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Joe Veroff

Joe Veroff


Professor Joe Veroff died September 30, 2007, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at the age of 77. Social Psychology Network is maintaining this profile for visitors who wish to learn more about Professor Veroff's work.

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Joe Veroff is a professor of psychology and research scientist at the Institute for Social Research, where he co-founded the Family and Sex Roles Program (later the Life Course Development Program). Professor Veroff's research interests include personality-role interaction, social incentives over the life span, subjective mental health, and marital adaptation.

Primary Interests:

  • Close Relationships
  • Health Psychology
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Personality, Individual Differences


Journal Articles:

Other Publications:

  • Veroff, J. (1999). Commitment in the early years of marriage. In J. M. Adams, and W. H. Jones (Eds.), Handbook of interpersonal commitment and relationship stability (pp. 149-162). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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