Changing behaviour: using motivational interviewing techniques.

@article{Bundy2004ChangingBU,
  title={Changing behaviour: using motivational interviewing techniques.},
  author={Christine E Bundy},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={97 Suppl 44},
  pages={
          43-7
        }
}
Behaviour is the result of the interaction between what we believe and how we feel. If we want to change behaviour it is necessary to change the underlying beliefs and feelings related to that behaviour. We are all creatures of habit and purposeful behaviour change is both difficult to achieve and even more difficult to maintain. There are many factors that influence whether we achieve behaviour change in a health context, of which the level of intrinsic motivation or intention to change that… CONTINUE READING

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