Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Perceived ControlTheory, Research, and Practice in the First 50 Years$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

John W. Reich and Frank J. Infurna

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190257040

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257040.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 24 April 2019

Three Generations of Research on Perceived Control

Three Generations of Research on Perceived Control

Chapter:
(p.171) 8 Three Generations of Research on Perceived Control
Source:
Perceived Control
Author(s):

Patricia Frazier

Howard Tennen

Liza Meredith

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257040.003.0008

In this chapter, the authors describe their research on the role of perceived control in adjusting to stressful life events. Howard Tennen begins the historical account by revisiting his experimental studies of perceived control in the 1970s and his transition to field research on the role of control in adjusting to health challenges. Patricia Frazier continues the story with her research in the 1990s on the role of attributions in adjustment to rape and then to the development and testing of a temporal model of control. Liza Meredith describes the translational work she has done with Frazier on developing and testing interventions to increase a sense of personal control.

Keywords:   perceived control, attributions, health, temporal model of control, interventions

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .