Behavioral Health in Prevention and Chronic Illness Management: Motivational Interviewing.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This article reviews the history, methodology, and evidence related to the effective use of motivational interviewing (MI) in the primary care setting. MI has been shown to have a positive effect in promotion and modification of health habits and to increase treatment engagement. MI is also effective when used in conjunction with other treatment modalities, such as educational programs and cognitive behavioral therapy. Practical application of MI can be accomplished in a variety of primary care settings by a wide range of practitioners, incorporates nicely into new health care delivery models, and may improve the patient-provider relationship.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tuccero, D; Railey, K; Briggs, M; Hull, SK

Published Date

  • June 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 191 - 202

PubMed ID

  • 27262001

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-299X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pop.2016.01.006


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States