Motivational interviewing: a pilot test of active ingredients and mechanisms of change.

Abstract

Motivational interviewing (MI) is an effective treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs) that focuses on resolving ambivalence and increasing commitment to positive behavior change. Although MI has a well-developed clinical theory, research findings have been mixed in supporting its view of how change occurs. The primary aim of this pilot study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0029674

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