Factor structure of the Stages of Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale ( SOCRATES) in alcohol dependent outpatients
Neliana Buzi Figlie, John Dunn e Ronaldo Laranjeira
Rev Bras Psiquiatr 2004;26(2):91
The Transtheoretical Model of Stages of Change, described by Prochaska and DiClemente,4 proposes a general and comprehensive explanation of the way people change their addictive behaviours through progressive and sequential steps (from pre-contemplation, to contemplation, determination, action and, finally, maintenance). Within this framework motivation manifests itself through stage specific behaviours displayed by that patients exhibit.