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Título: Exploration of an agentic construct that impacts health behaviors in general population
Autor: Ribeiro, José Luís Pais
Palavras-chave: Hope
Health education
Self regulation
Health outcomes
Data: 2012
Editora: Scientific Research
Citação: 9
Resumo: Hope is defined as the perceived capability to derive pathways to desired goals. The aims of the present study are to discuss hope as a self-regulation construct. Method: The study includes a convenience sample of 615 individuals from the community, 51.1% females. They fill a questionnaire that includes demo-graphic information, disease behavior, health satisfaction, quality of life, and the Hope Scale. Results: Results suggest a statistically significant relation between hope and outcomes of good health. Conclusions: We can conclude that hope, especially agency thinking, can be an interesting variable to be considered in studies about subjective aspects of health.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.12/2495
ISSN: 2152-7180
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