Role of affective self-regulatory efficacy in diverse spheres of psychosocial functioning.

  title={Role of affective self-regulatory efficacy in diverse spheres of psychosocial functioning.},
  author={A. Bandura and G. V. Caprara and C. Barbaranelli and M. Gerbino and C. Pastorelli},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={74 3},
  • A. Bandura, G. V. Caprara, +2 authors C. Pastorelli
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • This prospective study with 464 older adolescents (14 to 19 years at Time 1; 16 to 21 years at Time 2) tested the structural paths of influence through which perceived self-efficacy for affect regulation operates in concert with perceived behavioral efficacy in governing diverse spheres of psychosocial functioning. Self-efficacy to regulate positive and negative affect is accompanied by high efficacy to manage one's academic development, to resist social pressures for antisocial activities, and… CONTINUE READING
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