Jaron Schorr

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of music as a unitary-transformative means of altering the perception of chronic pain among women with rheumatoid arthritis within the context of Newman's model of health as expanding consciousness. In this repeated measures investigation, 30 women diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis for a minimum of 6(More)
Margaret Newman's model of perceived duration of time as an index to consciousness provided the theoretical framework for the study in which perceived control was tested as a possible factor in conflicting findings regarding perceived duration of time among the elderly. Forty institutionalized aged women were tested to explore the relationship between(More)
Newman's model of health as expanding consciousness provided the framework for investigation of the phenomenon of powerlessness among aging women. The study sought to identify a pattern of relationships among the impact of chronic illness, frame of temporal reference, death anxiety, hopelessness, and powerlessness. However, subjects manifested high levels(More)
Newman's model of health as the expansion of consciousness and Prigogine's theory of dissipative structures provide the framework for the development of a model of consciousness as a dissipative structure. Relationships among Type A behavior, temporal orientation, and death anxiety are examined and explicated within the human field pattern of consciousness(More)
This study examined differences in consciousness indexes (perceived duration of time) at different levels of physical exertion within the framework of Newman's model of health and with emphasis on Prigogine's theory of dissipative structures. The sample consisted of 100 volunteers participating in regular aerobic exercise. Instruments included 817E Monarch(More)
Recent developments in nursing science include the development of theoretic structures that focus on the developmental nature of the human life process. According to Rogers, this life process represents a unitary phenomenon within which change is constant and evolutionary. Such change occurs through a dynamic, rhythmic interaction between the person and the(More)
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