Promoting Behavior Change
Precontemplation Contemplation Preparation Action Maintenance
Cognitive processes are needed at the early stages of behavior change
Behavioral processes are needed at the later stages of behavior change
This slide diagrams the different processes that are most important for each of the behavioral stages.
Source: Prochaska, J.O. and Marcus, B.H. (1994). The Transtheoretical Model: Applications in Exercise Adherence. PP 161-180). Champaign:Human Kinetics.