Reliability and validity of the health locus of control scale.

@article{Winefield1982ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of the health locus of control scale.},
  author={Helen R. Winefield},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={1982},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={614-9}
}
The Multidimensional Health Locus of Control (MHLC) Scale developed by Wallston, Wallston, and De Vellis (1978) was subjected to analysis of its factor structure, internal consistency, test-retest reliability with parallel forms, and predictive validity. The I (internal control of health) and P (powerful others control of health) subscales were found to be moderately homogeneous, and reliable over 7 months, although P rises with age, lower social status, and acute illness. The C (chance control… CONTINUE READING
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