By Carlo C. DiClemente
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The biopsychosocial model argues for this multiple causality in the acquisition, maintenance, and cessation of addictive behaviors. Proponents of this model often use the commonalties in the relapse process as an argument supporting the need for a biopsychosocial model (Brownell, Marlatt, Lichtenstein, & Wilson, 1986; Marlatt & Gordon, 1985). 18 UNDERSTANDING ADDICTIONS IN TERMS OF CHANGE Although the proposal of an integrative model represents an important advance over the more specific, single-factor models, proponents of the biopsychosocial approach have not explained how the integration of biological, psychological, sociological, and behavioral components occur.
Preparation Stage The Preparation stage of change entails developing a plan of action and creating the commitment needed to implement that plan. To change a behavior, one needs to focus attention and energy on breaking the old pattern and creating a new one. Planning is the activity that organizes the environment and develops the strategies for making change. Commitment is essentially a matter of finding the time and energy to implement the plan. One of the most frequent reasons given as to why individuals do not change is that they lacked the time and energy to do it.
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. Stimulus generalization or control: Creating, altering, or avoiding cues/stimuli that trigger or encourage a particular behavior 3. Conditioning or counterconditioning: Making new connections between cues and a behavior or substituting new, competing behaviors and activities in response to cues for the “old” behaviors 4.
Addiction and change : how addictions develop and addicted people recover by Carlo C. DiClemente