By Carlo C. DiClemente
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Self-reevaluation: Seeing and evaluating how the status quo or the new behavior fits in with or conflicts with personal values 4. Environmental reevaluation: Recognizing the positive and negative effects the status quo or new behavior have upon others and the environment 5. Social liberation: Noticing and increasing social alternatives and norms that help support the status quo and/or change and initiation of the new behavior Behavioral 1. Self-liberation: Making choices, taking responsibility for, and making commitments to engaging in a new behavior or a behavior change 2.
Humanistic and existential approaches to change have championed self-liberation as a process of change and emphasized the responsibility and personal choices involved in creating change. Two behavioral processes focus on creating and modifying the connections between cues and stimuli in the environment and specific behaviors. Wolpe (1958) describes in detail the processes of stimulus generalization or stimulus control and conditioning/counterconditioning. Changing connections between stimulus and response can be achieved by either increasing (stimulus generalization) or decreasing (stimulus control) the number and nature of the stimuli connected with the specific behavior, or substituting one behavioral response to a stimulus for another (conditioning or counterconditioning).
In any case, often the accounts of individuals interviewed for this book indicate that the “quantum change” may not represent a completely intentional behavior change process because it can involve the intervention of a higher power or a force seen as external to the individual. 2). The road that leads individuals to change an established behavior pattern begins in the Precontemplation stage, where they have no current interest in change. A person moves through the Contemplation, Preparation, and Action stages before arriving at the Maintenance stage.
Addiction and change : how addictions develop and addicted people recover by Carlo C. DiClemente