To eat or not to eat, that is the question: How can health psychology practitioners help people manage food safety?

Posted Posted in Automaticity, Habit, Self-efficacy

By Barbara Mullan, Curtin University, Australia Extent of the problem Every year, one in 10 people worldwide (approximately 600 million people) become ill after eating contaminated food, and as many as 420,000 people die. There are vast geographical differences in where these instances occur, with African, South-East Asian, and Eastern Mediterranean regions bearing the highest […]

Clienții dvs. Sunt defensivi? Cum poate ajuta afirmarea sinelui.

Posted Posted in Communication, Motivation, Self-affirmation, Self-efficacy

Peter Harris și Ian Hadden, Grupul de cercetare pe tema afirmării sinelui, School of Psychology, University of Sussex, UK Ați încercat vreodată să vă confruntați cu o situație pe care ați ignora-o? de exemplu un obicei nesănătos cum ar fi consumul excesiv de dulciuri sau tendința de a evita consultațiile medicale? Dacă da, nu sunteți […]

Auto-eficacitatea: credințe de tip “pot-să fac” care ajută oamenii să își schimbe stilul de viață

Posted Posted in Motivation, Self-efficacy

By Ralf Schwarzer, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany and SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Poland Changing behavior may often be desirable but difficult to do. For example, quitting smoking, eating healthily and sticking to a physical exercise regimen all require motivation, effort, and persistence. While many psychological factors play a role in behavior change, […]