Stages Of Lifelong Behavior Change (TTM)

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maintenance. In addition to these constructs, the model also contains decisional balance, self-efficacy and temptation assessment (Pender, Murdaugh, & Parsons, 2015). The TTM sees change as a process that unfolds over time. Most people move through the stages of behavior change in the order stated above, however, at some point in the process, they relapse back into one of the earlier stages. They may go through the stages several times before finally accomplishing successful lifelong behavior change (Pender et al., 2015). A study by Baysal et al. (2017) showed that the most successful way to improve behavior change is to customize the interventions to a person’s stage of change in conjunction with the process of change (Baysal & Hacialioglu,
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