Using Rogers' SUHB conceptual framework principles of homeodynamics, which are resonancy, helicy
, and integrality was the means to identify and synthesize the discovery of the four manifestations (Rogers, 1970, 1990, 1992).
The principles of homeodynamics evolved from reciprocy, synchrony, helicy
, and resonancy (Rogers, 1970) to helicy
, resonancy, and complementarity (Rogers, 1980a) to helicy
, resonancy, and integrality (Rogers, 1986).
Theories have been derived from Rogers' postulates of energy fields, pattern, openness, pandimensionality, and principles of resonancy, helicy
, and integrality for the purpose of guiding research and practice.
refers to "the continuous, innovative process within the human-environmental field pattern, manifested as movement toward one's potential, and is positively associated with a sense of well-being even in the presence of illness or other challenging life experiences" (Rogers, 1992, p.
Rogers' principles of helicy
, resonancy, and integrality became easier to grasp when applied to patient assessment using the picture scale.
The principle of helicy
shows continuous, innovative, increasing diversity in the changing universe pattern that is unpredictable.
Her four principles, reciprocy, synchrony, helicy
, and resonancy, were later modified to three.
The concept of environment is a patterned, pandimensional energy field where health is seen as an expression of the life process and the goal of nursing is to facilitate well being through intentional mutual patterning including environmental patterning to promote helicy
, integrality and resonancy (Fawcett, 1993).
The principle of helicy
is defined as "the continuous, innovative, unpredictable increasing diversity of human and environmental field patterns.
Finally, the principle of helicy
is defined as "the continuous,
2005) the conceptualization of well-being that guided the development of the WPS is the nature of the homeodynamic principles of helicy
, resonancy, and integrality that manifest as pattern.
, referring to the human process of self-organization, diversity and innovative change, is evident in the women's acknowledgement of a changing body and their ability to recognize they could not stop change but they could purposefully participate in the changes occurring in their body and their environment.