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Table 3 Domain definitions

From: Measuring determinants of implementation behavior: psychometric properties of a questionnaire based on the theoretical domains framework

Domain Definition
D1 Knowledge An awareness of the existence of something.
D2 Skills An ability or proficiency acquired through practice.
D3 Social/professional and role and identity A coherent set of behaviors and displayed personal qualities of an individual in a social or work setting.
D4 Beliefs about capabilities Acceptance of the truth, reality, or validity about an ability, talent, or facility that a person can put to constructive use.
D5 Optimism The confidence that things will happen for the best or that desired goals will be attained.
D6 Beliefs about consequences Acceptance of the truth, reality, or validity about outcomes of a behavior in a given situation.
D7 Intentions A conscious decision to perform a behavior or a resolve to act in a certain way.
D8 Goals Mental representations of outcomes or end states that an individual wants to achieve.
D9 Innovation Any characteristics of the innovation that discourages or encourages the development of skills and abilities, independence, social competence, and adaptive behavior.
D10 Socio-political context Any characteristics of the socio-political context that discourages or encourages the development of skills and abilities, independence, social competence, and adaptive behavior.
D11 Organization Any characteristics of the organization that discourages or encourages the development of skills and abilities, independence, social competence, and adaptive behavior.
D12 Patient Any characteristics of the patient that discourages or encourages the development of skills and abilities, independence, social competence, and adaptive behavior.
D13 Innovation strategy Any characteristics of the innovation strategy that discourages or encourages the development of skills and abilities, independence, social competence, and adaptive behavior.
D14 Social influences Those interpersonal processes that can cause individuals to change their thoughts, feelings, or behaviors.
D15 Positive emotions A complex positive reaction pattern, involving experiential, behavioral, and physiological elements, by which the individual attempts to deal with a personally significant matter or event.
D16 Negative emotions A complex negative reaction pattern, involving experiential, behavioral, and physiological elements, by which the individual attempts to deal with a personally significant matter or event.
D17 Behavioral regulation Anything aimed at managing or changing objectively observed or measured actions.
D18 Nature of the behaviors The nature of the aggregate of all responses made by an individual in any situation.
  1. Note. All domain definitions, except for the definition of the domain ‘Nature of the behaviors,’ were based on definitions from Cane et al. [29], who derived their definitions from the American Psychological Associations’ Dictionary of Psychology [67].