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The Role of Locus of Control and Perceived Stress in Dealing with Unemployment during Economic Crisis

@article{Brouskeli2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of Locus of Control and Perceived Stress in Dealing with Unemployment during Economic Crisis},
  author={Vasiliki Brouskeli and Angelos Markos},
  journal={Research on humanities and social sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={95-102}
}
  • Vasiliki Brouskeli, Angelos Markos
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Research on humanities and social sciences
  • This study aimed to examine the psychological profile of unemployed people during economic crisis. Specifically, we studied the relationships between locus of control (LOC), perceived stress, maintenance of health behaviors such as smoking, drinking and exercising and the optimism about finding a new job. Participants were 201 Greek unemployed, ranging from 20 to 64 years old. Measures included, among others, a short form of LOC Scale, the 14-item Perceived Stress Scale, as well as health… CONTINUE READING

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