To stop smoking or alcohol, empathy is the keystone of motivational interviewing

Why Doctor offers a series of short programs, to discover a key moment of help behavior change, such as quitting smoking or drinking: motivational interview. It is performed by a health professional whether he is a doctor or a psychologist.

3rd episode:Empathy is the keystone of motivational interviewing

Several components must be met to be empathetic, so that the person in front feels listened to, understood as a whole. Dr Anne Dansou, Respirologist-Tobaccoologist, Head of the Tobacco Coordination Unit, University Hospital of Tours.

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