Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Google eBook)
Guilford Press, Nov 7, 2007 - Psychology - 210 pages
Much of health care today involves helping patients manage conditions whose outcomes can be greatly influenced by lifestyle or behavior change. Written specifically for health care professionals, this concise book presents powerful tools to enhance communication with patients and guide them in making choices to improve their health, from weight loss, exercise, and smoking cessation, to medication adherence and safer sex practices. Engaging dialogues and vignettes bring to life the core skills of motivational interviewing (MI) and show how to incorporate this brief evidence-based approach into any health care setting. Appendices include MI training resources and publications on specific medical conditions.
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Review: Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Applications of Motivational Interviewing )User Review - Maan Kawas - Goodreads
A very good book that provides clear information on the concept, principles, tools, and skills of the 'Motivational Interviewing” in general, and its use within the health care context in particular ... Read full review
Review: Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Applications of Motivational Interviewing )User Review - Becky Webb - Goodreads
This book is amazing! Although the technique takes some practice it can be used in so many parts of life, not just in a medical practice. For anyone who wants to improve their communication skills I recommend it! Read full review