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 In our first book Your Healer Within, we explained that the four causes or principles each have mind, body, and spirit aspects.  Thus, we have a 4 by 3 matrix that can be used as a checklist of possible perspectives in health care.  Practices not taking into account interactions among the four principles and three aspects (mind, body, and spirit) would necessarily lead to incomplete treatment. 

 

We showed that health care could be organized by the four causes of Aristotle:  the formal, the material, the efficient, and the final cause:


TYPE OF CAUSE          HEALTHCARE PRINCIPLE        PERSPECTIVE

Formal                        Interactive Unity                      How

Material                     Struct.- func. Interdep.            What

Efficient                      Self-Healing Mechanism         Who

Final                           Meaning-Expectancy Resp.     Why