Relapse Prevention Model

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Introduction Recovery is a long, labor-consuming process, which is far from a smooth flowing river. It has ups and down and is affected by many factors. This paper briefly describes various methods that counselor can use from the physical, psychological, behavioral, social, interpersonal, family and spiritual issues in recovery to help patient prevent relapse. The family must be ready to accept the different stages of recovery, to have complete information about dynamics and unexpected contingencies of the process. With the participation of all involved, the family is reconstructed from a dysfunctional into the functional group. When the people close to the patient are included in the process of recovery, the probability of a successful…show more content…
Help patient the habits of self-adjustment and self-control, which makes it possible to confidently resist stress and depressive reactions. Relapse prevention include of the habits of the analysis of disruption, its preventive maintenance , orientation of the critical situations, introspection, motivation to the acquisition of new experience, setting of purposes, creating the powerful system of support. ANNIS, H.M. A relapse prevention model for treatment of alcoholics. In: Miller, W.R., and Heather, N., eds. Treating Addictive Behaviors: Processes of Change. New York : Plenum Press, 1986. pp.407–433. ANNIS, H.M.; AND DAVIS, C.S. Assessment of expectancies. In: Donovan, D.M., and Marlatt, G.A., eds. Assessment of Addictive Behaviors: Behavioral, Cognitive, and Physiological Procedures.New York: Guilford Press, 1988. pp. 198–213. BANDURA, A. Self-efficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavioral change. Psychological Review 84(2): 191–215,…show more content…
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