Two studies were conducted to investigate the effects of perceived control in two men's prisons, one housing 181 inmates and the other housing 623 inmates. In both prisons, inmates' perceived control over the environment was found to be significantly related to their ratings of their living accommodations, experienced stress, and physical symptoms, even when type of cell was held constant.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Journal of Applied Social Psychology|
|State||Published - Aug 1986|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Psychology