Mejorando el asesoramiento sobre alcohol en atención primaria: opiniones desde ambos lados de la mesa de consulta

Posted Posted in Assessment, Brief behavioural intervention, Goal setting, Habit, Planning

Por Amy O’Donnell, Newcastle University, UK Los niveles de ingesta de alcohol han caído recientemente en algunas partes de Europa, particularmente entre los jóvenes. Sin embargo, el consumo excesivo de alcohol sigue siendo un factor de riesgo importante para una mala salud y una muerte prematura. Ofrecer consejos simples y breves a las personas identificadas […]

Seguir bien mientras estamos en casa

Posted Posted in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Coping, Habit, Mental Health, Planning, Routines, Self-monitoring, SMART Goals

Por Dr Federica Picariello y Professor Rona Moss-Morris, King’s College London, Reino Unido.   En cuestión de semanas en todo el mundo, la vida diaria cambió drásticamente y la incertidumbre se apoderó de nuestro futuro a raíz de la pandemia de COVID-19. Más allá de la necesidad inmediata y urgente de frenar la propagación de la […]

Harnessing your imagination: Using the power of mental imagery to change health behaviour

Posted Posted in If-Then Plans, Interventions, Mental Imagery, Planning

Martin S. Hagger, Curtin University, Australia and University of Jyväskylä, Finland and Dominic Conroy, Birkbeck University of London, UK What is mental imagery? People are usually quite good at imagining things. For example, people often act out future actions or scenarios in their mind, or daydream about fanciful possibilities. These imagined situations are often unstructured […]

The Power of Planning

Posted Posted in If-Then Plans, Planning

Peter M. Gollwitzer, New York University Everyone has bad habits. You snack when distressed or you drink too much alcohol when relaxing with friends. You create unnecessary stress by letting the social media distract you from completing pressing work projects, or by getting into unnecessary arguments with colleagues, friends, and family. How can you change […]