- Stable vs. Unstable: Changing across time or unchanging across time.
- Global vs. Local: Universal throughout ones life or specific to a part of ones life.
- Internal vs. External: Cause of an event as within oneself or outside oneself.
By Elizabeth Scott, M.S., About.com Guide
Updated February 25, 2006
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