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

@article{Morgenstern2012MotivationalIA,
  title={Motivational interviewing: a pilot test of active ingredients and mechanisms of change.},
  author={Jon Morgenstern and Alexis Noel Kuerbis and Paul Amrhein and Lisa Hail and Kevin Lynch and James R McKay},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={859-69}
}
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 test hypothesized MI active ingredients and mechanisms of change in reducing drinking during the initiation of a behavior change episode… CONTINUE READING

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