SECONDARY CONTROL

Behavior pattern which does not directly control the environment, but is intended to alter oneself to be more compatible with the environment by implementation of changes in values, priorities, or behaviors. Compare with: primary control. See: locus of control.

SECONDARY CONTROL: "Secondary control is an indirect method of controlling one's environment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SECONDARY CONTROL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-control/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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