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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Victor CicirelliVictor Cicirelli

Professor, Developmental Psychology

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 1254

E-mail: victor@psych.purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-6925

Ph.D., Michigan, Educational Psychology, 1964; Ph.D., Michigan State, Developmental Psychology, 1971

Research Interests:

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.

Recent Publications:

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).