Practical Behavior Change Counseling in Primary Care

Virginia A. Simons, Stephen P. Flynn, Sue 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
Externally publishedYes

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Health Behavior
Counseling
Primary Health Care
Morbidity
Mortality

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  • Pharmacology (medical)

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Practical Behavior Change Counseling in Primary Care. / Simons, Virginia A.; Flynn, Stephen P.; Flocke, Sue.

In: Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice, Vol. 34, No. 3, 01.09.2007, p. 611-622.

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Simons, Virginia A. ; Flynn, Stephen P. ; Flocke, Sue. / Practical Behavior Change Counseling in Primary Care. In: Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 2007 ; Vol. 34, No. 3. pp. 611-622.
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