4 Guiding Principles of MI in brief interactions: RULE

How can clinicians use Motivational Interviewing and the RULE framework to support patient change?

  • Authoritarian/Paternal/Directive care can be effective, just not with most patients that aren’t ready
  • Non-adherent patient, or resistant-patient outcomes tend to be receptive [engaging in services and tend to improve behavioral outcomes]
  • According to MI, is it assumed that everyone wants to change?...See answerJ