Control Issues: Signs, Causes, & Ways to Overcome
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “What Are Control Issues?” and three new tips to “How to Be Less Controlling”. New material written by Eric Patterson, LPC, and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Davina Tiwari, MSW, RSW, CSFT
Reviewer: Trishanna Sookdeo, MD, MPH, FAAFP