Controlling ourselves, controlling our world: Psychology's role in understanding positive and negative consequences of seeking and gaining control.

Volume: 51, Issue: 12, Pages: 1213 - 1230
Published: Dec 1, 1996
Abstract
This article begins by examining psychology's contributions to understanding the positive consequences of control for individual mental and physical health. Person-environment control mismatches and the negative personal, interpersonal, and societal consequences of seeking and having control are then discussed. As corrections to mismatches and negative consequences, three methods of analyses are provided. First, definitional and conceptual...
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Title
Controlling ourselves, controlling our world: Psychology's role in understanding positive and negative consequences of seeking and gaining control.
DOI
Published Date
Dec 1, 1996
Journal
Volume
51
Issue
12
Pages
1213 - 1230
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