Is there a relation between locus of control orientation and depression?

@article{Benassi1988IsTA,
  title={Is there a relation between locus of control orientation and depression?},
  author={V. Benassi and P. D. Sweeney and C. Dufour},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={1988},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={
          357-67
        }
}
  • V. Benassi, P. D. Sweeney, C. Dufour
  • Published 1988
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of abnormal psychology
  • Meta-analytic techniques were used to review studies of the relation between locus of control and depression. Contrary to what some authors have claimed, we found that locus of control orientation and degree of depression were significantly related, that the relation was moderately strong, and that it was consistent across studies. Greater externality was associated with greater depression. Studies that included separate subscales for locus of control for positive and negative outcomes produced… CONTINUE READING

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