Preciada Azancot Medina
Javier Soto Álvarez
State of the art: To date, the tools that have served to support heart disease have been behavioral patterns type A and type B which, although useful for identifying the type of emotional conduct that favors heart disease, were insufficiently scientific to help understand said behaviors – in other words, the beliefs that give rise to them –or to genuinely eradicate them, by replacing these life attitudes with other healthier and even curative ones if the damage had already been done. This is the support tool that we present here today.
Methodology: The new reference science: MAT.
Verified in more than 120,000 cases with total success over twenty two years of voluntary isolation, now for the first time comes to light a precise science of human functioning: MAT (the Metamodel of Analysis that Transforms). MAT is the emotional and sensory engineering of the six-dimensional universal human structure. Created by Preciada Azancot Medina, a successful consultant specialized for more than thirty years in the Management of Strategic Change Processes, PhD in Law, engineer of organizations and methods, Transactional Analysis psychologist, writer, artist, founder and president of MAT-Cachet (Web: www.mat-cachet.com), MAT represents a significant advance in knowledge of how the human being functions. There are already more than a dozen books available on MAT, most of them written by its creator, revealing her discoveries and its applications. Here we will merely summarize the bases of this new science and its scope in the prevention and treatment of heart disease.
During more than two years at the Hospital Universitario de la Princesa in Madrid, under the supervision and tutelage of Doctor Graciano Martín Pérez, head of the cardiology service and with the collaboration of noted specialist doctors, MAT’s creator researched the MAT behavioral patterns in patients suffering from high risk diseases, with novel results. This research was carried out full-time between May 1990 and June 1992. Since then, MAT’s creator has put her discoveries into practice on her analyzed patients, with significant outcomes.
MAT demonstrates that the human structure is not four-dimensional as believed by the ancient Greeks. The human structure is six-dimensional. Each dimension corresponds to a structure, or installation, whose function is to make us perfectly capable of satisfying one of our six basic and indispensable needs for life. These are, contrary to what is believed since Abraham Maslow, innate. They are six, not four and learned as he believed (safety, belonging, status and self-realization). Plus, they are installed in our innate functional engineering in a very precise hierarchical sequence, which is also innate.
According to MAT’s conclusions, these universal needs and functions are in this hierarchy and order: safety, development, justice, transformation, belonging and plenitude. They are sequential, in this exact hierarchical order.
Human emotions, according to MAT, are not unpredictable and uncontrollable states of mind. Authentic emotions are the only intelligent and innate highly specialized energies capable of making each of our structures function correctly. And therefore, there are six authentic emotions and in this order: fear, sadness, anger, pride, love and joy. Authentic fear is responsible for safety, sadness for development, anger for justice, pride for transformation, love for belonging and joy for plenitude.
Authentic emotions are those that correspond in quality, intensity and duration to the stimulus that provokes them. These stimuli are captured by our senses, which are not five, rather six – sex being a highly defined and specialized sense – each one equally specialized in stimulating one of our structures, and requesting the corresponding emotion: i.e. touch, hearing, smell, taste, sight, and sex; in this hierarchical order.
MAT redefines each of our authentic emotions, because the definitions that we know are inaccurate. MAT’s definitions are as follows:
- Fear, is the innate capacity to perceive threats to our own or to others’ integrity.
- Sadness is the innate capacity to perceive temporary or definitive losses of what is valuable and what is alive.
- Anger is the innate capacity to perceive and react against lies, manipulations and aggressions.
- Pride is the innate capacity to transform (and to transform oneself) through growth, discovery and creation.
- Love is the innate capacity to create (and to create for oneself) a safe space where one can be what one was born to be (preserving what we were given and recovering what we lost).
- Joy is the innate capacity to find truth in order to flow in peace and to experience relief by removing dead weights from one’s life.
When we allow each of our structures to be fed by its corresponding emotion connected to its appropriate sense, we function properly and our physical and psychological health is guaranteed.
MAT’s research into high risk diseases has located, identified and verified typical emotional dysfunctions of patients suffering from the investigated high risk diseases. These characteristic dysfunctions comprise behavioural patterns – absolutely correlated to precise deviations from the corresponding engineering pattern – which can be perfectly identified and corrected through MAT. The MAT behavioural patterns that favour various diseases have already been identified – a different behavioural pattern per disease – for heart disease, cancer, AIDS, lung disease, neurological diseases, nutritional and endocrine diseases as well as the six types of psychosis and the eight types of sociopath. In this article we look only at heart disease. We would like to make it very clear that the conclusions we present apply exclusively to heart disease and not to any other disease. Not even to obesity, smoking and high cholesterol, which each have a different emotional cause.
