An exploration of health education's responsibility for a partnership model of client-provider relations

Patient Educ Couns. 1987 Feb;9(1):25-31. doi: 10.1016/0738-3991(87)90106-6.


This paper explores health education's responsibility for advocacy of a client-provider model of relationship which emphasizes active partnership and participation. Arguments supporting the model are made on the basis of philosophical and theoretical concerns, its consistency with health education tenets, and national trends towards greater consumerism.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Female
  • Health Education*
  • Humans
  • Models, Theoretical
  • Patient Participation*
  • Physician-Patient Relations*
  • United States