PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY

postulated by Albert Bandura as a primary determinant of emotional and motivational conditions and behavioral change, a person's subjective comprehension of their capacity for performance in a chosen environment or capacity to achieve favored outcomes.

PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY: "Understand a patient's perceived self-efficacy is not small task, even for the skilled therapy professional."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perceived-self-efficacy/ (accessed March 25, 2020).
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