For your fourth assignment, you will describe the stages of change, processes of change and preferred intervention(s) for your chosen behavior (minimum 2 pages).
- Describe the 5 or 6 stages (i.e., precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance, and, if applicable, termination) of change and apply them to your health behavior (my chosen behavior: Reducing consumption of fast foods.)
- Describe the processes of change that enable each stage change (i.e., consciousness raising, dramatic relief, environmental reevaluation, self-liberation, self-reevaluation, helping relationships, counterconditioning, reinforcement management, and stimulus control). Please refer to page 132, Table 7.2 for the Processes of Change That Facilitate Progression Between Stages of Change.
- Describe the preferred intervention(s) for each stage.
- Describe your level of confidence in your ability to change your behavior.
Use APA format for the in-text referencing and the reference list. You should be using reputable sources such as Centers for Disease Control (and other .gov resources) as well as the textbook and peer-reviewed articles.
please see example attached.