TITLE

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LOCUS OF CONTROL AND ALCOHOL AND DRUG-RELATED BEHAVIORS IN TEENAGERS

AUTHOR(S)
Cox Jr., William F.; Luhrs, Joyce A.
PUB. DATE
December 1978
SOURCE
Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal;1978, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study of seventh, ninth, tenth and twelfth graders, classified as internal or external according to Rotter's Locus of Control Scale, that indicated whether or not and why they engaged in alcohol consumption or marijuana smoking behaviors. Suggestion of an interactive effect between peer culture influences and the locus of control variable; Reduction of predictions made from any single personality dimension by the complexity of motivations for human behaviors.
ACCESSION #
8651390

 

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