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Table 2 Theoretical Domain Framework

From: Perceived barriers and facilitators to uptake of non-traditional roles by pharmacists in Saudi Arabia and implications for COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: a qualitative study using Theoretical Domain Framework

TDF Domain Definition
Knowledge An awareness of existence of something
Skills An ability or proficiency acquired through practice
Social/professional role and identity A coherent set of behaviors and displayed personal qualities of an individual in a social or work setting
Belief about capabilities Acceptance of the truth, reality, or validity about an ability, talent, or facility that a person can put into constructive use
Optimism The confidence that things will happen for the best or that desired goals will be obtained
Belief about consequences Acceptance of truth, reality or validity about outcomes of behavior in a given situation
Reinforcement Increasing the probability of a response by arranging a dependent relationship, or contingency, between the response and given stimuli
Intentions A conscious decision to perform a behavior or a resolve to act in a certain way
Goals Mental representations of outcomes or end states that an individual wants to achieve
Memory, attention and decision processes The ability to retain information, focus selectively on aspects of environment, and choose between two or more alternatives
Environmental context and resources Any circumstance of a person’s situation or environment that discourages or encourages the development of skills and abilities, independence, social competence, and adaptive behavior
Social influences Those interpersonal processes that can cause individuals to change their thoughts, feelings, or behavior
Emotions A complex reaction pattern, involving experiential, behavioral and physiological elements by which the individual attempts to deal with a personally significant matter or event
Behavioral regulation Anything aimed at managing or changing objectively observed or measured actions
  1. Adapted from [19]
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