The GSES-12 is a 10-item psychometric scale that is designed to assess optimistic self-beliefs to cope with a variety of difficult demands in life. . Perceived self-efficacy is a prospective and operative construct. Each items is scored from 1 (=not at all true) to 4 (=exactly true).
Year: 1982 Authors: Sherer et al. Disease: COPD Outcome: Self-efficacy
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Measure: Self-efficacy
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 2
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Scale: Higher scores are better, scores range from 10-40 Reference: Sherer, M., Maddux, J. E., Mercandante, B., Prentice-Dunn, S., Jacobs, B., & Rogers, R. W. (1982). The Self-Efficacy Scale: Construction and Validation. Psychological Reports, 51(2), 663–671.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: Yes 10.2466/pr0.1982.51.2.663