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Health: The Basics (13th Edition)
13th Edition
ISBN: 9780134709680
Chapter 1
Problem 1WDYT
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Summary Introduction

To discuss: Internal and external locus of control.


Locus of control is the point where people hold power on the events that occur to them in lives. The individuals with internal locus consider that they are able to influence outcomes of their actions. However, some people keep blaming outside forces for everything are considered to be in an external locus of control.

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Mr. X has external locus of control as he is more driven by external factors like third party thoughts and beliefs. He gets easily depressed and gives up. He keeps grudging and displays anxiety. This person fears a lot for facing challenges and brings unwanted muscle tension.

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