The use of motivational interviewing in community nursing

DAY, Patricia, GOULD, Julie and HAZELBY, G (2017). The use of motivational interviewing in community nursing. Journal of Community Nursing, 31 (3), 59-63.

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While lifestyle-related conditions such as heart diseas, obesity and diabetes are on the rise, district nurse numbers are falling. At the same time, traditional methods for providing lifestyle advice on factors such as smoking, alcohol intake and exercise have proven to be ineffective. This article examines how a technique called motivational interviewing, which seeks to build a partnership with the client, can promote positive change by strengthening the person's own motivation to change.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
Page Range: 59-63
Depositing User: Carmel House
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2017 09:04
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 01:02

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