71 describe in detail the stages of change denoting

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71. Describe in detail the Stages of Change denoting each stage and describing the paths and processes associated with this model and each stage. 11
Essay Questions 67. Intimate partners who do not show violence in the early onset of marriage, are less likely to being violent later in the marriage. There are large amounts of studies that show a relationship between alcohol and abuse with their partner, only a small amount of studies shows otherwise. This violence is usually shown by majority of the men. There are four explanations of the impact substance and alcohol abuse has on intimate partner violence, Chronic use explanation, Acute use explanation, Spurious Association, and Psychopharmacological Effects. 68. The six placement dimensions according to the ASAM are, Dimension 1 the Acute intoxication and or withdrawal potential where they explore the patients past and current experiences of substance abuse and withdrawals. Dimension 2 Biomedical conditions and complications where they explore the patient’s current health issues and physical condition. Dimension 3 Emotional Behavioral and cognitive conditions and complications where they explore the individual’s thoughts emotion’s and mental health issues. Dimension 4 Readiness to Change where they explore the individual’s readiness and interest to change. Dimension 5 Relapse, Continued use, or continued problem potential where they explore the individual’s unique relationship with relapse or continued use or problems. Dimension 6 Recovery/Living Environment where they explore the individual’s recovery and living conditions along with the people they will be surrounded by the places and things. The patients will be examined and assessed based on 5 broad levels of treatment that are based on the direct medical management provided. 69. Alcohol Anonymous was founded in 1935, but its orgins go back to around the 1920’s by a movement called the Oxford group. This group believe that alcoholism can be cured through spiritual healing or transformation. The oxford group reached out to a man by the name of William “Bill” Wilson (known as the co-founder of AA), he was an alcoholic who tried many times to stay sober. The oxford group convinced Bill that spiritual transformation was a key component to staying sober. Once Bill was on board, he met with Dr. Robert Smith who also suffered with alcoholism. The two men spoke to one another and this was considered the first AA meeting. AA philosophy in recovery is that no one person is actually cured of the disease known as alcoholism. Instead they can stay sober by practicing the principles of AA. These principles are known as the 12 steps, by practicing them is called working the program. Fill sobriety is when an individual is working the program and remaining abstinent from alcohol. 70. Group therapy is not only used for just alcoholism but is used for people who all share a common issue within their lives. Group therapy allows people to relate and

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