Impact of divorce on locus of control orientation in adult women: a longitudinal study.

@article{Doherty1983ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of divorce on locus of control orientation in adult women: a longitudinal study.},
  author={William J. Doherty},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1983},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={834-40}
}
Using longitudinal data for adult women from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Market Experience, this study examined the relation between getting divorced and changes in the individual's locus of control orientation. The sample contained 1,814 white women ages 32-46 years who were in their first marriage in 1969. Marital status and locus of… CONTINUE READING