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The HABITS Lab at UMBC: Readings List

Recommended readings:

This page provides just a cursory introduction to these constructs. For more information, some of the salient articles specific to the construcst are listed on our recommended readings page.

General TTM Articles

  • DiClemente, C.C., Schlundt, D., & Gemmell, L. (2004). Readiness and stages of change in addiction treatment. American Journal on Addictions, 13(2), 103-119.

  • DiClemente, C.C. (2003). Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted people Recover. New York: Guilford Press.

  • Velasquez, M.M., Maurer, G., Crouch, C., & DiClemente, C.C. (2001). Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages-of-Change Therapy Manual. New York, NY: Guildford Publications

  • Prochaska, J.L., & DiClemente, C.C. (1992). Stages of change in the modification of problem behavior. Progress in Behavior Modification, 28. Hersen, M.: Eisler, R., and Miller, P.M., Eds. Sycamore, IL: Sycamore Publishing Company.

  • Prochaska, J.O., DiClemente, C.C., & Norcross, J.C. (1992). In Search of How People Change. Applications to Addictive Behaviors. American Psychologist, 47, 1102-1113.

  • Velicer, W.F., Rossi, J.S., Prochaska, J.O., Diclemente, C.C. (1996). A criterion measurement model for health behavior change. Addictive Behaviors, 21, 555-584. 



  • DiClemente, C.C. (2007). Mechanisms, Determinants and Process of Change in the Modification of Drinking Behavior.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(S3), 13S-20S.

  • DiClemente, C.C., Carbonari, J.P., & Velasquez, M.M. (1992). Alcoholism treatment mismatching from a process of change perspective. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews: Vol 3, Alcohol Abuse Treatment. Watson, R.R., ed. Totowa, NJ: The Humana Press, pp. 115-142.

  • DiClemente, C.C., and Hughes, S.O. (1990). Stages of Change Profiles in Outpatient Alcoholism Treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse, 2, 217-235.

  • Werch, C.E. (1997). Expanding the Stages of Change: A Program Marched to the Stages of Alcohol Acquisition. American Journal of Health Promotion, 12 (1), 43-37. 


Drug Use and Prevention

  • DiClemente, C.C., Nidecker, M., & Bellack, A.S. (2008). Motivation and the stages of change among individuals with severe mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 34(1), 25-35.

  • Nidecker, M., DiClemente, C.C., Bennett, M.E., & Bellack, A.S. (2008). Application of the Transtheoretical Model of change: Psychometric properties of leading measures in patients with co-occuring drug abuse and severe mental illness. Addictive Behaviors, 33(8), 1021-1030.

  • Velasquez, M.M., Maurer, G., Crouch, C., & DiClemente, C.C. (2001). Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages-of-Change Therapy Manual. New York, NY: Guildford Publications

  • Werch, C.E., & DiClemente, C.C. (1994). A multi-component stage model for matching drug prevention strategies and messages to youth stage of use. Health Education Research, 9, 37-46.


Physical Activity

  • Buckworth, J., Lee, R.E., Regan, G., Schneider, L.K., & DiClemente, C.C. (2007). Decomposing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation for Exercise: Application to Stages of Motivational Readiness.  Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 8(4), 441-461.

  • Booth, M.L., Macaskill, P., Owen, N., Oldenburg, B., Marcus, B.H., & Bauman, A. (1993). Population prevalence and correlates of stages of change in physical activity. Health Education quarterly, 20, 431-440.

  • Cardinal, B. J. (1995). The stages of exercise scale and stages of exercise behavior in female adults. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 35, 87-92.

  • Herrick, A.B., Stone, W.J., & Mettler, M.M. (1997). Stages of change, decisional balance and self-efficacy across four health behaviors in a worksite environment. American Journal of Health Promotion, 12, 49-56.

  • Pinto, B.M. & Marcus, B.H. (1995). A stages of change approach to understanding college students' physical activity. Journal of College Health, 44, 27-31.

  • Wyse, J., Mercer, T., Ashford, B., Buxton, K., & Gleeson, N. (1995). Evidence for the validity and utility of the stages of exercise behavior change scale in young adults. Health Education Research, 10, 365-377. 



  • Delahanty, J.C., DiClemente, C.C., Havas, S., & Langenberg, P. (2008). Smoking status and stages of change for dietary behaviors among WIC women. American Journal of Health Behavior, 32(6), 583-593

  • DiClemente, CC & Haug, N. (October, 2001) Smoking Cessation: Helping Patients through the Process. Journal of COPD Management. 2(4), 4-9.

  • DiClemente, C.C., Prochaska, J.O., and Gibertini, M. (1985). Self-Efficacy and the Stages of Self-Change of Smoking. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 9, 2, 181-200.

  • O'Connor, E.A., Carbonari, J.P., & DiClemente, C.C. (1996). Gender and Smoking Cessation: A Factor Structure Comparison of Processes of Change. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64, 1, 130-138.

  • Perz, C.A., DiClemente, C.C., & Carbonari, J.P. (1996). Doing the right Thing at the Right Time? The Interaction of Stages and Processes of Change in Successful Smoking Cessation. Health Psychology, 15, 6, 462-468.

  • Prochaska, J.O., Velicer, W.F., DiClemente, C.C., & Fava, J. (1988). Measuring Processes of Change: Applications to the Cessation of Smoking. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 4, 520-528.

  • Stotts, A.L, DiClemente, C.C., Carbonari, J.P., & Mullen, P.D. (1996). Pregnancy Smoking Cessation: A Case of Mistaken Identity. Addictive Behaviors, 21, 459-471. 



  • DiClemente, C.C., Carbonari, J.P., Montgomery, R.P.G., &, Hughes, S.O. (1994). The Alcohol Abstinence Self-Efficacy Scale. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 55, 2, 141-148.

  • Diclemente, C.C., Prochaska, J.O., and Gibertini, M. (1985). Self-Efficacy and the Stages of Self-Change of Smoking. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 9, 2, 181-200.

  • Velicer, W.F., DiClemente, C.C., Rossi, J.S., and Prochaska, J.O. (1990). Relapse Situations and Self-Efficacy: An Integrative Model. Addictive Behaviors, 15, 271-283.


  • Willenbring, M. (2005). Integrating care for patients with infectious, psychiatric, and substance use disorders: concepts and approaches. AIDS, 19(Suppl 3), S227-S237.  

  • Saitz, R. Sullivan, L.M., & Samet, J.H. (2000). Training Community-Based Clinicians in Screening and Brief Intervention for Substance Abuse Problems: Translating Evidence into Practice. Substance Abuse, 21, 21-31.

The HABITS Lab at UMBC: Recommended Readings