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Table 7 Content of the MI-sessions

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

Elements of the sessions Successful cases (n = 4) Unsuccessful cases (n = 9)
  yes / no yes / no
Trusting relationship 4 / 0 5 / 4
Open conversation on medication adherence 4 / 0 5 / 4
Ambivalence or barriers articulated by the patient 2 / 2 7 / 2
Values or goals articulated by the patient 4 / 0 8 / 1