Predicting success in weight reduction as a function of locus of control: A unidimensional and multidimensional approach


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Abstract

Data from 34 females in an overweight treatment program show significant correlations between internal scores on Rotter's Internal-External Control Scale and both completion and success in the program. Locus of control should be considered in the selection of applicants for self-control weight reduction therapy. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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