ERIC Number: EJ205682
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
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I-E Scale Responses as a Function of Subject Mood Level.
Evans, Ronald G.; Wanty, Douglas W.
Journal of Personality Assessment, v43 n2 p166-70 Apr 1979
Two experiments using undergraduates confirmed the hypothesis that external statements in the Rotter Internal External Locus of Control Scale are more depressing in tone than internal statements. Thus, depressed subjects may respond to external items due to item mood level rather than locus of control. (Author/JKS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Rotter Internal External Locus of Control Scale