Desire for control, locus of control, and proneness to depression.

@article{Burger1984DesireFC,
  title={Desire for control, locus of control, and proneness to depression.},
  author={Jerry M. Burger},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={1984},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={
          71-89
        }
}
Two personality constructs, desire for control and locus of control, were related to depression among college students. Measures of levels of depression, desire for control, and locus of control were taken from subjects. Approximately six months later 71% of these subjects returned a questionnaire concerning their experiences with depression during that six-month period. It was found that locus of control scores, particularly the extent to which subjects perceived that their lives were… CONTINUE READING
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