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The Video Narratives Intervention on The Self-Efficacy of Medication Understanding and Use among Post-stroke Patients

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This thesis describes the impact of video narratives on self-efficacy related to medication-taking behaviour of post-stroke patients. The video narratives incorporated the concepts of Health Belief theory in a motivational story format, delivered by actual patient and medical professional, were able to motivate and trigger patients’ proactivity towards enhanced self-efficacy in understanding and taking medication, positive perceptions on illness and treatment, and improve blood pressure control and monitoring. This strategy was readily accepted by post-stroke patients of various cultural backgrounds in Malaysia. The sustainability of this translational research of theory-to-practice highlights the necessity of future collaborations in tertiary healthcare settings.


Principal supervisor

Tha Kyi Kyi

Additional supervisor 1

Anuar Zaini Md Zain

Additional supervisor 2

Quek Kia Fatt

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Monash University Malaysia)

Campus location



Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type