Recommended Reviews


Behavioral Methods of Assessing Forgiveness →
Karl Dorn, Joshua N. Hook, Don E. Davis, Daryl R. Van Tongeren, and Everett L. Worthington Jr. (2014). The Journal of Positive Psychology: Dedicated to furthering research and promoting good practice, 9:1, 75-80.

Self-Control and Forgiveness: A Meta-Analytic Review
Jeni L. Burnette, Erin K. Davisson, Eli J. Finkel, Daryl R. Van Tongeren, Chin Ming Hui, and Rick H. Hoyle (2014). Social Psychological and Personality Science, Vol. 5(4) 443-450.

Excuses, Excuses: A Meta‐Analytic Review of How Mitigating Information Can Change Aggression and an Exploration of Moderating Variables
Christopher P. Barlett (2013). Aggressive Behavior, 39(6), 472-81.

Conscientiousness and Forgivingness: A Meta-Analysis
Daniel Balliet (2010). Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 48(3), 259-263.

Socioeconomical and Sociopolitical Correlates of Interpersonal Forgiveness: A Three-Level Meta-Analysis of the Enright Forgiveness Inventory Across 13 Societies
Katja Hanke and Ronald Fischer (2013). International Journal of Psychology, Vol. 48, No. 4, 514-526.

Collectivistic Self-Construal and Forgiveness
Joshua N. Hook, Everett L. Worthington Jr., Shawn O. Utsey, Don E. Davis, and Jeni L. Burnette (2012). Counseling and Values, Vol. 57, Issue 1, 109-124.

Interventions to Promote Forgiveness in Couple and Family Context: Conceptualization, Review, and Analysis
Everett L. Worthington Jr., David J. Jennings II, and Frederick A. DiBlasio (2010). Journal of Psychology and Theology, Vol. 38, No. 4, 231-245.

Relational Spirituality and Forgiveness: The Roles of Attachment to God, Religious Coping, and Viewing the Transgression as a Desecration
Don E. Davis, Joshua N. Hook, and Everett Worthington Jr. (2008). Journal of Psychology and Christianity, Vol. 27(4), 293-301.

In Search of a Common Core: A Content Analysis of Interventions to Promote Forgiveness (PDF)
Nathaniel G. Wade and Everett L. Worthington Jr. (2005). Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, Vol. 42, No. 2, 160-177.

Forgiveness Is an Emotion-Focused Coping Strategy That Can Reduce Health Risks and Promote Health Resilience: Theory, Review, and Hypotheses (PDF)
Everett L. Worthington Jr. and Michael Scherer (2004). Psychology and Health, Vol. 19, No. 3, 385-405.

Promoting Reconciliation Through Psychoeducational and Therapeutic Interventions
Everett L. Worthington Jr. and Dewitt T. Drinkard (2000). Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol. 26, No. 1, 93-101.