The sense of control as a moderator of social class differences in health and well-being.

@article{Lachman1998TheSO,
  title={The sense of control as a moderator of social class differences in health and well-being.},
  author={Margie Lachman and Stephanie L Weaver},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={763-73}
}
The authors examined social class differences in 2 aspects of the sense of control (mastery and perceived constraints) in 3 national probability samples of men and women ages 25-75 years (N1 = 1,014; N2 = 1,195; N3 = 3,485). Participants with lower income had lower perceived mastery and higher perceived constraints, as well as poorer health. Results of hierarchical multiple regression analyses showed that for all income groups, higher perceived mastery and lower perceived constraints were… CONTINUE READING
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