cover image - Health Behavior Change - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702077593
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $40.95

Health Behavior Change - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by Pip Mason, BSc (Econ) MSocSc
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cover image - Health Behavior Change - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702077593
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $40.95
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This well-established book presents practical and evidenced-based approaches to the use of motivational techniques within the healthcare and leisure/sports settings. Designed to help patients take positive steps towards a healthier lifestyle, this helpful paperback presents the latest research and recommendations in an easy-to-read, ‘hands on’ approach, rich with real-life clinical cases. Health Behavior Change also comes with a website which contains downloadable patient worksheets, together with a video demonstration of the techniques being used.


Duration for access to this product, which may be at the discretion of your institution, is up to 84 months. Elsevier reserves the right to restrict or remove access due to changes in product portfolio or other market conditions.

    • Perfect for brief consultations in the healthcare and sports setting
    • Abundance of practical examples – showing both good and bad practice – illustrate how the techniques can be used to optimum effect even with patients who are ‘difficult to reach’
    • Useful ‘dialogue’ between practitioner and patient illustrate points of theory
    • Contains a chapter on how to learn the technique, including potential barriers to success
    • Discusses the frustrations encountered in practice and provides practical tips on how to control emotion
    • Ideal for use in the primary care setting, inpatient or outpatient departments, community health projects, the A&E department, leisure facilities or occupational health clinics
    • Fully updated throughout with the latest research and evidence base for best practice
    • Updated clinical examples reflect recent developments in public health

    • Now available with an EVOLVE© website containing a helpful video demonstration of the techniques being used and downloadable Patient Worksheets
  • 1. Introduction

    2. Principles

    3. Getting started; rapport and agendas

    4. Assessing importance, confidence and readiness

    5. Exploring importance and building confidence

    6. Exchanging information

    7. Reducing resistance

    8. Ending the consultation

    9. Common clinical encounters

    10. Learning to practice this approach

    11. Calls from the consulting room

    12. Example of a consultation

    Appendices: Practitioner and Patient Worksheets

  • Pip Mason, BSc (Econ) MSocSc, Director of Pip Mason Consultancy Ltd. Birmingham, UK
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