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The relationships among paranormal beliefs \ locus of control and psychopathology in a Turkish college sample

  title={The relationships among paranormal beliefs \ locus of control and psychopathology in a Turkish college sample},
  author={Tobacyk Milford and Davies Kirkby},
The relationships among paranormal beliefs\ locus of control and psychiatric symptomatology were investigated in a Turkish college sample of 249 participants "122 females and 006 males#[ The data were collected with the Turkish version of Tobacyk|s revised Paranormal Belief Scale "PBS!R#\ Rotter|s Internal! External Locus of Control Scale "IELOC#\ and Symptom Check List!89!Revised "SCL!89!R#[ Small but signi_cant positive correlations between the global scores of PBS!R and IELOC Scale "r 9[20… 

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