versão ISSN 1727-8120
AGUIRRE DEL BUSTO, Rosa e MACIAS LLANES, María Elena. Going over the health-disease process once again towards the thought of complexity. Rev Hum Med [online]. 2002, vol.2, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1727-8120.
It is considered the way in which the thought of complexity can constitute a methodological tool in the understanding of the health - illness process, being valued the different interpretations of it and its explanatory paradigms.The diverse approaches that epidemics as a science offer to this analysis are assessed from the historical point of view: the development of the lineal conception of the health-illness process; some considerations on the multicausal ecological pattern and the interpretation that this process reflects a collective, historical and complex phenomenon that is determined ultimately by each social system. The necessity of reforms in people's way of thinking, that allow to open new perspectives on the well-known dimensions that act in this process in Cuban medical sciences is pointed out, to demonstrate on one hand, the importance that the analysis of the socio-cultural context has to understand illness, healing, treatment and rehabilitation, and on the other hand, the epistemologic transformations that require this recognition
Palavras-chave : HEALTH-DISEASE PROCESS; NONLINEAR DINAMICS.