Challenges using motivational interviewing as an adjunct to exposure therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Simpson2010ChallengesUM,
  title={Challenges using motivational interviewing as an adjunct to exposure therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={H. Blair Simpson and Allan M Zuckoff and Michael J. Maher and Jessica R. Page and Martin E. Franklin and Edna B Foa and Andrew Schmidt and Yuanjia Wang},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 10},
  pages={941-8}
}
Exposure and response prevention (EX/RP) is an efficacious treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, patients often do not adhere fully to EX/RP procedures. Motivational interviewing (MI) has been shown to improve treatment adherence in other disorders. This pilot study used a randomized controlled design to examine whether MI can be successfully added to EX/RP and whether this intervention (EX/RP+MI) could improve patient adherence to between-session EX/RP procedures relative… CONTINUE READING