Chapter 2. What is Motivation to Change? A Scientific Analysis

  1. Mary McMurran
  1. Vanessa López Viets,
  2. Denise D. Walker and
  3. William R. Miller

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713471.ch2

Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide to Enhancing Engagement in Therapy

Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide to Enhancing Engagement in Therapy

How to Cite

Viets, V. L., Walker, D. D. and Miller, W. R. (2002) What is Motivation to Change? A Scientific Analysis, in Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide to Enhancing Engagement in Therapy (ed M. McMurran), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713471.ch2

Editor Information

  1. School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA), University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470845103

Online ISBN: 9780470713471

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Keywords:

  • life-threatening relapses;
  • recidivism and failure;
  • lack of motivation;
  • offender populations;
  • chronic diseases

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • A New Motivational Perspective

  • Ready, Willing, and Able

  • The Interactive Nature of Motivation

  • Are Offenders Different?

  • References