Health Behaviors and Patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) : Role of Self-efficacy


  • Chayanis Chobarunsitti Faculty of Nursing, Suan Dusit University
  • Sattha Prakobchai Faculty of Nursing, Suan Dusit University


Coronary artery disease, Health behavior, Self-efficacy


Cardiac disease is a major risk of mortality and morbidity globally. Patient with Coronary artery diseases are more likely than other chronic disease in poor health behavior either pre-treatment or post-treatment. Even though cardiac patients tried to seek the ways to promote their health, they might face with the difficulties to change the behavior. Numerous studies showed that self-efficacy plays a crucial role as a buffer to perform activity as reflect personal beliefs and confidence. We synthesize the evidences on self-efficacy and health behavior regarding smoking behavior, alcohol consumption, eating behavior, physical activity or exercise behavior and stress management.We found that most of the researchers successfully applied self-efficacy to promote physical activity or exercise among patients with coronary artery disease in short term period.Nurses should assess functional status and provide health education to promote well-being and encourage patients to perform and maintain their capability on health-promoting behaviors.


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Chobarunsitti, C., & Prakobchai, S. (2023). Health Behaviors and Patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) : Role of Self-efficacy. Journal of Food Health and Bioenvironmental Science, 14(2), 62–69. Retrieved from



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