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Assumptions Roy Adaptation Model Philosophical assumptions Humanism Broad movement in philosophy and psychology that recognizes the person and subjective dimensions of the human experience as central to knowing and valuing Humans as individuals and in groups Share in creative power Behave purposefully rather than in a sequence of cause and effect Possess intrinsic holism Strives to maintain integrity and to realize the need for relationships Vertivity From the Latin word veritas which means truth Roys absolute truth is her creator of god Principles of human nature that affirms common Purposefulness of human existence Unity of purpose of humankind (seriousness causes ppl to look at be like hey I should help) Activity and creativity of the common good Value and meaning of life Cosmic unity Principle that people and the earth have common patterns and integral relationship Scientific assumptions Systems theory Important concepts Holism Interdependence Control processes – checks and balances to make sure the system works effectively Two types Regulators and Cognator Information feedback - Complexity of living systems Adaptation theory Integration of human and environmental meanings results in adaption Behaviour as a response to changes in the environment is termed adaptive or ineffective Adaptation is a function of stimuli plus adaptations level (F, C, R)
The Levels of adaptation lvls – Integrated, compensatory and compromised Cultural assumptions Cultural adjustment Roy recognizes that concepts central to a culture may influence elements of the RAM Cultural expressions of RAM elements may lead to changes in nursing practice Assessment, Education and Research Adjustments to RAM are appropriate to ensure cultural relevance Metaparadigms environment The environment stimulates the person toward making a response Focal

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