Theory of Planned Behaviour

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According to this theory, help-seeking behaviour is shaped by intention which, in turn, is influenced by attitudes (i.e., self-evaluations about conducting the behaviour), subjective norms (i.e., perceived social expectations concerning the behaviour), and perceived behavioural control (i.e., predictions of personal control over performance; Ajzen, 1991).

 

Source: Understanding Australian university students mental health help-seeking: An empirical and theoretical investigation | Australian Journal of Psychology 2017 doi: 10.1111/ajpy.12157

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