Psychological Sciences Faculty
Professor, Developmental Psychology
Department of Psychological Sciences
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA
Psychological Sciences, Room 1254
Telephone: (765) 494-6925
Degree: Ph.D., Michigan, Educational Psychology, 1964; Ph.D., Michigan State, Developmental Psychology, 1971
My research interests are within the domain of adult development and aging, focusing on personal relationships of siblings and other family members, health and self-care, and factors related to end of life.
Cicirelli, V. G. (2009). Sibling loss and death fear in relation to
depressive symptomatology in older adults. Journal of Gerontology:
Psychological Sciences, 69B, P24-P32.
Cicirelli, V. G. (2010). Attachment relationships in old age. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 27, 191-199.
Cicirelli, V. G. (in press). Religious and non-religious spirituality in
relation to death acceptance or rejection. Death Studies.
Cicirelli, V. G. (in press). Elders’ attitudes toward extending the healthy life span. Journal of Aging Studies, 25(4).