motivational interviewing


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motivational interviewing

A form of directive, client-centered psychotherapy in which patients are encouraged to explore the discrepancies between what they hope to attain in their lives and how they currently live and behave. The therapist uses empathy while helping patients explore how change may positively affect their lives. Patients' natural resistance to change is accepted as normal and natural. Autonomy is fostered so that changes in speech and behavior are developed by the patient, not by the therapist. The technique is used in a variety of settings, including alcohol and drug rehabilitation.
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Motivational interviewing 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 and counseling.
Motivational Interviewing is client-centered, but differs from other therapies because it is goal-directed.
Miller W, Rollnick S, Motivational interviewing, 2nd ed.
Motivational interviewing (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.
Motivational interviewing (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.
Motivational interviewing has helped people make good choices about using compensatory technology--ranging from canes to computers to vehicle modifications.