Health Locus of Control and Available Coping Resources: Do Elderly "Internals" Have an Advantage?

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between health attribution and the availability of organized internal resources and response style as measured by the Four Square of the Rorschach Inkblot Test. Forty-two subjects participated in this study. Six major hypotheses were explored in the study. None of the hypotheses was statistically significant. Several factors may have contributed to these results. The small sample size and the homogeneity of the sample limited the investigator's ability to interpret the results of the study. Statistically, health attribution may not be conceptually related to organized internal resources and response style since ... continued below

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Houtz, Andrew W. (Andrew William) August 1989.

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between health attribution and the availability of organized internal resources and response style as measured by the Four Square of the Rorschach Inkblot Test. Forty-two subjects participated in this study. Six major hypotheses were explored in the study. None of the hypotheses was statistically significant. Several factors may have contributed to these results. The small sample size and the homogeneity of the sample limited the investigator's ability to interpret the results of the study. Statistically, health attribution may not be conceptually related to organized internal resources and response style since physical and emotional distress may require different coping mechanisms.

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Houtz, Andrew W. (Andrew William). Health Locus of Control and Available Coping Resources: Do Elderly "Internals" Have an Advantage?, thesis, August 1989; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500673/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .