Rotter, Locus of control

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    • Locus of control.
    • Review Article.
    • Sample: 6 pieces of research into individual perceptions of ability to control outcomes based on reinforcement.
    • Results: people who felt they had control over the situation were more likely to show behaviours which would enable them to deal with threats.
    • Conclusion: people who felt they had control over the situation were more likely to show behaviours that would enable them to deal with threats.
    • James et al found that male smoker who quit were less likely to relapse when they had a high internal locus of control than those with an external locus of control.

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