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The curriculum was used as part of the overall program. One researcher (Stahl, 1977) looked at the possibility that nonbehavioral means could change locus of control orientation. In that study, 394 fourth and fifth graders in the experimental group received classroom group guidance programs, while 373 comparable youngsters received no such guidance. An unanticipated but significant change was found in favor of the control group. Judging from these efforts to change the locus of control orientations of children, it seems apparent that the most successful behavioral interventions are those that are long term and broad based.

Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Oregon, 1976. 2. NOWICKI-STRICKLAND LIFE-SPAN SCALES : 45 Drwal, R. Locus of control and self-acceptance as related to the subcultural role in a juvenile reformatory. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 1977, 8, 223-229. Duke, M. , & Cohen, B. Locus of control as an indicator of patient cooperation. Journal of the American College of Dentistry, 1975, 42, 174-178. Duke, M. , & Fenhagen, U. Self-parental alienation and locus of control in delinquent girls.

Unpublished honors thesis, Emory University, 1982. , & Faw, T. Three measures of locus of control: What do they measure? Journal of Personality Assessment, in press. Liss, F. If the wind doesn't blow—row. An attempted modification of children's internalexternal locus of control. Unpublished master's thesis, Reed College, 1974. Little, V. , & Kendall, P. C. Note on locus of control and academic achievement in institutionalized juvenile delinquents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 1978, 6(2), 281-283.

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