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Mental Health Optimism / Pessimism and Its Relationship with Locus of Control Among Children and Adolescents

@inproceedings{Abdullah2018MentalHO,
  title={Mental Health Optimism / Pessimism and Its Relationship with Locus of Control Among Children and Adolescents},
  author={Mohammad Q. Abdullah},
  year={2018}
}
Mathews Journal of Psychiatry & Mental Health Optimism/Pessimism and Its Relationship with Locus of Control Among Children and Adolescents Mohammad Qassim Abdullah Department of Counseling Psychology, Faculty of Education University of Aleppo, Syria. Corresponding Author: Mohammad Qassim Abdullah, Department of Counseling Psychology, Faculty of Education University of Aleppo, Syria, Email: mk.abdalah@yahoo.com 

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