Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior

Editor : Stephen Rollnick, Editor : Christopher Butler, Editor : William R. Miller

Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior

Book Details

  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Published : 2008
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 210
  • Category :
    Clinical Psychology
  • Catalogue No : 27105
  • ISBN 13 : 9781593856120
  • ISBN 10 : 1593856121
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Written specifically for health care professionals, this concise book presents powerful tools to enhance communication with patients and guide them in making choices to improve their health, from weight loss, exercise, and smoking cessation, to medication adherence and safer sex practices.

About the Editor(s)

William R. Miller, PhD, is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico. Fundamentally interested in the psychology of change, he is a cofounder of motivational interviewing and has focused particularly on developing and testing more effective treatments for people with alcohol and drug problems. Dr. Miller has published over 400 scientific articles and chapters and 50 books, including the groundbreaking work for professionals Motivational Interviewing: Third Edition, and the self-help resource Controlling Your Drinking: Second Edition. He is a recipient of the international Jellinek Memorial Award, two career achievement awards from the American Psychological Association, and an Innovators in Combating Substance Abuse Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, among many other honors. The Institute for Scientific Information has listed him as one of the world's most highly cited researchers.

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