By Jerry M. Burger
This booklet is a cumulation of a study application that all started within the sum mer of 1978, whilst i used to be a doctoral scholar on the collage of Missouri. What all started as a graduate scholar' s interest approximately person vary ences in desire for private keep watch over ended in a character scale, a number of pub lications, a few extra questions, and extra examine. For purposes I not keep in mind, I named this character trait hope for regulate. One learn resulted in one other, and questions through scholars and co-workers frequently spurred me to use hope for keep watch over to new parts and new questions. while, researchers world wide all started utilizing the dimensions and sending me reprints of articles and copies of papers describing paintings they'd performed on wish for contro!. long ago decade or so, i've got talked or corresponded with dozens of scholars who've used the size of their doctoral dissertation and master's thesis study. i've got heard of or noticeable translations of the Desirability of keep an eye on Scale into German, Polish, jap, and French. there's additionally a kid's model of the dimensions. I estirnate that there have now been greater than 100 reports carried out on wish for contro!.
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Extra resources for Desire for Control: Personality, Social and Clinical Perspectives
We might predict from this analysis that people with a high desire for control are more careful than low desire for control people about how they reveal intimate information about themselves. A person with a high desire for control may be less likely to self-disclose intimate information until after the other person has self-disclosed. I examined the relationship between desire for control and selfdisclosure in an experiment with college undergraduates (Burger, 1990).
24 Musante et al. 22 Musante et al. (1983) Smith & O'Keeffe (1985) Burger (1985) Hatton et al. (1989) Lawler et al. (1990) Burger (unpublished) Strube (unpublished) Smith & O'Keeffe (1985) MEASURING DESIRE FOR CONTROL 23 higher on the GeneralDesire for Control factor and the Avoidance of Dependence factor than Type Bs. Although the pattern presented in the table gives a fairly clear and consistent picture, a few exceptions have been reported. Musante, MacDougall, Dembroski, and Van Horn (1983) failed to find a significant correlation between desire for control and an overall Type A score for the female subjects in their sample.
Although subsequent research indicates that this is not always the case and that perhaps one or more components that make up the Type A syndrome may be responsible for the link to health problems (Dembroski & Costa, 1987), there is ample evidence that some relationship between Type A personality and health exists. However, personality psychologists soon discovered that Type A 22 CHAPTER 2 people also differed from Type Bs on a large number of predictable behavioral measures. Reviewing this vast literature is weIl beyond the scope of this book, but one very relevant aspect of this research deserves mention.