Locus of control as a moderator of the relationship between medication barriers (e.g., side-effects, forgetting to take medication, and keeping track of pills) and anti-hypertensive medication adherence was examined. Baseline data were obtained from 588 hypertensive veterans. In general, fewer medication barriers, higher internal locus of control and lower external locus of control was associated with better hypertensive medication adherence. Furthermore, internal locus of control served as a moderator ( = −.74, p
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Document Type: Research Article
Center for Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Publication date: 2006-02-01
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