The Psychological Record

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 297–308 | Cite as

Self-Control: Essence and Development

  • William L. Mikulas


The paper surveys practical knowledge about the act of self-control, particularly how to cultivate it. The discussion is organized around four totally interrelated components: awareness, intervention, sense of self, and sense of will.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • William L. Mikulas
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  1. 1.Faculty of PsychologyThe University of West FloridaPensacolaUSA

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