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Control Cognitions and Causal Attributions as Predictors of Fatigue Severity in a Community Sample

Wells, Lesley; Thorsteinsson, Einar; Brown, Rhonda


Control cognitions and causal attributions of fatigue were examined in relation to Weiner's Causal Attribution theory in a community sample. Participants were 97 females and 43 males, aged 18-83 years. Weiner's dimensions of stability and uncontrollability and physical and psychosocial attributions of fatigue were related to fatigue severity. Escape-avoidance coping mediated between psychosocial causal attributions of fatigue to fatigue; whereas planful problem-solving and exercise moderated...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1080/00224545.2011.586655


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