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Stages of change and decisional balance for 12 problem behaviors.
This integrative study investigated the generalization of the transtheoretical model across 12 problem behaviors. The cross-sectional comparisons involved relationships between two key constructs ofExpand
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The process of smoking cessation: an analysis of precontemplation, contemplation, and preparation stages of change.
Traditionally smoking cessation studies use smoker and nonsmoker categories almost exclusively to represent individuals quitting smoking. This study tested the transtheoretical model of change thatExpand
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Self-efficacy and the stages of exercise behavior change.
This study examined the application of constructs concerning stage of readiness to change and self-efficacy to exercise. We developed two scales to measure stages of change for exercise behavior.Expand
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Self-efficacy in weight management.
Self-efficacy is an important mediating mechanism in advancing understanding of the treatment of obesity. This study developed and validated the Weight Efficacy Life-Style Questionnaire (WEL),Expand
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The stages and processes of exercise adoption and maintenance in a worksite sample.
We applied the model of the stages and processes of change to exercise adoption and maintenance. This model has shown promise in advancing theory and treatment of the addictions and other negativeExpand
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A meta-analysis of computer-tailored interventions for health behavior change.
OBJECTIVE Computer-tailored interventions have become increasingly common for facilitating improvement in behaviors related to chronic disease and health promotion. A sufficient number of outcomeExpand
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Relapse situations and self-efficacy: an integrative model.
Researchers studying relapse for an addictive behavior have employed two different conceptual models. Researchers concerned with typologies of relapse situations have developed a variety of discreteExpand
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Assessing motivational readiness and decision making for exercise.
Motivational and cognitive processes of behavior change with respect to the area of exercise adoption were investigated. A total of 778 men and women, recruited from four worksites, answered aExpand
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The Transtheoretical Model of Change and HIV Prevention: A Review
The transtheoretical model of health behavior change is described and supporting empirical work is presented that reviews the central constructs of the model: the stages of change, processes ofExpand
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Meta-analytic examination of the strong and weak principles across 48 health behaviors.
OBJECTIVE The strong and weak principles of change state that progress from the precontemplation to the action stage of change is associated with a one standard deviation increase in the pros and aExpand
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