Personal Control in Social and Life Course Contexts
Steven H. Zarit, Leonard Irving Pearlin, Klaus Warner Schaie
Springer Publishing Company, 2003 - Psychology - 316 pages
The book explores the effects of mastery on coping abilities and diverse actions and dispositions such as alienation, social activities, and religious beliefs in older individuals. The practical implications of the concept of personal control are brought into focus, as the authors explore the design and development of interventions to enhance functioning.
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The Social Foundations of Personal Control in Late Life
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