Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
ADDICTION ­ DEFINITIONS AND THE COGNITIVE MODEL.

DEFINITIONS USED TO FOCUS ON SUBSTANCE MISUSE. THE WORLD HEALTH
ORGANISATION DEFINED IT AS A PERIODIC OR CHRONIC STATE OF INTOXICATION
PRODUCED BY REPEATED CONSUMPTION OF A NATURAL OR SYNTHETIC DRUG
ASSUMPTIONS IN THIS DEFINITION ARE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL CAN ONLY BECOME
ADDICTED…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
TIFFANY (1990) SUGGESTS THAT ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOURS ARE REGULATED BY
AUTOMATIC PROCESSING
ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOURS BECOME AUTOMATIC OVER A PERIOD OF TIME
IT IS DIFFICULT TO STOP AUTOMATIC BEHAVIOURS AND REQUIRES CONSIDERABLE
MENTAL EFFORT
POSSIBLE IF LIFE IS GOING SMOOTHLY, MORE DIFFICULT WHEN THERE ARE STRESSORS IN
THE ENVIRONMENT.

EVALUATION
THE FREE…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
MOOD STATE CONTRIBUTES TO LIKELIHOOD OF GAMBLING. GAMBLERS REPORT THAT
THEY GAMBLE TO ESCAPE BEING DEPRESSED OR FRUSTRATED.

COGNITIVE TREATMENTS FOR ADDICTION
MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING
A RELATIVELY NEW FORM OF COGNITIVE THERAPY
FOCUSES ON DEVELOPING MOTIVATION TO CHANGE HABITS
ENCOURAGED TO REVIEW ADDICTIVE HABITS AND WEIGH UP POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE
EFFECTS…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »