Theory of Behavioral Change One theory that seeks to understand how people change is called the Transtheoretical Model or TTM. This theory has been around for over 40 years and seeks to explain how behavior change occurs. TTM is structured around five stages of behavioral change and was primarily designed to explain how individuals implemented...Read More
Creating New Patterns of Behavior and Thinking The addicted brain experiences many thoughts and exhibits many behaviors during the course of an addiction. The addict has thoughts related to getting the drug or alcohol, finding resources to buy the drug or alcohol, and using the drug or alcohol. The addict’s behaviors are centered around...Read More
Binge drinking is a common practice among teenagers and young adults. Drinking as much as you can, as fast as you can carries with it a number of risks. While the most common danger associated with binge drinking is alcohol poisoning, new research from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine indicates that...Read More
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