Langer & Rodin: Aims and Context

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1. What did Langer et al find?

  • Old people see themselves as passive objects
  • Patients who had more control wanted less medication
  • Those given control over order were less anxious for a test
  • That control over nursing home choice prolongs life
  • Survival in Nazi concentration camp was down to some control
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2. What did Bettleheim find?

  • Those given control over order were less anxious for a test
  • Old people see themselves as passive objects
  • That control over nursing home choice prolongs life
  • Survival in Nazi concentration camp was down to some control
  • Patients who had more control wanted less medication

3. What did Stotland and Blumenthal find?

  • That control over nursing home choice prolongs life
  • Old people see themselves as passive objects
  • Survival in Nazi concentration camp was down to some control
  • Those given control over order were less anxious for a test
  • Patients who had more control wanted less medication

4. Ferrare: how many died after 10 weeks in the non-control group?

  • 6
  • 10
  • 16
  • 7
  • 12

5. Ferrare: how many died after 10 weeks in the group with control?

  • 2
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3

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