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dc.contributor.advisorCreedy, Debra
dc.contributor.authorChen, Shu-Ming
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-23T02:28:19Z
dc.date.available2018-01-23T02:28:19Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.doi10.25904/1912/1062
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/366266
dc.description.abstractType II diabetes is a serious problem in Taiwan. The prevalence of Type II diabetes in the whole population is between 5 to 10% and 11% in people over 45 years of age. Diabetes is the fifth leading cause of death, and care costs are 4.3 times higher than for people without diabetes. Self-management is the cornerstone of diabetes control. Failure to motivate or empower people to self-manage their diabetic condition has been identified as an important issue in research literature. Developing effective and efficient strategies to promote self-management of diabetes is important in order to prevent serious complications. The aim of the present study was to determine whether participation in a Motivational Interview (MI) by Taiwanese people with Type II diabetes would improve their self-management and well being. This three phase RCT included a small qualitative component. The sample was made up of 286 people from a large tertiary teaching hospital in Southern Taiwan. Participants were randomly allocated into either the MI group or the usual care group. Phase I provided baseline measures, phase II the intervention and phase III involved re-testing to establish the effectiveness of the intervention at three months follow-up. Content of the interview was modified according to an assessment of participant’s Stage of Change; an approach underpinned by the Transtheoretical Model (TTM). The Motivational Interview (MI) encompassed a variety of interviewing and counselling techniques and information sharing. The control group was provided with usual care that included diabetes educational sessions and attendance at a Diabetes Club provided by hospital nursing staff...
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherGriffith University
dc.publisher.placeBrisbane
dc.rights.copyrightThe author owns the copyright in this thesis, unless stated otherwise.
dc.subject.keywordstype II diabetes
dc.subject.keywordstype 2 diabetes
dc.subject.keywordsTaiwan
dc.subject.keywordsdiabetes self-management
dc.subject.keywordsMotivational Interview
dc.subject.keywordsMI
dc.subject.keywordsdiabetes control
dc.titleThe effects of a motivational interview intervention on people with Type II Diabetes in Taiwan - A randomized controlled trial
dc.typeGriffith thesis
gro.facultyGriffith Health
gro.rights.copyrightThe author owns the copyright in this thesis, unless stated otherwise.
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dc.contributor.otheradvisorWollin, Judy
dc.rights.accessRightsPublic
gro.identifier.gurtIDgu1315351897942
gro.identifier.ADTnumberadt-QGU20100730.092404
gro.source.ADTshelfnoADT0783
gro.thesis.degreelevelThesis (PhD Doctorate)
gro.thesis.degreeprogramDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
gro.departmentSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
gro.griffith.authorChen, Shu-Ming


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