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Motivational Interviewing: An Overview 

Motivational Interviewing: An Overview
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Motivational Interviewing: An Overview
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10.1093/med/9780199958184.003.0002
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date: 04 April 2020

Chapter 2 covers the detailed definitions of motivational interviewing (MI), the core communication skills and styles in medical practice. It discusses the righting reflex and its negative impact on behavior change. The process of ambivalence in behavior change is introduced as well as the general principles and skills of MI.

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