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SVĚTLÁK, M., LINHARTOVÁ, P., KNEJZLÍKOVÁ, T., KNEJZLÍK, J., KÓŠA, B., HORNÍČKOVÁ, V., JAROLÍNOVÁ, K., LUČANSKÁ, K., SLEZÁČKOVÁ, A., & ŠUMEC, R. (2021). Being Mindful at University: A Pilot Evaluation of the Feasibility of an Online Mindfulness-Based Mental Health Support Program for Students. Frontiers in Psychology. Lausanne: Frontiers, 1664-1078. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.581086/full

SLEZÁČKOVÁ, A. (2020). Psychosociální souvislosti naděje v kontextu zdraví i závažného onemocnění: empirické poznatky a možnosti jejich aplikace v lékařské praxi (Psychosocial correlates of hope in the context of health and serious illness: empirical findings and possibilities of their application in medical care). In R. Ptáček & P. Bartůněk. Naděje v medicíně, s. 147-154. Praha: Grada, Edice celoživotního vzdělávání ČLK. ISBN 978-80-271-3077-1.

MATIS, J., SVETLAK, M., SLEZACKOVA, A., SVOBODA, M., & ŠUMEC, R. (2020). Mindfulness-Based Programs for Cancer Patients via eHealth and mHealth: A Systematic Review and Synthesis of Quantitative ResearchJournal of Medical Internet Research, 22(11):e20709. DOI: 10.2196/20709. URL: https://www.jmir.org/2020/11/e20709

SLEZÁČKOVÁ, A. (2020). Jak pracovat s nadějí u pokročile onkologických pacientů  (How to work with hope in advanced cancer patients)Klinická onkologie, 33 (Suppl 1), 138-141. Plný text: Jak pracovat s nadějí u onkol.pacientů_A.Slezackova,2020.pdf.

SLEZÁČKOVÁ, A., GUSE, T., & PROŠEK, T. (2020). The role of perceived hope in harmony in life among Czech and South African adults. In R. K. Pradhan & U. Kumar (Eds.), Emotion, Well-being and Resilience: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Applications" (pp. 77-94). Apple Academic Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

SLEZÁČKOVÁ, A., PROŠEK, T., MALATINCOVÁ, T., & KRAFFT, A. M. (2020). Psychometrické vlastnosti české verze škály prožívané naděje: faktorová struktura a vnitřní konzistence. Československá psychologie, 64(3), 288-305. Plný text: Psychometr. vlastnosti Škály prožívané naděje_Slezáčková a kol., 2020.pdf

STECZ, P., SLEZÁČKOVÁ, A., MILLOVÁ, K., & NOWAKOWSKA-DOMAGALA, K. (2020). Predictive Role of Positive Mental Health for Attitudes Towards Suicide and Suicide Prevention: Is the Well‑Being of Students of the Helping Professions a Worthwhile Goal for Suicide Prevention?Journal of Happiness Studies, 21(6), 1965-1984.    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-019-00163-1

Heintz, S., Ruch, W., Aykan, S., Brdar, I., Brzozowska, D., Carretero-Dios, H., Chen, H.-C., Chlopicki, W., Choi, I., Dionigi, A., Ďurka, R., Forg, T. E., Gusewell, A., Isler, R. B., Ivanova, A., Laineste, L., Lajčiaková, P., Lau, C., Lee, M., Mada, S., Martin-Krumm, C., Mendiburo-Sequel, A., Migiwa, I., Mustafi, N., Oshio, A., Platt, T., Proyer, R. T., Quiroga-Garza, A., Ramis, T., Saftoiu, R., Saklofske, D. H., Shcherbakova, O. V., Slezackova, A., Stalikas, A., Stokenberga, I., Torres-Marin, J., & Wong, P. S. O. (2019). Benevolent and corrective humor, life satisfaction, and broad humor dimensions: Extending the nomological network of the BenCor across 25 countriesJournal of Happiness Studieshttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10902-019-00185-9

Slezáčková, A., Cefai, C., & Prošek, T. (2018). Psychosocial correlates and predictors of perceived hope across cultures: a study of  Czech and Maltese contexts. In A. M. Krafft, P. Perrig-Chiello, & A. M. Walker (Eds.), Hope for a Good Life. Results of the Hope-Barometer International Research Program. Social Indicators Research Series (pp.165-197). Cham: Springer. ISBN:978-3-319-78469-4. 


