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Internal-External Control MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Internal-External Control
Tree Number(s)
F01.829.379
Unique ID
D007389
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007389
Scope Note
Personality construct referring to an individual's perception of the locus of events as determined internally by his or her own behavior versus fate, luck, or external forces. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1996).
Entry Term(s)
External-Internal Control
Locus of Control
Sense of Control
Previous Indexing
Perception (1966-1971)
Self Concept (1969-1971)
Social Control, Informal (1968-1971)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30

No Qualifiers
Internal-External Control Preferred
Locus of Control Broader
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