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Mental Health: Motivational interventions in mental health

Guide to library resources for staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne with an interest in mental health, psychiatry and psychology

Motivational interventions in mental health

Welcome to a special issue of Mental Health Update on Motivational Interventions, including attitudes, techniques, training, and use with respect to treatment attendance and other behaviour change.

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Last update: Feb 2024

Resources by staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Motivational interviewing - techniques and attitudes



Practice settings


Treatment motivation

Appointment attendance

Discharge planning

Medication adherence

Treatment motivation

Addictions and dual diagnosis


Substance use

Dual diagnosis

Video from

Motivational interventions for specific issues


Eating disorders



Indigenous Australians

Physical health

Helen Wilding

Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Literature Searching, Systematic Reviews, Mental Health liaison 
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