Slezackova, A., Cefai, C., Cejkova, E., & Gassmann, S. (2018). The role of life values in subjective well-being among Czech and Maltese university students. Psihološka obzorja, 27, 35–47. https://doi.org/10.20419/2018.27.483


Čejková, E., Slezáčková, A., Choubisa, R., & Vijayalakshmi, V. (2018) Life values and subjective well-being among Indian university students: Scrutinizing the omnipresent North-South divideJournal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 44(2), 238-248. ISSN: 0019-4247.


Slezáčková, A. (2017). Hope and Well-being: Psychosocial Correlates and Benefits. University of Malta: Centre for Resilience & Socio-Emotional Health. ISBN: 978-99957-890-1-5.


Slezáčková, A. & Sobotková, I. (2017). Family Resilience: Positive Psychology Approach to Healthy Family Functioning. In Updesh Kumar (Ed.) (2016). The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience, pp 379-390. Routledge. ISBN-10: 1138954888.


Slezackova, A. & Piskova, V. (2017). Excellent coping: Which coping strategies contribute to greater hope and happiness? In J. Mohan (Ed.). Emerging Contours of Excellence (pp. 75-95). Chandigarh: Panjab University.


Slezackova, A. & Krafft, A. (2016). Hope – A Driving Force of Optimal Human Development. In J. Mohan & M. Sehgal (Eds.). Idea of Excellence: Multiple Perspectives (1-12). Chandigarh: Panjab University.  ISBN 81-85322-59-7


Tenklová, L. & Slezáčková, A. (2016).  Differences between Self-forgiveness and Interpersonal Forgiveness in Relation to Mental Health. Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, JIAAP, July 2016, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp 193- 201. ISSN: 0019-4247


Singh, K., Jain, A., Kaur, J., Junnarka, M., & Slezáčková, A. (2016). Cross-cultural differences on Gunas and other well-being dimensions. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, Elsevier, 2016, 24, Sep 2016, pp. 139-146. ISSN 1876-2018. doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2016.09.001.


Moravec, P. & Slezáčková, A. (2016). Psychological Benefits and Costs of Participating in Men’s Groups in the Czech Republic. Journal of European Psychology Students, 2016, roč. 2016, 7(1), s. 1-8. ISSN 2222-6931. doi:10.5334/jeps.346.


Slezáčková, A. (2015). Boosting hope. In L Bormans (Ed.) . The World Book of Hope. Tielt, Belgium: Lannoo, s. 104-107. ISBN 978-94-014-2360-1.


Slezáčková, A., Riegel, K. & Humpolíček, P. (2015). Relationships of Flow Experience, Well-being and Achievement Motivation in Recreational Athletes in Two Countries. Journal of Indian Health Psychology, 9(2), March 2015, pp. 13-28. New Delhi: Global Vision Publishing House.  ISSN 0973-5755


Dosedlová, J., Klimusová, H., Burešová,I., Jelínek, M., Slezáčková, A. & Vašina, L. (2015). Optimism and Health-related Behaviour in Czech University Students and Adults. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2015, roč. 2015, č. 171, s. 1051 - 1059. ISSN 1877-0428.


Oudenhoven, J. P. Van, De Raad, B., Timmerman, M.E., Askevis-Leherpeux, F., Boski, P., Carmona, C., Choubisa, R., Del Carmen Dominguez, A., Bye, H.H., Kurylo, A., Lahmann, C., Mastor, K., Selenko, A., Slezáčková, A., Smith, R., Tip, L., & Yik, M. (2014). Are virtues national, supranational, or universal? SpringerPlus, Germany: Springer, 2014, roč. 2, č. 3, 223. ISSN 2193-1801. doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-223.