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Table 3 Theoretical domains[24]

From: Using behavioural theories to optimise shared haemodialysis care: a qualitative intervention development study of patient and professional experience

Domain (definition) Constructs included
Knowledge (An awareness of the existence of something) Knowledge (including knowledge of condition/scientific rationale)
Procedural knowledge
Knowledge of task environment
Skills (An ability or proficiency acquired through practice) Skills
Skills development
Competence
Ability
Interpersonal skills
Practice
Skill assessment
Social/Professional Role and Identity (A coherent set of behaviours and displayed personal qualities of an individual in a social or work setting) Professional identity
Professional role
Social identity
Identity
Professional boundaries
Professional confidence
Group identity
Leadership
Organisational commitment
Beliefs about Capabilities (Acceptance of the truth, reality, or validity about an ability, talent, or facility that a person can put to constructive use) Self-confidence
Perceived competence
Self-efficacy
Perceived behavioural control
Beliefs
Self-esteem
Empowerment
Professional confidence
Optimism (The confidence that things will happen for the best or that desired goals will be attained) Optimism
Pessimism
Unrealistic optimism
Identity
Beliefs about Consequences (Acceptance of the truth, reality, or validity about outcomes of a behaviour in a given situation) Beliefs
Outcome expectancies
Characteristics of outcome expectancies
Anticipated regret
Consequents
Reinforcement (Increasing the probability of a response by arranging a dependent relationship, or contingency, between the response and a given stimulus) Rewards (proximal / distal, valued / not valued, probable / improbable)
Incentives
Punishment
Consequents
Reinforcement
Contingencies
Sanctions
Intentions (A conscious decision to perform a behaviour or a resolve to act in a certain way) Stability of intentions
Stages of change model
Transtheoretical model and stages of change
Goals (Mental representations of outcomes or end states that an individual wants to achieve) Goals (distal / proximal)
Goal priority
Goal / target setting
Goals (autonomous / controlled)
Action planning
Implementation intention
Memory, Attention and Decision Processes (The ability to retain information, focus selectively on aspects of the environment and choose between two or more alternatives) Memory
Attention
Attention control
Decision making
Cognitive overload / tiredness
Environmental Context and Resources (Any circumstance of a person’s situation or environment that discourages or encourages the development of skills and abilities, independence, social competence, and adaptive behaviour) Environmental stressors
Resources / material resources
Organisational culture /climate
Salient events / critical incidents
Person x environment interaction
Barriers and facilitators
Social influences (Those interpersonal processes that can cause individuals to change their thoughts, feelings, or behaviours) Social pressure
Social norms
Group conformity
Social comparisons
Group norms
Social support
Power
Intergroup conflict
Alienation
Group identity
Modelling
Emotion (A complex reaction pattern, involving experiential, behavioural, and physiological elements, by which the individual attempts to deal with a personally significant matter or event) Fear
Anxiety
Affect
Stress
Depression
Positive / negative affect
Burn-out
Behavioural Regulation (Anything aimed at managing or changing objectively observed or measured actions) Self-monitoring
Breaking habit
Action planning
  1. Note. All definitions are based on definitions from the American Psychological Associations’ Dictionary of Psychology.