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Motivational Interviewing: Benefits and Advice for Busy Physicians

The Role of Motivational Interviewing in Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Care

The Role of Motivational Interviewing in Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Care

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To improve health outcomes, today’s physicians must be able to communicate effectively with their patients. One approach many experts encourage physicians to use is motivational interviewing (MI), a series of techniques to get at the root of patient concerns and help encourage them to make healthy behavior changes.

The Role of Motivational Interviewing in Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Care

The Role of Motivational Interviewing in Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Care

The Role of Motivational Interviewing in Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Care

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MI intervention is established as a therapeutic tool within the pediatric population with positive outcomes for obesity, asthma, medication adherence, and HIV management. MI is especially promising within the adolescent population where increasing independence tends to contribute to poorer health outcomes. Multidisciplinary adaptation of the MI format works well to address traditionally difficult pediatric care issues such as obesity. In the future, MI training of physicians may incorporate an online medium for wider distribution. More research is required to determine the most efficacious style and to support the generalizability and reproducibility of MI interventions for widespread application.

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The Role of Motivational Interviewing in Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Care

Motivational interviewing: How physicians can reach the most challenging patients

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Nobody likes to be lectured. An alternative approach, motivational interviewing, emphasizes respect for the patient’s autonomy, and works better with overweight kids.

Motivational interviewing: How physicians can reach the most challenging patients

A Health Promotion Intervention to Improve Lifestyle Choices and Health Outcomes in People

Motivational interviewing: How physicians can reach the most challenging patients

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David B. Wright, MD, discusses the technique of motivational interviewing, and how he has used it to successfully improve the health of patients with complex chronic conditions

Battling obesity: What doctors need to know

A Health Promotion Intervention to Improve Lifestyle Choices and Health Outcomes in People

A Health Promotion Intervention to Improve Lifestyle Choices and Health Outcomes in People

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Despite ongoing efforts to combat it, such as the AMA’s 2013 official recognition of obesity as a disease, the problem continues to worsen

A Health Promotion Intervention to Improve Lifestyle Choices and Health Outcomes in People

A Health Promotion Intervention to Improve Lifestyle Choices and Health Outcomes in People

A Health Promotion Intervention to Improve Lifestyle Choices and Health Outcomes in People

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Published Studies

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Motivational interviewing in medical care settings: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomi

The emerging evidence for MI in medical care settings suggests it provides a moderate advantage over comparison interventions and could be used for a wide range of behavioral issues in health care.

The efficacy of MI in adults with chronic pain: a meta-analysis and systematic review

MI significantly increased adherence to prescribed chronic pain treatments in the short term, however, effect sizes were small to moderate and publication bias was likely. MI showed some promise in promotion of adherence to pain treatments, but more research is required to confirm its efficacy.

The impact of motivational interviewing on initiating behavioral therapy for migraine

Given the value of motivational interviewing (MI) for helping patients to explore and overcome ambivalence to enact positive life changes, researchers here examined whether telephone-based MI could improve initiation, scheduling, and attending behavioral therapy for migraine.

CVD Patients Less Likely to Make Lifestyle Changes After Starting Medication

Healthy diet and regular exercise are an important part of cardiovascular disease prevention, but patients often forget about this when they start taking preventive medication, new research shows. More specifically, when patients begin taking statins and antihypertensive medications, many stop abiding by healthy lifestyle habits, according to the study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Pilot study of the influence of self-coding on empathy within an introductory motivational interview

Although training in MI is linked to increased therapeutic empathy in learners, no research has investigated individual training components’ contribution to this increase.

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Damara Gutnick, MD, the medical director of the Montfiore Hudson Valley Collaborative, explains the basics of motivational interviewing, a technique physicians can you use to empower patients to make healthy decisions and improve health outcomes.

The effect of training GPs in MI on incident cardiovascular disease and mortality

Telephone Based Motivational Interviewing May Increase Behavioral Therapy Initiation in Migraine

Telephone Based Motivational Interviewing May Increase Behavioral Therapy Initiation in Migraine

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Within a trial of intensive treatment of people with screen-detected diabetes, which included training in motivational interviewing for GPs, the study examined the effect of the intervention on incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality.

Telephone Based Motivational Interviewing May Increase Behavioral Therapy Initiation in Migraine

Telephone Based Motivational Interviewing May Increase Behavioral Therapy Initiation in Migraine

Telephone Based Motivational Interviewing May Increase Behavioral Therapy Initiation in Migraine

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Telephone-based motivational interviewing may improve a patient’s rate of initiating behavioral therapy for treatment of migraine, according to study results published in Headache.

A Comparison of the Effects of Teach-Back and Motivational Interviewing

Telephone Based Motivational Interviewing May Increase Behavioral Therapy Initiation in Migraine

A Comparison of the Effects of Teach-Back and Motivational Interviewing

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Arterial hypertension is considered a chronic medical problem and also a challenging condition. The present study aimed to compare the effects of motivational interviewing and teach-back on people with hypertension.

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A Comparison of the Effects of Teach-Back and Motivational Interviewing

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