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Diagram 1: Stages of change

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This diagram shows the stages of change in a downward flow process. Starting from the top, the stages are:
  • precontemplation
  • contemplation
  • preparation
  • action
  • maintenance
The diagram also shows that at each stage there is the possibility of a relapse, lapse, and change.

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Diagram 2: Stages of change model

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The diagram illustrates the stages of change model as an upward spiral process, involving progress through a series of stages until reaching the "lasting exit". Each loop of the spiral consists of the stages precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action and maintenance.