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Table 2 Methods for determinants translated in intervention.

From: Using intervention mapping (IM) to develop a self-management programme for employees with a chronic disease in the Netherlands

Determinant Method Strategies
Attitude Belief selection Through awareness exercises, based on brainstorm sessions and discussions, participants learn to identify current beliefs on having a chronic disease, their lifestyle and the problems encountered at work
  Decisional balance Awareness exercises and brainstorm sessions also take place to identify possible solutions
Self-efficacy Goal setting Participants formulate at the beginning of the course a long term and a short term goal
Through weekly action plans participants can work on their self-efficacy and their long term goal
  Modelling Participants are (positively) influenced by the achievements of other participants
Social influence and support Modelling
Guided practice
Social comparison
Through weekly action plans participants can mobilize social network and social support at work
Knowledge Information about the positive effects of a healthy lifestyle Information in textbook
Presentations
Group sessions
  Information about determinants of work disability for employees with a chronic disease Information in textbook
Presentations
Group sessions
Risk perception (skills for identifying high-risk situations) Confrontation with risk of unhealthy behaviour (lifestyle and behaviour at the workplace) Through awareness exercises, based on brainstorm sessions and discussions, participants learn to identify risks behaviours
  Modelling Course leader shares examples
  Skill training, with guided practice and feedback  
Skills for developing coping, problem solving and negotiation Modelling Through awareness exercises based on brainstorm sessions and discussions participants learn to identify barriers and how to handle them
  Skill training with guided practice and feedback Skills practice in role plays with feedback