Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 12th, 2005
"The Stages of Change Model is increasingly used for lifestyle counseling. In general practice, the use of algorithms to measure stage of change is limited, but for successful counseling it is important to know patients' readiness to change," scientists in the Netherlands report.
M.W. Verheijden and colleagues of Wageningen University wrote, "[Our objective was] to assess the accuracy of the assessment of patients' readiness to change fat consumption, physical activity, and smoking by GPs and general practice registrars. This was a...
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