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The Self-Efficacy Scale: Construction and Validation
Self-efficacy theory asserts that personal mastery expectations are the primary determinants of behavioral change. Further, it is suggested that individual differences in past experiences andExpand
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Protection motivation and self-efficacy: A revised theory of fear appeals and attitude change
The effects of fear appeals on persuasion were investigated in a factorial experiment that was designed to test a combined model of protection motivation theory and self-efficacy theory. AsExpand
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Self-Efficacy: The Power of Believing You Can
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Self-efficacy, adaptation, and adjustment: Theory, research, and application.
Introduction: Self-efficacy Theory: An Introduction J.E. Maddux. Applications in Clinical Psychology: Self-efficacy and Adjustment: Basic Principles and Issues J.E. Maddux, J. Lewis. Self-efficacyExpand
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Self-Efficacy Theory
In the course of even the most ordinary lives, people face an infinite number of decisions, problems, and challenges. Despite the statistics on the prevalence of emotional and behavioral dysfunction,Expand
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Social cognitive models of health and exercise behavior: An introduction and review of conceptual issues
Abstract This article reviews the major social cognitive models of adherence or compliance in health and exercise behavior and attempts to show that these models are more similar to each other thanExpand
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Habit, Health, and Happiness
The notion of habit figures prominently in theories of health-related behavior and in efforts to encourage people to develop consistency and regularity in the healthful behavior of daily life. TheExpand
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Relative contributions of protection motivation theory components in predicting exercise intentions and behavior.
A factorial design was employed to test the relative effectiveness of the four cognitive appraisal processes (severity, vulnerability, response efficacy, and self-efficacy) contained in the revisedExpand
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Abstract Research has found a negative relationship between proneness to experience shame and problematic relationships, but no relationship between proneness to guilt and relationship adjustment orExpand
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Positive Psychology and the Illness Ideology: Toward a Positive Clinical Psychology
This article challenges traditional views of the proper subject matter of clinical psychology, the nature of psychological adjustment and maladjustment, and the roles and functions of clinicalExpand
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