The brief 13-item SCS was utilized to assess general self-control. On each item, participants had to indicate to what extent they agreed with the statement on a 5-point Likert scale ranging from ‘not at all like me’ (1) to ‘very much like me’(5). Example items are ‘I am good at resisting temptation’ and ‘sometimes I can’t stop myself from doing something, even if I know it is wrong’.
Year: 2004 Authors: Tangney Disease: Obesity Outcome: Self-efficacy
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Measure: Self-efficacy
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better Reference: Tangney, J. P., Baumeister, R. F., & Boone, A. L. (2004). High self-control predicts good adjustment, less pathology, better grades, and interpersonal success. Journal of personality, 72(2), 271–324. 
Target population: General population Focus Generic Notes Also for adolescents Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Unclear Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: No 10.1111/j.0022-3506.2004.00263.x