Sleep locus of control: report on a new scale.

  title={Sleep locus of control: report on a new scale.},
  author={Norah K Vincent and Gerry Sande and Cynthia Read and Tania Giannuzzi},
  journal={Behavioral sleep medicine},
  volume={2 2},
The psychometric properties of a new 8-item measure, the Sleep Locus of Control Scale (SLOC), were investigated. A sample of 425 adult alumnae from the University of Manitoba and 57 community volunteers with chronic insomnia were surveyed. Results showed that the SLOC had acceptable reliability (i.e., internal consistency) and demonstrated convergent and discriminant validity through patterns of association with the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control Scale (Wallston, Wallston, & DeVellis… CONTINUE READING

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