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Table 4 Theoretical determinants and theoretical methods

From: Supporting carers of stroke survivors to reduce carer burden: development of the Preparing is Caring intervention using Intervention Mapping

Determinants from the TDF [38] Grouped determinants according to the similarities in theoretical methods used to target them [29] Translation into language appropriate for stakeholders
• Knowledge • Basic methods at the individual level
• Methods to increase knowledge
• Knowledge
• Skills
• Memory, Attention, and Decision Processes
• Beliefs about Capabilities
• Basic methods at the individual level
• Methods to change skills, capability, and self- efficacy to overcome barriers
• Skills and Decision-Making Abilities
• Confidence in their own capabilities
• Social/ Professional Role and Identity
• Social Influences
• Basic methods at the individual level
• Methods to change social influence
• How they see their role/professional role
• Beliefs about consequences
• Optimism
• Basic methods at the individual level
• Methods to change attitudes, beliefs, and outcome expectations
• Beliefs and attitudes
• Reinforcement • Basic methods at the individual level • Reasons or incentives
• Intentions
• Goals
• Behavioural Regulation
• Basic methods at the individual level
• Methods to change habitual, automatic, and impulsive behaviours
• Intentions and goals
• Emotion • Basic methods at the individual level • Emotions
• Environmental context and Resources • Basic methods at the individual level • Having the Right Context for the Intervention and Resources in Place