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Title: Health locus of control and depressive symptoms among adolescents in Alexandria, Egypt
Authors: Afifi, M.
Issue Date: 2007
Language: English
Abstract: The aim of this work was to investigate the association of health locus of control with depression among adolescents in Alexandria, Egypt. The tools used were a self-report questionnaire covering demographic data and some factors associated with depression, the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control scale and the Child Depression Inventory. Adolescents with low internal health locus of control and high chance external health locus of control were more likely to have depressive symptoms than others in bivariate and multivariate analysis. The study findings demonstrated an association between health locus of control and adolescent depression
Description: 1043-1052
Keywords: Depression
Health Education
Behavior
Questionnaires
Culture
Subject: Internal-External Control
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117345
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1305/13_5_2007_1043_1052.pdf
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