Self-Efficacy, Adaptation, and Adjustment: Theory, Research, and Application

Hardcover | May 31, 1995

EditorJames E. Maddux

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Covering over fifteen years of research, this compilation offers the first comprehensive review of the relationships between self-efficacy, adaptation, and adjustment. It discusses topics such as depression, anxiety, addictive disorders, vocational and career choice, preventive behavior, rehabilitation, stress, academic achievement and instruction, and collective efficacy. Psychologists concerned with social cognition and practitioners in clinical counseling will find this an invaluable reference.

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Covering over fifteen years of research, this compilation offers the first comprehensive review of the relationships between self-efficacy, adaptation, and adjustment. It discusses topics such as depression, anxiety, addictive disorders, vocational and career choice, preventive behavior, rehabilitation, stress, academic achievement and...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:412 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:May 31, 1995Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306448750

ISBN - 13:9780306448751

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Self-efficacy Theory: An Introduction; J.E. Maddux. Applications in Clinical Psychology: Self-efficacy and Adjustment: Basic Principles and Issues; J.E. Maddux, J. Lewis. Self-efficacy and Anxiety and Phobic Disorders; S.L. Williams. Self-efficacy and Addictive Behaviors; C.C. DiClemente, et al. Self-efficacy and Depression; J.E. Maddux, L.J. Meier. Applications in Health Psychology: Self-efficacy and Healthy Behavior: Prevention, Promotion, and Detection; J.E. Maddux, et al. Self-efficacy and Recovery from Heart Attack: Implications for a Social-Cognitive Analysis of Exercise and Emotion; C.K. Ewart. Self-efficacy and the Physiological Stress and Response; A. O'Leary, S. Brown. Other Applications: Self-efficacy and Career Choice and Development; G. Hackett, N. Betz. Self-efficacy and Education and Instruction; D.M. Schunk. Collective Efficacy; S. Zaccaro, et al. Commentary: Self-efficacy and Outcome and Expectancy: A Concluding Commentary; I. Kirsch. On Rectifying Conceptual Ecumemism; A. Bandura. Looking for Common Ground: A Comment on Kirsch and Bandura; J.E. Maddux. Index.

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"This well-written text will enable scientists-practitioners to review the applications and limits of selected issues in self-efficacy. [...] Overall, the lucid, exuberant, and balanced presentations exemplify the necessary components of the construct under analysis." (Readings) "An excellent reference on self-efficacy theory and its applications in clinical, counseling, and health psychology [...] an important contribution to the literature." (Doody's Journal)