John Libbey Eurotext



Patient therapeutic education Volume 8, issue 1, Janvier 2012

Société Française de Documentation et de Recherche en Médecine Générale
  • Key words: education of patients; dangerous behavior; interview; motivation
  • DOI : 10.1684/med.2012.0791
  • Page(s) : 24-30
  • Published in: 2012

The methods and tools of the PTE are well-known ­ behaviourist or constructivist ones, combined as much as needed for the best compromise between the desirable and the possible, in a relationship governed by rules of interpersonal communication, it is an essential issue for primary care. Limiting the discussion to “programs” or “structures” would leave out the main issue, that of therapeutic efficacy, for which each patient must be able to benefit.