Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior

November 6, 2007|
Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior by Stephen Rollnick
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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.

Stephen Rollnick, PhD,is Honorary Distinguished Professor in the School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom. He is a codeveloper of motivational interviewing, with a career in clinical psychology and academia that focused on how to improve conversations about change. He has worked in diverse fields, with special inte...
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Title:Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change BehaviorFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:210 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 inShipping dimensions:210 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 inPublished:November 6, 2007Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:159385613X

ISBN - 13:9781593856137

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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