Year: 1999 Source: Psychological Reports, v.85, no.2, (October 1999), p.393-396 SIEC No: 20011304

The concept of belief of locus of control is explored for its relevance in crisis intervention & suicide prevention. Although research into the association has produced inconsistent findings, the counsellor has rich possibilities for intervention, especially if belief in locus of control is explored along with feelings of powerlessness & helplessness. (8 refs.)