Predictors of Health Locus of Control in Older Adults

@article{JacobsLawson2011PredictorsOH,
  title={Predictors of Health Locus of Control in Older Adults},
  author={Joy M. Jacobs-Lawson and E. Waddell and A. Webb},
  journal={Current Psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={30},
  pages={173-183}
}
  • Joy M. Jacobs-Lawson, E. Waddell, A. Webb
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Current Psychology
  • Health locus of control has been shown to influence how individuals approach their health and health-related decisions. The present study examined the variables predictive of older adults’ health locus of control. A total of 261 adults aged 54–84 years completed a questionnaire about their health, approach to health, and background information about themselves. The results revealed that demographic indicators, health-related variables, and psychological variables—particularly health risk… CONTINUE READING
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