A New Perspective on a New Life – Stages of Behavioral Change
The Stages of Change
According to Prochaska & DiClemente (1983), there are five stages of behavioral change. They are :
These stages of change have been well-received by the psychological field over the past few decades. They are also useful for recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Each stage has characteristics in describing the progression of a behavioral change. An understanding of each stage is very useful for successful change of an undesired habit or behavior.
I will be introducing these (or reinforcing them if they are already familiar) over the next several blogs. Please feel free to comment or provide feedback.
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