Self-Efficacy in Seizure Control

Rosa Michaelis, MD, discusses her goals of cultivating more patient interaction within epilepsy research at the American Epilepsy Society 2014 Annual Meeting.

Rosa Michaelis, MD, discusses her goals of cultivating more patient interaction within epilepsy research at the American Epilepsy Society 2014 Annual Meeting.

Michaelis remarked, "Knowledge itself is not going to make them change their behavior or their behavioral habits. What is actually the more important variable is something called self-efficacy -- a complex psychological construct -- a person's belief in his ability to do something."