Motivational Interviewing

Cody Weston , M.D., Michael Kidorf, Ph.D.
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  • Definition: A collaborative conversation style for strengthening a patient’s own motivation and commitment to change[1]
    • Collaborative style focused on guiding patients speech and exploring ambivalence
    • Clinical techniques to strengthen commitment to change

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  • Definition: A collaborative conversation style for strengthening a patient’s own motivation and commitment to change[1]
    • Collaborative style focused on guiding patients speech and exploring ambivalence
    • Clinical techniques to strengthen commitment to change

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Last updated: December 8, 2019