The self-efficacy questionnaire for depressed adolescents: a measure to predict the course of depression in depressed youth

Michael Gordon, Bruce John Tonge, Glenn Alexander Melvin

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Self-efficacy can be conceptualised as a person?s perception of their own ability to produce a desired outcome. Low self-efficacy has been reported to be a mediating variable in developing depression. The Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Depressed Adolescents (SEQ-DA) is a 12-item inventory, designed to measure self-perceived ability of the young person to cope with depressive symptoms. This paper presents further information on the psychometric properties of the SEQ-DA in a clinical sample of depressed adolescents
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47 - 54
Number of pages8
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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