D-Index & Metrics Best Publications
Psychology
Germany
2022

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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 104 Citations 55,071 363 World Ranking 280 National Ranking 10

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Psychology in Germany Leader Award

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Cognition
  • Social science

Ralf Schwarzer mainly focuses on Self-efficacy, Social psychology, Coping, Health action process approach and Developmental psychology. His Self-efficacy study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Rehabilitation, Clinical psychology, Cognition and Behavior change. The study incorporates disciplines such as Construct and Research question in addition to Social psychology.

His research integrates issues of Social support, Personality and Personal development in his study of Coping. His Health action process approach study combines topics in areas such as Health promotion, Volition and Action. The Developmental psychology study combines topics in areas such as Action planning, Personality Assessment Inventory, Working memory, Health psychology and Structural equation modeling.

His most cited work include:

  • Modeling Health Behavior Change: How to Predict and Modify the Adoption and Maintenance of Health Behaviors (1458 citations)
  • Self-Efficacy : Thought Control Of Action (1111 citations)
  • Is General Self-Efficacy a Universal Construct?1 (1035 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Ralf Schwarzer mainly investigates Self-efficacy, Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Clinical psychology and Psychological intervention. Ralf Schwarzer does research in Self-efficacy, focusing on Health action process approach specifically. His research in Developmental psychology intersects with topics in Structural equation modeling, Moderated mediation, Risk perception and Social cognition.

Ralf Schwarzer works mostly in the field of Social psychology, limiting it down to topics relating to Coping and, in certain cases, Cognition, as a part of the same area of interest. His biological study deals with issues like Intervention, which deal with fields such as Randomized controlled trial, Physical therapy, Young adult, Public health and Health promotion. His Psychological intervention research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Rehabilitation, Context and Physical exercise.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Self-efficacy (39.06%)
  • Developmental psychology (32.62%)
  • Social psychology (28.97%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Self-efficacy (39.06%)
  • Psychological intervention (21.89%)
  • Developmental psychology (32.62%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Self-efficacy, Psychological intervention, Developmental psychology, Health action process approach and Intervention. His Self-efficacy study deals with the bigger picture of Social psychology. His work carried out in the field of Psychological intervention brings together such families of science as Test and Public relations.

His study in Developmental psychology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Habit, Moderated mediation and Psychosocial. His studies deal with areas such as Structural equation modeling and Behavior change as well as Health action process approach. His work deals with themes such as Randomized controlled trial, Clinical psychology and Health psychology, which intersect with Intervention.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • I believe, therefore I achieve (and vice versa): A meta-analytic cross-lagged panel analysis of self-efficacy and academic performance (108 citations)
  • I believe, therefore I achieve (and vice versa): A meta-analytic cross-lagged panel analysis of self-efficacy and academic performance (108 citations)
  • A meta-analysis of the health action process approach. (105 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Internal medicine

His primary areas of study are Self-efficacy, Health action process approach, Developmental psychology, Psychological intervention and Social support. Self-efficacy is a subfield of Social psychology that Ralf Schwarzer studies. The Social cognitive theory research he does as part of his general Social psychology study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Outcome, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science.

His Health action process approach research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Structural equation modeling and Randomized controlled trial. His work in Developmental psychology addresses issues such as Health psychology, which are connected to fields such as Epistemology and Construct. His work investigates the relationship between Psychological intervention and topics such as Moderation that intersect with problems in Action, Confidence interval, Competence and Rehabilitation.

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Best Publications

The assessment of optimistic self-beliefs : Comparison of the German, Spanish, and Chinese versions of the general self-efficacy scale

Ralf Schwarzer;Judith Bäßler;Patricia Kwiatek;Kerstin Schröder.
Applied Psychology (1997)

5226 Citations

Self-Efficacy : Thought Control Of Action

Ralf Schwarzer.
(2014)

3035 Citations

Modeling Health Behavior Change: How to Predict and Modify the Adoption and Maintenance of Health Behaviors

Ralf Schwarzer.
Applied Psychology (2008)

2455 Citations

The general self-efficacy scale: multicultural validation studies.

Aleksandra Luszczynska;Urte Scholz;Ralf Schwarzer.
The Journal of Psychology (2005)

1823 Citations

Is General Self-Efficacy a Universal Construct?1

Urte Scholz;Benicio Gutiérrez Doña;Shonali Sud;Ralf Schwarzer.
European Journal of Psychological Assessment (2002)

1606 Citations

Bridging the intention–behaviour gap: Planning, self-efficacy, and action control in the adoption and maintenance of physical exercise

Falko F. Sniehotta;Urte Scholz;Ralf Schwarzer.
Psychology & Health (2005)

1455 Citations

Perceived Teacher Self-Efficacy as a Predictor of Job Stress and Burnout: Mediation Analyses

Ralf Schwarzer;Suhair Hallum.
Applied Psychology (2008)

1411 Citations

General self‐efficacy in various domains of human functioning: Evidence from five countries

Aleksandra Luszczynska;Benicio Gutiérrez‐Doña;Ralf Schwarzer.
International Journal of Psychology (2005)

1308 Citations

Self-efficacy in the adoption and maintenance of health behaviors: Theoretical approaches and a new model.

Ralf Schwarzer.
(1992)

1183 Citations

Social-cognitive predictors of health behavior: action self-efficacy and coping self-efficacy.

Ralf Schwarzer;Britta Renner.
Health Psychology (2000)

976 Citations

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