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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-01T05:12:04-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine whether adding motivational interviewing (MI) to a behavioural weight loss program (BWLP) results in improved weight loss in adults with overweigh...
The purpose of the Tailored Motivational Interviewing Project (TMI) is to develop an implementation intervention to increase evidence-based patient-provider communication strategies using ...
The aim of the proposed supplemental study is to test a single session motivational interviewing (MI) program designed to promote the acceptance and use of PrEP for high-risk young Black m...
The purpose of this study is to begin to examine the efficacy of a motivational interviewing intervention to increase African Americans' screening colonoscopy rates. The results from this...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the critical components of motivational interviewing (MI), a psychotherapeutic intervention, in reducing heavy or problematic drinking. The stud...
Motivational interviewing with alcohol-dependent patients Alcohol-dependent patients do not need to be motivated from the outside. They are mostly ambivalent, and the inner voice, which already speaks...
To test the hypotheses that an innovative skills-based behavioral family clinic and home-based intervention (LAUNCH) would reduce body mass index z score (BMIz) compared with motivational interviewing...
Motivational interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based intervention that may help inpatient psychiatric nurses understand patient beliefs about medication while simultaneously strengthening the therapeut...
Patients receiving hemodialysis are challenged with restricting their fluid intake to ensure appropriate interdialytic weight gains. While nurses endeavor to promote selfcare, the ability to manage fl...
To assess whether adapted motivational interviewing (MI) has any impact on the proportion of participants who subsequently underwent surgery or laser treatment for glaucoma.
It is a client-centered, directive method for eliciting intrinsic motivation to change using open-ended questions, reflective listening, and decisional balancing. This nonjudgmental, nonconfrontational interviewing style is designed to minimize a patient's resistance to change by creating an interaction that supports open discussion of risky or problem behavior.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
A state of internal activity of an organism that is a necessary condition before a given stimulus will elicit a class of responses; e.g., a certain level of hunger (drive) must be present before food will elicit an eating response.
A subspecialty of Pediatrics concerned with the newborn infant.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.