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The role of family function in locus of control of adolescent girls in Isfahan
Zakieh Nikzad , Mahrokh Keshvari , Ziba Farajzadegan
Department of Community Health Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran. , keshvari@med.mui.ac.ir
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Introduction: Family is one of the most important elements to form human's personality. Source or locus of control  is a of personality characteristics that important influence have on the individuals behavior, the formation and the human capacity to condition control and environmental events. Purpose of this study is to investigate the role of family function in locus of control  of adolescent girls in Isfahan city.
Methods: This was a descriptive- correlational study. For this purpose, 355 of  high school girl students were studying  in first and second grades during 2014-2015 in Isfahan city  that were selected by by multi-step cluster random Sampling. Data were collected by demographic characteristics questionnaire ,family assessment devices (FAD) and Levenson multi-dimensional locus of control .The reliability approved  base on similar studies for  family assessment devices by (Cronbach's alpha = 0.93) and multi-dimensional locus of control  by  Kuder–Richardson Formula 20 (KR-20) for dimention Internal (I), Powerful Others (P) and Chance  were (C) o.52, 071 and 0.68, respectively.
Results: Multiple regression analysis showed that between of family function dimentional were predictive role  for emotional responses (B=-2.44, P=0.03) and  role (B=2.49, P=0.03) of internal control. Family function dimentional have nt,   predictive role for external control score.
Conclusion: The results indicate that family function  had an average in majority of subjects and  between dimensions were better performance in  control of behavior, emotional responses and role.
Keywords: Adolescents, family, Locus of Control, family function
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/05/28 | Accepted: 2017/06/11 | Published: 2017/12/9
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