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Descriptor English: Internal-External Control
Descriptor Spanish: Control Interno-Externo
Descriptor control interno-externo
Entry term(s) controles externos-internos
locus de control
sensación de control
Scope note: Constructo de personalidad que hace referencia a la percepción de un individuo sobre el lugar de los acontecimientos que queda determinado internamente por su propia conducta frente al destino, suerte o fuerzas externas. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1996)
Descriptor Portuguese: Controle Interno-Externo
Descriptor French: Contrôle interne-externe
Entry term(s): Control Locus
Control, External-Internal
Controls, External-Internal
Controls, Internal-External
External-Internal Control
Internal-External Controls
Locus of Control
Sense of Control
Tree number(s): F01.829.379
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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).
Previous Indexing: Perception (1966-1971)
Self Concept (1969-1971)
Social Control, Informal (1968-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
DeCS ID: 7550
Unique ID: D007389
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Internal-External Control - Preferred
Concept UI M0011520
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).
Preferred term Internal-External Control
Entry term(s) Control, External-Internal
Controls, External-Internal
Controls, Internal-External
External-Internal Control
Internal-External Controls
Sense of Control
Locus of Control - Broader
Concept UI M0011521
Preferred term Locus of Control
Entry term(s) Control Locus



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