Evaluating if patient self-perceptions of competencies have an influence on biological indicators for cardio-metabolic health

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The purpose of this retrospective exploratory study was to evaluate how two important aspects of Bandura's theory, conviction of the importance of the behavior, and the self-efficacy to perform the behavior, motivates an individual to change or improve life style behaviors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e3-e6
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1 2011



  • Adherence
  • Health behaviors
  • Self-efficacy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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