Theorist Title of their theory Central theory Person Health
What their theory is all about
Hildegard Peplau Theory of interpersonal Relationships Describe the dynamic relationship between the nurse and the patient. Man is an organism that lives in an unstable equilibrium, psychological, physiological, and social fluidity. Life is the process of striving in the direction of stable equilibrium. It is the forward movement of the personality. Fluid context of the nurse-client relationship. Nursing is the therapeutic interpersonal process carried out through the relationship between the person and the nurse. The nurse listens to her client she or he develops a general impression of the client's situation. Imogene King Interaction system framework and theory of goal attainment Process of Human Interaction Humans are open systems who are social, rational, perceiving, controlling, purposeful, action and time oriented. Health is purposeful, adaptive response to internal and external stimuli to maintain balance and comfort. Internal and external environment continually interacts to assist in adjustment to change. It is perceiving, thinking relating, judging, and acting with an individual who comes to nursing situations. The theory describes dynamic, interpersonal relationship in which a person grows and develops to attain certain life goals. Josephine Paterson and Loreta Zderad Humanistic Theory Concerned with the phenomenological experiences of individuals and the exploration of human experiences. Man is an individual being capable of opening options, values and the unique manifestation of their past, present and future. A matter of personal survival, a process of
potential for well-being and more being. A quality of living and dying. The phenomenon of society or environment is the community. A nurturing response of one person to another in a time of need that aims toward development of well-being and more being. An abstract statement formulated to predict, explain or describe the relationships among concepts, constructs or events.