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Ashton, Mike [Drug and Alcohol Findings] . (2005) The motivational hallo. London: Drug and Alcohol Findings. Drug and Alcohol Findings, 13 8 p.

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With its empathic style, motivational interviewing stems the ideal way to engage new clients in treatment, a psychological handshake which avoids gripping too tightly, yet subtly steers the patient in the intended direction. And often it is, as long as we avoid deploying a mechanical arm.

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Psychosocial treatment method
Source:Drug and Alcohol Findings
Pages:8 p.
Publisher:Drug and Alcohol Findings
Place of Publication:London
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Psychosocial treatment method > Motivational interviewing
F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Attitude toward substance use > Attitude toward person who uses substances (user)
F Concepts in psychology > Motivation
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > choice-making behaviour
HJ Treatment method > Psychosocial treatment method

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