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Curtin, S., Trace, A., Ziada, H., & Crowley, E
2014
February
Journal of The Irish Dental Association
Motivational Interviewing for Dental Clinicians.
In Press
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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a patient-centred, directive, therapeutic approach that supports patientsí readiness to change by exploring their ambivalence about doing so. This increases the patientsí motivation and helps them to commit to the process of change. In relation to dentistry, Motivational interviewing has been effectively used to: promote Oral Health Behaviour; facilitate smoking cessation; and alter health behaviours.
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