Health Behavior Change: A Guide for Practitioners / Edition 11

Health Behavior Change: A Guide for Practitioners / Edition 11

by Stephen Rollnick, Christopher Butler, Pip Mason
     
 

This book is the first in its field to offer practitioners a patient-centered method for changing a patient's health behavior. Using brief, structured consultations with the client, the practitioner encourages the patient to take charge of decision-making concerning his/her health. The text clearly outlines the fundamental principles behind the method while

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This book is the first in its field to offer practitioners a patient-centered method for changing a patient's health behavior. Using brief, structured consultations with the client, the practitioner encourages the patient to take charge of decision-making concerning his/her health. The text clearly outlines the fundamental principles behind the method while applying it to practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443058509
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/17/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.58(d)

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction, Overview, Foundations: Theory and Practice
Section 2: The Tasks, Getting Started: Rapport, Agendas and Assessment, Explore Importance and Build Confidence, Exchange Information and Reduce Resistance: Two Ongoing Tasks
Section 3: Application, Common Clinical Encounters, Training Health Professionals, Broader Horizons

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