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Motivation - Part Five

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

A look at self-efficacy and how it can be maximised in patients.

A look at the internal factors of motivation, namely self efficacy, and how to hone in on it. Health practitioners can manipulate the factors that surround a patient's rehabilitation to increase their motivation. These factors can be external, such as environment, or internal factors, such as a sense of self-competence or, the one we're going to focus on here, self-efficacy. In the mid-1950s Canadian psychologist Albert Bandu...

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