Theoretical aspects of goal-setting and motivation in rehabilitation

  title={Theoretical aspects of goal-setting and motivation in rehabilitation},
  author={Richard J. Siegert and William John Taylor},
  journal={Disability and Rehabilitation},
  pages={1 - 8}
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to provide rehabilitation theorists and researchers with an introduction to some key theories of goals and motivation from the field of social cognition and to argue for increased dialogue between the two disciplines. Method: The use of goals and goal-setting in rehabilitation is briefly surveyed and the somewhat ambivalent attitude toward the concept of motivation in the rehabilitation literature is highlighted. Three major contributors to the study of… 

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