About Ralf Schwarzer

Ralf Schwarzer is Professor at the Institute of Positive Psychology and Education at the Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia, and he also holds an appointment at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wroclaw, Poland.

He started his career as a school teacher and later became a professor of Educational Psychology at the Freie University of Berlin, Germany, where he is now a Professor Emeritus. His research focus lies on stress, coping, social support, self-efficacy, well-being, positive psychology, and health behaviours.
He has published more than 400 papers, and has co-founded three journals: (a) Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal, (b) Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, and (c) Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being (currently Editor-in-Chief).
He is Past-President of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR), Past-President of the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS), and Past-President of the Health Psychology Division of the International Association for Applied Psychology (IAAP). In 2007, he received the German Psychology Award. He was one of the organisers of the International Congress of Psychology (ICP) in Berlin 2008. In 2010, he received the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). He has spent sabbatical years in Hong Kong, the USA, and Canada. His research interests include: stress, coping, social support, self-efficacy, well-being, positive psychology, and health behaviours.


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 Psychometric Scales in English
Curriculum Vitae (pdf) General   Self-Efficacy  Slides   (117K)    FAQ Allgemeine   Selbstwirksamkeit
  Teacher Self-Efficacy  Slide   Show (286K) Lehrerselbstwirksamkeit
HAPA   Model           Slide Show (795K) Collective   Self-Efficacy Kollektive   Selbstwirksamkeit
Meta-Analysis Software Proactive   Attitude Proaktive Einstellung
Self-Efficacy Research       FAQ Proactive Coping Inventory  (PCI)     FAQ Proactive Coping Inventar (7 Skalen)
Self-Regulation Selbstregulation
European Health   Psychology Procrastination Handlungsaufschub
Stress   and Anxiety Research Environmental   Worry Umweltbesorgnis
Stress and Coping Research Social   Support (BSSS)      BSSS documentation Soziale Unterstützung   (BSSS)
Health Psych Division   of the IAAP Measures   of Health Behavior Change HAPA Instrumente
Psychology Department, FU Berlin Autonomy in Old Age Autonomie im Alter
Health Behavior Self-Efficacy (PDF) Papers on:      HAPA       Self-Efficacy     Social   Support Skalen zur Erfassung von Lehrer- und Schülermerkmalen

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