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ERIC Number: EJ137573
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Personal History of Psychological Stress Related to Locus of Control Orientation Among College Women
Bryant, Brenda; Trockel, Jennifer F.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 44, 2, 266-270, Apr 76
Retrospective reports on stressful life events and a measure of internal-external locus of control orientation were analyzed. Findings indicated (a) affectively significant, recalled life stresses (preschool) were related to strong external control orientation in adulthood; and (b) recalled positive life stresses tended to be related to strong internal control orientation. (Author)
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