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Table 5 Successful and unsuccessful cases

From: Medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia: a qualitative study of the patient process in motivational interviewing

Criteria Serious and explicit consideration of motives Exploration of ambivalence and/or potential barriers Explicit discussion of values and goals in relation to MAa Ambivalence was solved and/or action plan was made Strengthening of long-term motivation Decision based on intrinsic motivation
Cases with ambivalence at baseline
1 +   +
4 +  
5 + + + +   +
6 +  
8 +  
13 + +  
14 + + + +   +
Cases without ambivalent at baseline, motivated for MA
9 + -b  
10 + +b +   + +
11 -b  
12 + -b  
Cases without ambivalence at baseline, no motivation for MA
3 +   +    +
7    
Case in which the client avoided a serious conversation on MA
2
  1. aMA = Medication adherence
  2. bExploration of potential barriers
  3. + means: this criterion was met during the MI-sessions
  4. - means: did not meet this criterion during the MI-sessions