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Master in School Counseling
The relationship between teenage pregnancy and locus of control was explored. Participants included 60 girls between the ages of 14 and 18. Thirty of these girls had given birth to a child in high school; the other 30 had not. The participants completed Levenson's IPC Locus of Control test. It was predicted that the re would be no relationship between the two groups and their locus of control . Belief in Internal Control, belief in Powerful Others, and belief in control by Chance were explored . It was found that there was no significant relationship between these factors and teenage pregnancy.
Yochum, Donra J., "A Study of the Relationship Between Locus of Control and Teen Pregnancy" (1996). Theses. 400.
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