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A brief motivational interview with action and coping planning components enhances motivational autonomy among volunteer blood donors.

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France, CR; France, JL; Carlson, BW; Kessler, DA; Rebosa, M; Shaz, BH; Madden, K; Carey, PM; Fox, KR; Livitz, IE; Ankawi, B; Slepian, PM
Published in: Transfusion
June 2016

BACKGROUND: In contrast to standard donor retention strategies (e.g., mailings, phone calls, text messages), we developed a brief telephone interview, based on motivational interviewing principles, that encourages blood donors to reflect upon their unique motivators and barriers for giving. This study examined the effect of this motivational interview, combined with action and coping plan components, on blood donor motivations. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: The design was to randomly assign blood donors to receive either a telephone-delivered motivational interview with action and coping plan components or a control call approximately 6 weeks after their most recent donation. Participants completed a series of surveys related to donation motivation approximately 3 weeks before telephone contact (precall baseline) and then repeated these surveys approximately 1 week after telephone contact (postcall). RESULTS: The sample was 63% female, included a majority (52.6%) of first-time blood donors, and had a mean age of 30.0 years (SD, 11.7 years). A series of analyses of variance revealed that, relative to controls (n = 244), donors in the motivational interview group (n = 254) had significantly larger increases in motivational autonomy (p = 0.001), affective attitude (p = 0.004), self-efficacy (p = 0.03), anticipated regret (p = 0.001), and intention (p = < 0.001), as well as larger decreases in donation anxiety (p = 0.01), from precall baseline to postcall assessment. CONCLUSION: This study supports motivational interviewing with action and coping planning as a novel strategy to promote key contributors to donor motivation.

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Transfusion

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EISSN

1537-2995

Publication Date

June 2016

Volume

56

Issue

6 Pt 2

Start / End Page

1636 / 1644

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Young Adult
  • Volunteers
  • Telephone
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Self Efficacy
  • Motivation
  • Male
  • Interview, Psychological
  • Intention
  • Humans
 

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France, C. R., France, J. L., Carlson, B. W., Kessler, D. A., Rebosa, M., Shaz, B. H., … Slepian, P. M. (2016). A brief motivational interview with action and coping planning components enhances motivational autonomy among volunteer blood donors. Transfusion, 56(6 Pt 2), 1636–1644. https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.13485
France, Christopher R., Janis L. France, Bruce W. Carlson, Debra A. Kessler, Mark Rebosa, Beth H. Shaz, Katrala Madden, et al. “A brief motivational interview with action and coping planning components enhances motivational autonomy among volunteer blood donors.Transfusion 56, no. 6 Pt 2 (June 2016): 1636–44. https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.13485.
France CR, France JL, Carlson BW, Kessler DA, Rebosa M, Shaz BH, et al. A brief motivational interview with action and coping planning components enhances motivational autonomy among volunteer blood donors. Transfusion. 2016 Jun;56(6 Pt 2):1636–44.
France, Christopher R., et al. “A brief motivational interview with action and coping planning components enhances motivational autonomy among volunteer blood donors.Transfusion, vol. 56, no. 6 Pt 2, June 2016, pp. 1636–44. Pubmed, doi:10.1111/trf.13485.
France CR, France JL, Carlson BW, Kessler DA, Rebosa M, Shaz BH, Madden K, Carey PM, Fox KR, Livitz IE, Ankawi B, Slepian PM. A brief motivational interview with action and coping planning components enhances motivational autonomy among volunteer blood donors. Transfusion. 2016 Jun;56(6 Pt 2):1636–1644.
Journal cover image

Published In

Transfusion

DOI

EISSN

1537-2995

Publication Date

June 2016

Volume

56

Issue

6 Pt 2

Start / End Page

1636 / 1644

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Young Adult
  • Volunteers
  • Telephone
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Self Efficacy
  • Motivation
  • Male
  • Interview, Psychological
  • Intention
  • Humans