| Published: June 30, 2019
Social Support as a Variable of Modelator Relationship between Locus of Control and Depression in Chronic Disease Patients
Chronic disease is a sedentary disease and sometimes cannot be cured. Someone with chronic disease is not uncommon to experience depression because the disease can not heal so it interferes with daily activities. The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was a relationship between locus of control and depression in chronic diseases and whether social support as a moderation of the relationship between locus of control and depression in patients with chronic disease. The results obtained were the first hypothesis of locus of control proved to be negatively and significantly related to depression, and the second hypothesis namely social support was a moderating variable that weakened the relationship between LOC and depression.
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© 2019, Baitina. A., Hormansyah. R.D., Nur. A.E., & Latipun
Received: April 30, 2019; Revision Received: June 22, 2019; Accepted: June 30, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019