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Editor's Correspondence
Sep 24, 2012

Behavioral Medicine Trial Design: Time for a Change

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Drs Lavoie, Campbell, and Bacon); Division of Chest Medicine, Research Centre, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Montreal (Drs Lavoie and Bacon); Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal (Dr Lavoie); Research Centre, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal (Drs Lavoie and Bacon); Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Dr Campbell); and Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, Montreal (Dr Bacon).

Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(17):1350-1351. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.2578

We read with great interest the recent editorial on the efficacy of motivational interviewing (MI) for improving medication adherence1 and thank the authors for drawing attention to the results of the recent Osteoporosis Telephonic Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence (OPTIMA) trial.2

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