Variable Details:

Source:

Perraud, Suzanne, Louis Fogg, and Edwin Kopytko (2006), "Predictive Validity of the Depression Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (DCSES)", Research in Nursing and health, 29, 147-160.
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Variable



Definition:

  • Self-efficacy beliefs related to the ability to perform tasks specific to coping with the symptoms of depression.


Item(s):

  • I am this percent confident that I will be able to recognize when I am blaming myself for my symptoms and try to stop.
  • I am this percent confident that confident that I will be able to engage in some sort of hobby or other activity like writing, reading, drawing, playing music, or working on projects.
  • I am this percent confident that I will be able to get up and so something relaxing if I cannot sleep.


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