Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Applications of Motivational Interviewing)

Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Applications of Motivational Interviewing) Author Stephen Rollnick
ISBN-10 1593856121
ISBN-13 9781593856120
Year 2007-11-07
Pages 210
Language English
Publisher The Guilford Press
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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 This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series

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