What People Do in 12-Step Programs that Mobilizes Change and Why
Dr. Tonigan will explore the active ingredients and mechanisms of change in 12-step programs, with an emphasis on what may translate to Gamblers Anonymous.
• Identify one ingredient in 12-Step programs that facilitates behavioral change
• Identify possible implications for better understanding Gamblers Anonymous
J. Scott Tonigan, PhD, is Research Professor in the department of psychology at the University of New Mexico. His research interests include behavior change in mutual-help programs, assessment instruments, and empirically supported treatments.