Author(s): Resnicow K, DiIorio C, Soet JE, Ernst D, Borrelli B,
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Abstract Motivational interviewing (MI), initially developed for addiction counseling, has increasingly been applied in public health, medical, and health promotion settings. This article provides an overview of MI, outlining its philosophic orientation and essential strategies. Major outcome studies are reviewed, nuances associated with the use of MI in health promotion and chronic disease prevention are described, and future directions are offered.
This article was published in Health Psychol
and referenced in Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy