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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

"Time to care: why the humanities and the social sciences belong in the science of health" c/o BMJ Open

Reflections on this BMJ Open paper:


Care must become a truly pluralistic concept

THE SCIENCE OF HEALTH
has a requirement -
<  HOLISTIC (conceptual) BANDWIDTH  >

Consider the meaning of:

interdisciplinary
"radical interdisciplinary"
multidisciplinary
transdisciplinary
systems of systems



individual
|
INTERPERSONAL : SCIENCES
HUMANITIES ------------------------------------------- SCIENCES
SOCIOLOGY : POLITICAL
|
group - population
Psychological -
Sense of Well-being
Emotional contentment
purposes
mental health
conceptual integration
individual action (intentionality)
PsychoSocial OR Socio-Psychological
Youth activity
Subjective
Biological (models here)*
"Time to care"?
Pre-morbid, Diagnosis, Present, Prognosis
Chronological : Pathological TI:ME
TI:ME Clinical encounter
obesity, cancer, diabetes ...
methodologies, methods, practical
process
-TECHNICAL
         Objective
Qualitiative
 SOCIO-
practice
parenting, civil society
(families, school, churches, scout, unions)
Social Sciences (Medical Sociology)
Social Determinants
"psychosociocultural"
'folk' theories, group dynamics
CUL- deep knowledge -TURE
History (Community Memory)
Social Learning / UnLearning
Quantitative
Government
policy
individual - WHO - POPULATION
Burden of Disease, Budgets
public health programmes
 inc. immunization 
Healthcare systems
HIC ---- LMIC
sugar tax, commerce
Transportation
SDGs

*remote from the 'real' action?

Interdisciplinarity, or even radical indisciplinarity is insufficient to solve the problems of the 21st Century - ask our children... It not only sounds like they can see the evidence, but they are prepared to act on it. They have no choice:

A transdisciplinary approach with AI in humanistic harness will be essential.


Reference:
Clarke B, Ghiara V, Russo F Time to care: why the humanities and the social sciences belong in the science of health BMJ Open 2019;9:e030286. 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030286