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Title: Anxiety, locus of control and appraisal of air pollution

100 residents of Santiago de Chile took part in a study of the relationship among locus of control, trait-anxiety, and perception of air pollution. Concern over the problem of atmospheric pollution and number of antipollution measures taken was related to trait-anxiety. Locus of control was associated with variation in awareness of pollution hazard.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6174356
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Percept. Motor Skills; (United States); Journal Volume: 64
Research Org:
Universidad Metropolitan de Ciencias de la Educacion, Santiago de Chile
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; AIR POLLUTION; HEALTH HAZARDS; CHILE; PUBLIC OPINION; SURVEYS; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; HAZARDS; LATIN AMERICA; POLLUTION; SOUTH AMERICA 550100* -- Behavioral Biology; 500200 -- Environment, Atmospheric-- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport-- (-1989)