Variable Details:

Source:

LaMontagne, Lynda L., Joseph T. Hepworth, and Frances Cohen (2000), "Effects of Surgery Type and Attention Focus on Children's Coping", Nursing Research, 49, 245-252.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • Whether the children have the belief that outcomes are contingent on one's own actions or that they are contingent on outside forces.


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Citations:

  • Nowicki, S., and B.R. Strickland (1973), "A locus of control scale for children", Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 40, 148-154. [Endnote]