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ERIC Number: EJ038974
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Publication Date: 1971
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Internal External Locus of Control: A Promising Rehabilitation Variable
MacDonald, A. P., Jr.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 18, 2, 111-116, Mar 71
Research literature leads to the conclusion that (a) externally controlled persons are more threatened by physical disabilities, (b) internals, relative to externals, view emotional disorders as more debilitating than physical disabilities, and (c) social disadvantage and minority group membership are conductive to the development of external control orientations. (Author)
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