Which of the Following Is Not a Characteristic of Motivational

Question 14
Multiple Choice

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of motivational interviewing? A) It is a patient-centered interaction-a brief counseling technique in which negation guides behavior change. B) Clinicians help guide the conversation through closed-ended questions. C) The hygienist honors the patient's autonomy,realizing that people can and do make choices about the course of their lives and it is ultimately up to the patient to decide what to do regarding behavior change. D) It is successful if the dynamic between the patient and the hygienist is one of cooperation and collaboration,not confrontation.