Self-Efficacy, Adaptation, and Adjustment

Theory, Research, and Application

  • James E. Maddux

Part of the The Plenum Series in Social/Clinical Psychology book series (SSSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. James E. Maddux
      Pages 3-33
  3. Applications in Clinical Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. James E. Maddux, John Lewis
      Pages 37-68
    3. S. Lloyd Williams
      Pages 69-107
    4. Carlo C. DiClemente, Scott K. Fairhurst, Nancy A. Piotrowski
      Pages 109-141
    5. James E. Maddux, Lisa J. Meier
      Pages 143-169
  4. Applications in Health Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. James E. Maddux, Lawrence Brawley, Angela Boykin
      Pages 173-202
    3. Craig K. Ewart
      Pages 203-226
    4. Ann O’Leary, Shirley Brown
      Pages 227-246
  5. Other Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Gail Hackett, Nancy E. Betz
      Pages 249-280
    3. Dale H. Schunk
      Pages 281-303
    4. Stephen J. Zaccaro, Virginia Blair, Christopher Peterson, Michelle Zazanis
      Pages 305-328
  6. Commentary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Irving Kirsch
      Pages 331-345
    3. Albert Bandura
      Pages 347-375
    4. James E. Maddux
      Pages 377-385
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 387-395

About this book


Covering over fifteen years of research, this compilation offers the first comprehensive review of the relationships between self-efficacy, adaptation, and adjustment. Following a general overview of self-efficacy, renowned researchers discuss important topics such as depression, anxiety, addictive disorders, vocational and career choice, preventive behavior, rehabilitation, stress, academic achievement and instruction, and collective efficacy. Psychologists concerned with social cognition and practitioners in clinical counseling will find this an invaluable reference.


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Editors and affiliations

  • James E. Maddux
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-6498-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-6868-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2528
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