Practical Behavior Change Counseling in Primary Care

Virginia A. Simons, Stephen P. Flynn, Susan A. Flocke

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Abstract

Unhealthy behaviors lead to significant preventable morbidity and mortality in the United States. Primary care providers are in a unique position to address these issues with patients. Despite the importance and opportunity for health behavior counseling in primary care, reported rates are low. This article presents a practical model for health behavior counseling in everyday clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-622
Number of pages12
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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