SELF-EFFICACY By N., Sam M.S. - 13 a capacity to bring about a desired result. To bring desired results by performing in an efficient way is known as self-efficacy. SELF-EFFICACY: "Self-efficacy is a capacity to bring about a desired result." Related Psychology Terms CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Dissociative Identity Disorder ORGANISMIC THEORY DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) CHILD PSYCHIATRY SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) SELF-CONCEPT TESTS Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams COLITIS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELF-EFFICACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-efficacy/ (accessed January 23, 2022).