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Motivational interviewing to promote self-management


Phillips, R and Hogden, A and Greenfield, D, Motivational interviewing to promote self-management, Promoting Self-management of Chronic Conditions, Oxford University Press, E Martz (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 126-146. ISBN 9780190606145 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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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).

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:motivational interviewing, clinic, mental health
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Health services and systems not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Evaluation of health and support services
Objective Field:Evaluation of health and support services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Hogden, A (Dr Anne Hogden)
UTAS Author:Greenfield, D (Professor David Greenfield)
ID Code:111371
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:TSBE
Deposited On:2016-09-08
Last Modified:2020-02-07

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