is a person-centred style of working that elicits and strengthens a patient's motivation for change; it avoids setting up an adversarial dynamic in the first place.
The review included randomized controlled trials, identified through the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group Specialized Register, in which motivational interviewing
or its variants were used to assist in smoking cessation (Cochrane Database Syst.
At the end of the study, researchers noted improvement across all study groups, but the most significant changes were observed in the group that had motivational interviewing
is client-centered, but differs from other therapies because it is goal-directed.
Miller W, Rollnick S, Motivational interviewing
, 2nd ed.
(MI) is one model that may be helpful in counseling people who self-injure.
Part I of the book overviews motivational interviewing
and its evidence base, then describes three communication styles and three specific core skills, and Part II shows how these skills can be refined in the service of the guiding style of motivational interviewing
However, as discussed below, brief interventions and motivational interviewing
are two methods that address health care practitioners' concerns and show promise for overcoming these obstacles to intervening.
The pilot program, a collaborative between Highmark, the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, and Rite Aid pharmacies, is training pharmacists to use motivational interviewing
techniques with patients at risk of medication non-adherence.
(MI) (Miller & Rollnick, 1991, 2002) is an increasingly empirically supported approach to motivating and helping people change (Hettema, Steele, & Miller, 2005), for the treatment of psychological disorders (Arkowitz, Westra, Miller, & Rollnick, 2008), and health risk prevention and intervention (Rollnick, Miller & Butler, 2008).
In order to address these issues, employment practitioners may utilize Motivational Interviewing
(MI), which has demonstrated effectiveness in resolving ambivalence and preparing individuals for goal and behavioral changes (Miller & Rollnick, 2002) across the stages of change.
has helped people make good choices about using compensatory technology--ranging from canes to computers to vehicle modifications.