behavioral system model

behavioral system model

 
a conceptual model of nursing, formulated by Dorothy E. johnson, concerned with structural or functional problems in the behavioral system and its subsystems.

behavioral system model

A conceptual model of nursing developed by Dorothy Johnson. The person is regarded as a behavioral system with seven subsystems—attachment, dependency, ingestion, elimination, sexuality, aggression, achievement. The goal of nursing is to restore, maintain, or attain behavioral system balance and stability.
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They describe the components of nursing knowledge, including the metaparadigm, philosophies, conceptual models, theories, empirical indicators, and their relationship; strategies used to implement models and theories in real-world nursing; specific models and their analysis and evaluation, such as the behavioral system model, the conservation model, the science of unitary beings model, and the adaptation model; and nursing theories and their analysis and evaluation, including the theory of health as expanding consciousness, the theory of the deliberative nursing process, the theory of interpersonal relations, and the theory of human caring.
The resulting solution will allow a rich Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) to be overlaid on a complex behavioral system model and will be used either to perform high-fidelity simulations in the early stage of a project or to create standalone deployable executables.
of Southern Mississippi) explains both historical and newer nursing theories and their application in practice, including philosophies, conceptual models, middle-range theories, and major theories including the environmental model, theory of transpersonal caring, behavioral system model, Roy adaptation model, theory of interpersonal relations, theory of human becoming, nursing process theory, and self-transcendence theory.

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