publication . Article . 2011

Phase-specific self-efficacy

Nina Knoll; Oliver Gralla; Urte Scholz; Silke Burkert; Jan Roigas;
Open Access English
  • Published: 22 Jun 2011
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Abstract
Objective. Beliefs in one's ability to perform a task or behaviour successfully are described as self-efficacy beliefs (Bandura, 1977). Since individuals have to deal with differing demands during a behaviour-change process, they form phase-specific self-efficacy beliefs directed at these respective challenges. The present study, based on the Health Action Process Approach (Schwarzer, 2001), examines the theoretical differentiation, relative importance, and differential effects of four phase-specific self-efficacy beliefs, including task self-efficacy, preactional self-efficacy, maintenance self-efficacy, and recovery self-efficacy. Design. In a prospective long...
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free text keywords: Institute of Psychology, 150 Psychology, Applied Psychology, General Medicine, Prostatectomy, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Health action process approach, Differential effects, Moderation, Pelvic floor, medicine.anatomical_structure, Self-efficacy, Developmental psychology, Multilevel model, Psychology, Longitudinal study, ddc:150
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