Recent drinking consequences, motivation to change, and changes in alcohol consumption over a three month period.

@article{Blume2006RecentDC,
  title={Recent drinking consequences, motivation to change, and changes in alcohol consumption over a three month period.},
  author={Arthur W. Blume and Karen B. Schmaling and G. Alan Marlatt},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={331-8}
}
Little is known about what type of drinking related consequences may enhance motivation to change or may hinder behavior change over time. In order to examine this research question, 120 adult participants abusing alcohol were administered the Drinker Inventory of Consequences-Recent (DrInC-R), the Brief Readiness to Change Questionnaire (BRTC), and the Steady Pattern Chart (SP). Subscale scores from the DrInC-R and the BRTC; and alcohol consumption as assessed by the SP at baseline and three… CONTINUE READING