Table 2

Theoretical domains and their component constructs
Domains Constructs
1. Knowledge Knowledge
Knowledge about condition/scientific rationale
Schemas, mindsets and illness representations
Procedural knowledge
2. Skills Skills
Competence/ability/skill assessment
Interpersonal skills
Coping strategies
3. Social/professional role and identity Identity
Professional identity/boundaries/role
Group/social identity
Social/group norms
Alienation/organisational commitment
4. Beliefs about capabilities Self-efficacy
Control – of behaviour and material and social environment
Perceived competence
Self-confidence/professional confidence
Empowerment
Self-esteem
Perceived behavioural control
Optimism/pessimism
5. Beliefs about consequences Outcome expectancies
Anticipated regret
Appraisal/evaluation/review
Consequences
Attitudes
Contingencies
Reinforcement/punishment/consequences
Incentives/rewards
Beliefs
Unrealistic optimism
Salient events/sensitisation/critical incidents
Characteristics of outcome expectancies – physical, social, emotional; sanctions/rewards, proximal/distal, valued/not valued, probable/improbable, salient/not salient, perceived risk/threat
6. Motivation and goals Intention; stability of intention/certainty of intention
Goals (autonomous, controlled)
Goal/target setting
Goal priority
Intrinsic motivation
Commitment
Distal and proximal goals
Transtheoretical model and stages of change
7. Memory, attention and decision processes Memory
Attention
Attention control
Decision making
8. Environmental context and resources Resources/material resources (availability and management)
Environmental stressors
Person x environment interaction
Knowledge of task environment
9. Social influences Social support
Social/group norms
Organisational development
Leadership
Team working
Group conformity
Organisational climate/culture
Social pressure
Power/hierarchy
Professional boundaries/roles
Management commitment
Supervision
Inter-group conflict
Champions
Social comparisons
Identity; group/social identity
Organisational commitment/alienation
Feedback
Conflict – competing demands, conflicting roles
Change management
Crew resource management
Negotiation
Social support: personal/professional/organisational, intra/interpersonal, society/community
Social/group norms: subjective, descriptive, injunctive norms
Learning and modelling
10. Emotion Affect
Stress
Anticipated regret
Fear
Burn-out
Cognitive overload/tiredness
Threat
Positive/negative affect
Anxiety/depression
11. Behavioural regulation Goal/target setting
Implementation intention
Action planning
Action planning
Self-monitoring
Goal priority
Generating alternatives
Feedback
Moderators of intention-behaviour gap
Project management
Barriers and facilitators
12. Nature of behaviours Routine/automatic/habit
Breaking habit
Direct experience/past behaviour
Representation of tasks
Stages of change model

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Mazza et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:36   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-36

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