American and Korean adolescents' physical and mental health self-efficacy.

@article{Froman1999AmericanAK,
  title={American and Korean adolescents' physical and mental health self-efficacy.},
  author={Robin Dawn Froman and Steven V Owen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={51-8}
}
Self-efficacy beliefs are thought to have causal influence on behavior, helping to explain what tasks people approach, persevere at, or abandon. Few cross-cultural studies of adolescents' self-efficacy beliefs have been conducted or reported. We compared physical and mental health self-efficacy beliefs of Korean and American high school students. A Korean… CONTINUE READING