Desire for Control: Personality, Social and Clinical Perspectives / Edition 1

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Overview

The desire for control is a general personality trait, relevant to many behaviors studied by both social and clinical psychologists. The current volume brings together a tremendous amount of research to provide a more complete picture of the subject. It will be an invaluable resource for the researcher hoping to build off of others' work.

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Burger, who first named the personality trait desire for control and who developed the Desirability of Control Scale, reports on the recent research related to issues of perceived or desired control and illustrates that individual differences in desire for control play an important role in many social and clinical phenomena. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Introduction. Measuring Desire for Control. Social Interactions. Social Influence. Achievement Behavior and Intrinsic Motivation. Attributions and Information Processing. Well-Being, Adjustment and Health. Depression. Gambling Behavior. Conclusion.
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