Viewed humans as Biopsychosocial beings constantly interacting with a changing environment and who cope with their environment through Biopsychosocial adaptation mechanisms.
Presented the Adaptation Model. She viewed each person as a unified biopsychosocial system in constant interaction with a changing environment. She contented that the person as an adaptive system, functions as a whole through interdependence of its part. The system consists of input, control processes, output feedback.
Focuses on the ability of Individuals, families, groups, communities, or societies to adapt to change.
The degree of internal or external environmental change and the person’s ability to cope with that change is likely to determine the person’s health status.
Nursing interventions are aimed at promoting physiologic, psychologic, and social functioning or adaptation.
To identify the types and demands placed on a client and client’s adaptation to the demands.