G., Gagné, C., & Sheeran, P. (2004). Does perceived behavioural control mediate the relationship between power beliefs and intention? British Journal of Health Psychology, 9, 557-568. PDF

2003

Sheeran, P., & Abraham, C. (2003) Mediator of moderators: Temporal stability of intention and the intention-behavior relationship. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 205-215. PDF

Sheeran, P., & Silverman, M. (2003) Evaluation of three interventions to promote workplace health and safety: Evidence for the utility of implementation intentions. Social Science and Medicine, 56, 2153-2163. PDF

Webb, T. L., & Sheeran, P. (2003) Can implementation intentions help to overcome ego-depletion? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 39, 279-286. PDF

Norman, P., Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (2003) Does state versus action orientation moderate intention-behaviour relations? Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33, 536-553. PDF

Rivis, A. J., & Sheeran, P. (2003) Social influences and the theory of planned behaviour: Evidence for a direct relationship between prototypes and young people’s exercise behaviour. Psychology and Health, 18, 567-584. PDF

Sheeran, P. Trafimow, D., & Armitage, C. J. (2003) Predicting behaviour from perceived behavioural control: Tests of the accuracy assumption of the theory of planned behaviour. British Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 393-410. PDF

Abraham, C., & Sheeran, P. (2003) Acting on intentions: The role of anticipated regret. British Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 495-511. PDF

2002

Sheeran, P., Trafimow, D., Finlay, K. A., & Norman, P. (2002) Evidence that the type of person affects the strength of the perceived behavioural control-intention relationship. British Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 253-270. PDF

Trafimow, D., Sheeran, P., Conner, M., & Finlay, K. A. (2002) Evidence that perceived behavioral control is a multidimensional construct: Perceived control and perceived difficulty. British Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 101-122. PDF

Milne, S., Orbell, S., & Sheeran, P. (2002) Combining motivational and volitional interventions to promote exercise participation: Protection motivation theory and implementation intentions. British Journal of Health Psychology, 7, 163-184. PDF

Trafimow, D., Brown, J., Grace, K., Thompson, L., & Sheeran, P. (2002) The relative influence of attitudes and subjective norms from childhood to adolescence: Between-participant and within-participant analyses. American Journal of Psychology, 115, 395-414.

Sheeran, P. (2002). Intention-behaviour relations: A conceptual and empirical review. European Review of Social Psychology, 12, 1-36. PDF

2001

Sheeran, P., Conner, M., & Norman, P. (2001). Can the theory of planned behavior explain patterns of health behavior change? Health Psychology, 20, 12-19. PDF

Street, H., Orbell, S., & Sheeran, P. (2001) Exploring the relationship between different psychosocial determinants of depression: A multidimensional scaling analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 64, 53-67. PDF

2000

Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (2000). Using implementation intentions to increase attendance for cervical cancer screening. Health Psychology, 18, 283-289. PDF

Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (2000). Self-schemas and the theory of planned behaviour. European Journal of Social Psychology, 30, 533-550. PDF

Milne, S., Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (2000). Prediction and intervention in health-related behaviour: A meta-analytic review of protection motivation theory. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 106-143. PDF

Orbell, S., & Sheeran, P. (2000). Motivational and volitional processes in action initiation: A field study of the role of implementation intentions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 780-797. PDF

Langdridge, D., Connolly, K. J., & Sheeran, P. (2000). A network analytic study of reasons for wanting a child. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 18, 321-338.

Conner, M., Sheeran, P., Norman, P., & Armitage, C. J. (2000). Temporal stability as a moderator of relationships in the theory of planned behaviour. British Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 469-493. PDF

1999

Sheeran, P., Abraham, C. & Orbell, S. (1999). Psychosocial correlates of heterosexual condom use: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 125, 90-132. PDF

Sheeran, P., Norman, P., & Orbell, S. (1999). Evidence that intentions based on attitudes better predict behaviour than intentions based on subjective norms. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 403-406. PDF

Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (1999). Implementation intentions and repeated behaviours: Augmenting the predictive validity of the theory of planned behaviour. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 349-369. PDF

Sheeran, P., Orbell, S., & Trafimow, D. (1999). Does the temporal stability of behavioral intentions moderate intention-behavior and past behavior-future behavior relations? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 721-730.

Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (1999). Augmenting the theory of planned behavior: Roles for anticipated regret and descriptive norms. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 2107-2142. PDF

Sheeran, P., & Taylor, S. (1999). Predicting intentions to use condoms: A meta-analysis and comparison of the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 1624-1675.

Street, H., Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (1999). The aetiology of depression: An integration of 27 theories. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 6, 175-193.

Brumfitt, S., & Sheeran, P. (1999). Development and validation of the visual analogue self-esteem scale (VASES). British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 38, 387-400. PDF

1998

Abraham, C., Sheeran, P., Norman, P., Conner, M., Otten, W., & de Vries, N. (1999). When good intentions are not enough: Modelling post-intention cognitive correlates of condom use. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 2591-2612.

Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (1998). Do intentions predict condom use? A meta-analysis and examination of six moderator variables. British Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 231-250. PDF

Orbell, S., & Sheeran, P. (1998). “Inclined abstainers”: A problem for predicting health-related behaviour. British Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 151-165. PDF

Trafimow, D., & Sheeran, P. (1998). Some tests of the distinction between cognitive and affective beliefs. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 34, 378-397.

Abraham, C., Sheeran, P., & Wight, D. (1998). Designing research-based materials to promote safer sex among young people. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 3, 127-131.

Abraham, C., Sheeran, P., & Johnson, M. (1998). From health beliefs to self-regulation: Theoretical advances in the psychology of action control. Psychology and Health, 13, 569-592.

Abraham, C., Sheeran, P., & Orbell, S. (1998). Can social cognition models contribute to the effectiveness of HIV-preventive behavioural interventions? A brief review of the literature and a reply to Joffe (1996, 1997). and Fife-Schaw (1997). British Journal of Medical Psychology, 71, 297-310.

Flowers, P., Smith, J. A., Sheeran, P., & Beail, N. (1998). “Coming out” and sexual debut: Understanding the social context of HIV risk-related behaviour. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 8, 409-421.

Orbell, S., & Sheeran, P. (1998). Regulation of behaviour in pursuit of health goals: Commentary. Psychology and Health, 13, 753-758.

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