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Motivational interviewing to promote self-management

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Phillips, R and Hodgen, A and Greenfield, D, Motivational interviewing to promote self-management, Promoting Self-management of Chronic Conditions, Oxford University Press, Martz, E (ed), United Kingdom ISBN 9780190606145 (2017) [Research Book Chapter]

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Abstract

Motivational interviewing is a counseling-based approach for facilitating behavior change that focuses on goal-setting and building self-efficacy (Emmons & Rollnick, 2001; McCarley, 2009; Miller, 2010) . Both clinicians working specifically in mental health and those working in the broader health sector can use this approach to guide individuals with chronic health conditions to identify behaviors they want to change, their motivations for this change, and how they can achieve their goals (Emmons & Rollnick, 2001; Hettema, Steele, & Miller, 2005). Traditionally, clinicians have taken a didactic approach to educating individuals with chronic health conditions about the actions they should take, for example, exercising more and eating less (Emmons & Rollnick, 2001). The didactic approach is often met by resistance and as a result is not always effective in achieving behavior change and self-management (Emmons & Rollnick, 2001). Instead, clinicians can use motivational interviewing to engage the individual's own motivation and commitment and by doing so support individuals to recognize how self-management may help them to achieve their goals (Dellasega, Anel-Tiangco, & Gabbay, 2012).

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:motivational interviewing, clinic, mental health
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Other Medical and Health Sciences
Research Field:Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Health and Support Services not elsewhere classified
Author:Greenfield, D (Professor David Greenfield)
ID Code:111371
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Deposited On:2016-09-08
Last Modified:2017-11-06
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