Staying alive is something that we do automatically. Health is usually taken for granted; ordinarily, we become aware of it only when something goes wrong, that is, when we experience signals of bodily malfunction, symptoms and signs of disease. While the nature of life itself remains a mystery, a great deal is known about the processes and mechanisms involved in living systems (Miller, 1978).
KeywordsLiving System General System Theory Unconscious Knowledge Physiologic Regulatory Mechanism Energy Transaction
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