Predictor effect of Locus Of Control (LOC) on self-care activities and metabolic control in individuals with type 2 diabetes


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BÜYÜKKAYA BESEN D., GÜNÜŞEN N., Surucu H. A., Kosar C.

PEERJ, vol.4, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.7717/peerj.2722
  • Journal Name: PEERJ
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Type 2 diabetes, Turkey, Self-care activities, Locus of control, A1c, Nursing, GLYCEMIC CONTROL, BLOOD-GLUCOSE, CONTROL BELIEFS, GENDER-DIFFERENCES, HEALTH LITERACY, MANAGEMENT, POPULATION, ADJUSTMENT, ADHERENCE, MELLITUS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. Previous studies have examined the role of individuals' personal characteristics in diabetes management and used the locus of control theory to assess adherence to a diabetes management regimen. These studies have emphasized that having internal locus of control may be a protective factor in diabetes management.