Motivational interviewing and addiction: A psychodynamic appreciation

TitleMotivational interviewing and addiction: A psychodynamic appreciation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsWeegmann, M
JournalPsychodynamic Practice: Individuals, Groups and Organisations
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Place PublishedUnited Kingdom
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1475-36341475-3626
Accession Number2004-18672-004. First Author & Affiliation: Weegmann, Martin. Other Journal Titles: Psychodynamic Counselling. Release Date: 200
Keywordsaddiction, addiction treatment, Drug Rehabilitation, interviewing, Motivation, motivational interviewing, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, psychodynamics

This paper offers a psychodynamic understanding of the influential approach of motivational interviewing in the treatment of addiction. It suggests the need for critical understanding, and considers some overlaps as well as differences between motivational interviewing and a contemporary psychodynamic approach. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved) (journal abstract)

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