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ERIC Number: EJ241960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
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Internal-External Control and Weight Loss in the Obese: Predictive and Discriminant Validity and Some Possible Clinical Implications.
Kincey, John
Journal of Clinical Psychology, v37 n1 p100-03 Jan 1981
Among obese females following a behavioral weight loss program, a measure of perceived personal control significantly predicted outcome. Internals achieved greater mean weight loss. The internal control orientation was associated with higher extraversion and self-acceptance, but neither of these other variables correlated with weight loss. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)