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Self Efficacy

"Self Efficacy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Cognitive mechanism based on expectations or beliefs about one's ability to perform actions necessary to produce a given effect. It is also a theoretical component of behavior change in various therapeutic treatments. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Self Efficacy" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Self Efficacy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.