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Addiction and change: how addictions develop and addicted by Carlo C. DiClemente

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By Carlo C. DiClemente

The stages-of-change version has turn into widely recognized as a framework for conceptualizing restoration. much less popular are the methods that force circulate throughout the levels or how the levels follow to changing into addicted. From Carlo C. DiClemente, codeveloper of the transtheoretical version, this ebook deals a breathtaking view of the whole continuum of addictive habit switch. the writer illuminates the typical direction that people trip as they identify and strengthen new styles of habit, whether or not they are constructing an habit or suffering to unfastened themselves from one, and whatever the particular addictive habit. The publication addresses an important questions of why, while, and the way to intrude to reinforce restoration in these already addicted and achieve out successfully to humans in danger.

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This process of moving to excess is described primarily as a psychological one, wherein the appetitive activities have many interactive determinants that are important in diverse areas of functioning and that become involved in a “developmental pro- Models of Addiction and Change 17 cess of increasing attachment” best understood by a “balance-of-force social learning model” (pp. 319–321). Understanding both treatment and change of excessive behaviors would require personal cost–benefits analyses and a decision-making process as well as self-reconstitution.

Change requires dissolution of this established pattern and involves a shake-up or perturbation of the status quo for some period of time until a new pattern can be established that replaces the old. Then, once again, there is a period of stability until change is again needed or wanted. 1 There are steps or segments to the process that the TTM labels stages of change. These stages depict the motivational and dynamic fluctuations of the process of change over time. Each stage represents specific tasks that 1See Miller and C’deBaca (2001) for a discussion of a process they call quantum change, which they view as different from movement through the stages.

Alcohol, for example, has been viewed as addictive because of its tension reduction (Cappell & Greeley, 1987) or stress response dampening (Sher, 1987) effect. Because alcohol’s effects on stress and tension are quicker and often more effective in dealing with a stressful event than other, natural coping responses, alcohol becomes the preferred, and possibly the only, coping mechanism. The social learning perspective emphasizes social cognition and not simply coping. Bandura’s social cognitive theory tends to focus more on cognitive expectancies, vicarious learning, and self-regulation as explanatory mechanisms for addictions (Bandura, 1986; DiClemente, Fairhurst, & Piotrowski, 1995; Maisto, Carey, & Bradizza, 1999).

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