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Descriptor English: Self Efficacy
Descriptor Spanish: Autoeficacia
Descriptor Portuguese: Autoeficácia
Descriptor French: Auto-efficacité
Entry term(s): Efficacy, Self
Tree number(s): F01.752.747.792.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020377
Scope note: 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)
Previous Indexing: Self Concept (1969-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
DeCS ID: 33883
Unique ID: D020377
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/11
Self Efficacy - Preferred
Concept UI M0030017
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Self Efficacy
Entry term(s) Efficacy, Self



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