Health Behavior Change / Edition 2

Health Behavior Change / Edition 2

by Pip Mason, Christopher C Butler, Stephen Rollnick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0702031534

ISBN-13: 9780702031533

Pub. Date: 06/21/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This extremely popular book provides health professionals with patient-centred methods you can use to promote behavior change. Drawing on the spirit of motivational interviewing and incorporating best practice as described by current experts in communication skills, the approach is designed to be used during brief healthcare consultations in hospital and community

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Overview

This extremely popular book provides health professionals with patient-centred methods you can use to promote behavior change. Drawing on the spirit of motivational interviewing and incorporating best practice as described by current experts in communication skills, the approach is designed to be used during brief healthcare consultations in hospital and community settings.

Why it will help you:

applicable to any behavior such as over-eating, physical inactivity or smoking

grounded in the reality of practice

based upon partnership between professional and patient

flexible yet effective approaches that avoid directive 'preaching'

explores practical strategies to manage resistance or lack of motivation

can be used for health promotion and the management of chronic conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702031533
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/21/2010
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
443,983
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 Introduction 1

2 Principles 11

3 Getting started: rapport and agendas 41

4 Assessing importance, confidence and readiness 55

5 Exploring importance and building confidence 71

6 Exchanging information 99

7 Reducing resistance 111

8 Ending the consultation 127

9 Common clinical encounters 135

10 Learning to practice this approach 171

11 Calls from the consulting room 181

12 Example of a consultation 193

Appendices: patient worksheets 207

Index 215

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