Handbook of Behavioral Medicine
Methods and Applications
Editors: Steptoe, Andrew (Ed.)
It is almost tautological to say that habits are difficult to change.
Habit has_pillar frequency
Habit fosters minimal awareness
Information campaigns change attitudes
Informational campaigns do_not_change context cuing
habitual cue-response links are broken and the individual has to re-negotiate new solutions.
the habit discontinuity hypothesis
the measurement of a construct is intrinsically linked to the theory one has about the construct
the automaticity component of habit, i.e., the assumption that under time pressure schematic or script-based responses will be elicited.
habit may indeed be interpreted as repetitive and automatic behavior, but it is also used to refer to “bad” behaviors.
Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine
Editors: Gellman, Marc, Turner, J. Rick (Eds.)
© 2013. Springer-Verlag New York
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Mindfulness Meditation for Chronic Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Hilton, L., Hempel, S., Ewing, B.A. et al.
ann. behav. med. (2016).