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Table 1 Theories and theoretical constructs

From: PRIME – PRocess modelling in ImpleMEntation research: selecting a theoretical basis for interventions to change clinical practice

Category of theory Theory Theoretical constructs
Motivational Theory of planned behaviour Behavioural intention
   Perceived behavioural control
   Attitude towards the behaviour
   Subjective norm
  Social cognitive theory Self-efficacy
Action Operant conditioning Anticipated consequences of the behaviour
   Frequency of performing the behaviour in the past
  Implementation intentions Extent of prior planning
  Leventhal's self-regulation theory Perceived identity of the condition
   Perceived cause of the condition
   Perceived controllability of the condition
   Perceived duration of condition
   Perceived consequences of condition
   Emotional response to the condition
Stage of change   Current stage of change