- 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.
Table of Contents:
- pt. 1. Behavior change and motivational interviewing
- 1. Motivational interviewing : principles and evidence
- 2. How motivational interviewing fits into health care practice
- pt. 2. Core skills of motivational interviewing
- 3. Practicing motivational interviewing
- 4. Asking
- 5. Listening
- 6. Informing
- pt. 3. Putting it all together
- 7. Integrating the skills
- 8. Case examples of a guiding style
- 9. Getting better at guiding
- 10. Beyond the consultation
- Epilogue : Some maps to guide you
- Appendix A : Learning more about motivational interviewing
- Appendix B : A topical bibliography of research on motivational interviewing
- Item content: English
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-204) and index.
Description based on: Print version record.
- 1 online resource (xiv, 210 pages) : illustrations.
- text file
- R727.4 .R65 2008eb
- 9781593858575 (electronic bk.)
1593858574 (electronic bk.)
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- [Unknown Type]: 9786611963255
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