Judith Mangelsdorf

LIFE Berlin

LIFE Fellow from 2013 to 2017, Freie Universität Berlin

Dr. rer. nat.

Dissertation completed in November 2017

Does Growth Require Suffering? Positive Personality Changes Following Major Life Events With High Emotional Valence Full text

(Advisor: Michael Eid, Freie Universität Berlin)

Selected Publications

Mangelsdorf, J., Eid, M., & Luhmann, M. (2019). Does growth require suffering? A systematic review and meta-analysis on genuine posttraumatic and postecstatic growth. Psychological Bulletin, 145, 302–338. https://doi.org/10.1037/bul0000173

Mangelsdorf, J. (2017). Coping with childbirth: Brain structural associations of personal growth initiative. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, Article 1829. https:/doi.org.10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01829

Mangelsdorf, J., & Eid, M. (2015). What makes a thriver? Unifying the concepts of posttraumatic and postecstatic growth. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, Article 813. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00813

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