Prediction of depressiveness by locus of control, learned resourcefulness and sociotropy-autonomy in hemodialysis patients

Baydogan M., DAĞ İ.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.19, no.1, pp.19-28, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-28


Objective: The aims of the present study were to investigate the effects of various personality variables, namely, the locus of control beliefs, learned resourcefulness and sociotropy-autonomy in the prediction of the level of depressiveness in hemodialysis patients. The dependent variable of the study was not the depression but the level of depressiveness measured by the Beck Depression Inventory.