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model

noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
Associated concepts: Model Code
See also: absolute, arrangement, build, case, code, copy, criterion, design, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplary, forge, form, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, laudable, make, norm, paradigm, paragon, paramount, pattern, precedent, principle, produce, professional, prototype, representative, rule, sample, specimen, standard, stellar, style, symbol, typical

MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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Within the context of an interprofessional team it is usually ideal that all team members are sufficiently comfortable with the topic of sexual health, and with their own sexuality, to work with any patients at the 'permission' and 'limited information' level of the PLISSIT model (Sipski and Alexander 1997).
Annon's (1976) widely referenced PLISSIT model (which stands for four levels of treatment: permission, limited information, specific suggestions, and intensive therapy) also provides an incremental approach.
BEST TOOLS: The PLISSIT model has been used to assess and manage the sexuality of adults (Annon, 1976).