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Locus of control as moderator: an explanation for additive versus interactive findings in the demand-discretion model of work stress?

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Research based on Karasek's (1979) model of work stress has produced conflicting results; although some evidence of the demand X discretion interactions predicted by the model has been reported, most studies have failed to demonstrate interactive effects in relation to mental health outcomes. The present article investigates locus of control (LOC) as a potential moderator of demand/discretion effects. In a sample of civil servants (N = 590), regression analyses demonstrated a three-way LOC X ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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British journal of psychology (London, England : 1953) More from this journal
Volume:
82 ( Pt 3)
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-312
Publication date:
1991-08-01
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ISSN:
0007-1269
Language:
English
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pubs:5936
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uuid:8cdf333e-2d37-4080-9f61-916b9e9c64f9
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pubs:5936
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5936
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2012-12-19

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