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Forgiveness/Unforgiveness Publications



Boon, S. D., & Brown, J. (2020). Associations between perceived injustice, unforgiveness, and psychological well-being among ex-communicants. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.


Rasmussen, K. R., & Boon, S. D. (2018). The GFIT Scale: Measuring goals following interpersonal transgressions. Deviant Behavior, 39, 203-223.
Rasmussen, K. R., Stackhouse, M. R. D., Boon, S. D., Comstock, K. & Ross, R. (2019). Meta-analytic connections between forgiveness and health: The moderating effects of forgiveness-related distinctions. Psychology and Health, 34, 515-534.

Jones Ross, R. W., Boon, S. D., & Stackhouse, M. R. D. (2018). Redefining unforgiveness: Exploring victims’ experiences in the wake of unforgiven interpersonal offenses. Deviant Behavior, 39, 1069-1081.



Stackhouse, M. R. D., Jones Ross, R. W. & Boon, S. D. (2017). Unforgiveness: Refining theory and measurement of an understudied construct. British Journal of Social Psychology, 57, 130-153.



Stackhouse, M. R. D., Ross, R. J., & Boon, S. D. (2016). The devil in the details: Individual differences in unforgiveness and health correlates. Personaity and Individual Differences, 94, 337-341.



Rapske, D. L., Boon, S. D., Alibhai, A. M., & Kheong, M. J. (2010). Not forgiven, not forgotten: An investigation of unforgiven interpersonal offenses. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29, 1100-1130.



Boon, S. D., & Nairn, S. L. (2003). Forgiveness. In J. J. Ponzetti (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family 2nd Ed, (Vol. 2). pp 684-688. New York: Macmillan.



Boon, S. D., & Holmes, J. G. (1999). Methods of absolution: Interpersonal risk and the evaluation of transgressions in close relationships. Personal Relationships, 6, 151-168.



Boon, S. D., & Sulsky, L. M. (1997). Attributions of blame and forgiveness in romantic relationships: A policy-capturing study. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 3, 19-44