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Disclosure of Disability by University Students: Development of a Study Protocol

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Within the life course of a person with disability, higher education represents an important step, and the disclosure of a disability is one of the first and most important choices that the person with disability has to take. Based on a review of the literature, it is described how a research protocol for investigating the effects of Self Efficacy and Metacognition on the Disclosure of Disability by university students is developed. These data would provide information concerning the predictive effects of the metacognitive skills, social support and self-efficacy on the attitudes towards the disclosure of a disability.

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De Cesarei, A. (2014) Disclosure of Disability by University Students: Development of a Study Protocol. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 71-76. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.28012.

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