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A Study on Self-Efficacy and Health Behavior in Stroke Patients

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DOI: 10.23977/medsc.2023.040817 | Downloads: 9 | Views: 303


Zhang Rui 1, Meng Lirong 1


1 Macao Polytechnic University, Macau, China

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Meng Lirong


With the increasing aging population in China, the incidence of stroke has significantly risen, becoming a serious public health concern. Stroke has a negative impact on patients' quality of life and recovery. Therefore, it is essential to focus on improving the health behaviors of stroke patients to reduce the harm caused by stroke. This study aims to explore the relationship between self-efficacy in stroke patients and their health behaviors. The goal is to better understand the role of self-efficacy in stroke recovery and health management, providing valuable insights for improving the health behaviors of stroke patients. The results of the study indicate a positive correlation between self-efficacy in stroke patients and their health behaviors. Self-efficacy is derived from self-success experiences, experiences of others' success, verbal persuasion, and emotional states, all of which play a crucial role in patients' health behaviors. Enhancing patients' self-efficacy is beneficial for helping them better cope with stroke, improve the recovery process, and reduce the risk of disease recurrence. Therefore, in the nursing and rehabilitation of stroke patients, enhancing their self-efficacy is crucial and can be achieved through nursing interventions and health education. This not only improves the patients' recovery process but also enhances their quality of life.


Stroke, self-efficacy, health behavior, stroke patient care, health education


Zhang Rui, Meng Lirong, A Study on Self-Efficacy and Health Behavior in Stroke Patients. MEDS Clinical Medicine (2023) Vol. 4: 112-118. DOI:


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