Motivational Interviewing: A Guide for Medical Trainees

Paperback | January 5, 2015

EditorAntoine Douaihy, Thomas M. Kelly, Melanie A. Gold

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This may be the single most important book you ever buy during your medical training. Rotations come and go, exams come and go, but regardless of specialty, patient-care will be at the heart of your practice. It is no exaggeration to say that motivational interviewing (MI) has transformed theway doctors engage with patients, families, and colleagues alike. MI is among the most powerful tools available to promote behavior change in patients. In an age of chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, obesity), behavior change is no longer limited to substance use or the fieldof psychiatry - maladaptive choices and behaviors that negatively impact health outcomes are rampant. There is an explosion of research projects using MI or adaptations of MI in the behavioral health medicine field in the past decade. Hospitalizations can't make people change. How marvelous is itthat an evidence-based health behavior change approach (MI) can help people change the outcomes of their illnesses and the course of their lives.This therapeutic approach is not a form of psychotherapy and is not the stuff of cobwebs and old leather couches. MI is readily integrated into regular ward rounds and office visits and provides an effective and efficient approach to patients clinical encounters.Written by experts in the field and medical trainees across medicine, this is the first MI guide of its kind. Its explores how MI enhances contact with patients from every level of training, following an accessible, succinct approach. This book covers the application of MI method and skills intopractice and also includes numerous clinical scenarios, personal reflections and online animated clinical vignettes (video clips) that share the challenges and successes the authors have focused. Furthermore this book is endorsed by the pioneers of MI: William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick.

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This may be the single most important book you ever buy during your medical training. Rotations come and go, exams come and go, but regardless of specialty, patient-care will be at the heart of your practice. It is no exaggeration to say that motivational interviewing (MI) has transformed theway doctors engage with patients, families, ...

Antoine Douaihy, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. He is the Medical Director of Addiction Medicine Services, Associate Residency Training Director, and Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Throughout his career, he has d...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:January 5, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199958181

ISBN - 13:9780199958184

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Table of Contents

1. Why Include Motivational Interviewing In Medical Training?2. Motivational Interviewing: An Overview3. Spirit And Processes Of Motivational Interviewing4. Building A Toolbox5. Motivational Interviewing In Practice6. Ambivalence And Discord7. Moving Ahead: From Sustain Talk To Change Talk and Evoking To Planning8. Motivational Interviewing In Challenging Encounters9. Brief Interventions10. Motivational Interviewing In Primary Care11. Pediatric Populations12. Motivational Interviewing In Family Settings13. Special Populations And Settings14. Learning And Experiencing Motivational Interviewing15. Future Directions Of Motivational Interviewing In Medical Training16. Motivational Interviewing Quick Guide