Patients with both disorders would benefit from treatment aimed at increasing internal locus of control
, learning to take responsibility for one's own decisions, increasing planning capacity, and improving perception of self-efficacy and satisfaction with one's abilities.
In a study of cancer patients, internal locus of control
was found positively correlated with higher levels of hope, whereas external locus of control was associated with lower levels of hope (Chang and Li 2002).
They also have an internal locus of control
, which means they more readily take responsibility for events and believe that they can have an effect on outcomes.
Post-hoc comparisons using the Least Squared Difference (LSD) test revealed that Internal locus of control
was higher for third-year students than for second-year students.
If people with internal locus of control
of high responsibility, mental health, more confidence in their willingness to cooperate with others and desire to progress and enjoy more confidence.
At some point, she developed an internal locus of control
(learned, and therefore the psychic runoff of someone else or multiple someones) and believed that, in the face of difficult situations, she could do something to mediate the outcome.
In addition, this relationship was moderated such that student athletes with lower levels of general self-efficacy and internal locus of control
benefited more from positive experiences with academic support services.
Studies have revealed that people with internal locus of control
(ILOCs) have higher levels of perceived autonomy at work (Spector & O'Connell, 1994), are more motivated, involved and feel more able to participate in decision making than externals (Kimmons & Greenhaus, 1976).
In a meta-analysis study, Ng, Sorensen and Eby (2006) examined the relationship of the personality variable locus of control (LOC) and various work outcomes and found that internal locus of control
was positively associated with favorable work outcomes.
In a research study conducted by Norco et al in modification of locus of control and viewpoint respect to drug consumption, it was concluded that internal locus of control
growth has more contribution in preventing addicted individuals from drug consumption as well.
Those with an internal locus of control
believe that it is their actions that determine the direction that their life takes.
Studies carried out on need for achievement (n-Ach; McClelland (1961)) and internal locus of control
by McClelland (1962) and that by Timmons (1978) exhibited variations within the locus of control framework for women, were not studied including the socio-background and psychosocial influences on psycho-entrepreneurial influences.