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Motivation for Change and Alcoholism Treatment Lori E. Bellino

Motivation for Change and Alcoholism Treatment

Lori E. Bellino

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Motivation plays an important role in alcoholism treatment by influencing patients to seek,complete, and comply with treatment as well as make successful long-term changes in theirdrinking. Both alcohol-abusing and alcohol-dependent people can beMoreMotivation plays an important role in alcoholism treatment by influencing patients to seek,complete, and comply with treatment as well as make successful long-term changes in theirdrinking. Both alcohol-abusing and alcohol-dependent people can be classified into different“stages of change” in terms of their readiness to alter their drinking behavior. Consequently,researchers have had to consider more seriously the role of motivation in the treatment ofand recovery from substance abuse and to incorporate motivational enhancement strategiesinto treatment programs.