For the time being, the creator of MAT simply invites universities and foundations working on heart disease to verify and document the already discovered behavioral patterns and even to apply their correction not only in the context of prevention, but also as a treatment to support the drugs prescribed for these diseases. These behavioral patterns have been objectified and simplified in such a way that together with her team of MAT-Cachet teachers and consultants, the creator is in a position to instruct doctors and patients in less than six months of training. This is because prevention and treatment of a specific disease requires only a brief and well-defined training course. This is not the case with MAT as a whole, which requires a thirteen-year investment of intense and thorough dedication.
MAT behavioral pattern of the potential heart patient:
In an in-depth study of 504 heart patients with confirmed diagnoses at the cardiology division of the Hospital de la Princesa in Madrid, in 93% of cases patients shared the same behavioral pattern, which revealed the same dysfunction of their emotional functioning engineering pattern: instead of authentic sadness, they reacted with resentful anger, and instead of authentic anger, they felt and acted with conformist and defeatist depression.
This behavioral pattern is common to one of the six personality typologies we find in MAT, the Constructor typology, whose precise characteristics can be found in the books written by Preciada Azancot The Splendour of the Human Being, The Civilizing Leader and The Pacifying Strategist. There are two more books by MAT’s creator, which are ideal for learning about and distinguishing between the universes of the two sick emotions that lead to heart disease – sadness and anger – how to correct them and cure them: The book of your development, or how to eliminate sadness and The book of your justice or how to eliminate anger. In this article we limit ourselves to summarizing the dysfunctions in question and describing the behavioral pattern of the potential heart patient.
What does the inversion of the emotions sadness and rage involve?
We have already shown how MAT discovers that each emotion, when it is authentic, is the only energy capable of powering and making the corresponding personality structure function correctly: MAT shows that sadness, defined as the innate capacity to perceive losses and find alternative options, is the energy that is valid for making us intelligent, since the capabilities of the structure that it powers – the Synthesiser in MAT terminology – give rise to have the following skills: listening, preserving, selecting, developing, archiving, updating, classifying, perceiving what is dead and what is diseased, memorizing, thinking, negotiating, detecting rights and wrongs, relating, calculating, perceiving losses and increases, processing, connecting, communicating, and finding options and solutions. We could say that it is the continuous improvement of the mind aimed at its true basic function: development.
With regards to authentic anger, defined as the innate capacity to react against lies, manipulations, aggressions and injustices and to denounce them, proposing healthier and more updated values, it gives rise to the following capacities and skills – those of the Vitaliser in MAT terminology – those of perceiving sensations and emotions, feeling, distributing, assigning, reacting, denouncing, attacking, diluting, dissolving, vitalizing, reinstating, eradicating, mobilizing and moving. We could say health and vitality, freshness and vigor. And it guarantees for us the exercise of its basic function: justice, or the legitimate instauration of natural law to summarize.
When, instead of feeling and acting out sadness, one feels and reacts with anger, a resentful personality emerges, which looks more for scapegoats than solutions. On an organic level, authentic rage is related, according to MAT, to the good functioning of the liver and digestive system. One cannot think using the liver with impunity… We cannot make neurons of our guts without producing a profile of sterile impotence and a vision of life that poorly hides a resentment that seeks to make the just pay for the guilty. On condition of not having to remember the where, what, how, why, when and what for of the losses that left one disconsolate, yes, but that one doesn’t wish to recover so as not to become reconciled with life, preferring a childish tantrum over mature clarity in the face of problems or insufficiencies to be resolved or alleviated. Nor is one up to the conciliatory task of making just and healthy decisions. One prefers to be the victim of a cruel destiny rather than a sensitive and impartial corrector. The patient runs away from the pain that makes one grow and correct errors, to become disconsolate about what never could have been and, therefore, never was. The myth of Prometheus with the eagle devouring his liver as a result of Jupiter’s envy is a model of identification that, in reality is poor consolation for the sufferer.
When, instead of feeling authentic rage against lies and manipulation, one experiences conformist and defeatist sadness, the belief is reinforced that nothing can change or be changed, and that any attempt at reacting, denouncing, proposing new values and taking a risk in favour of a healthy and legitimate life is the pure fantasy of children and unrealistic dreamers. One then believes that one is serious because one is conformist, and useful because resigned, and robotized. The myth of Sisyphus, eternally and wearily pushing uphill the rock that before reaching the top always rolls down again, making it necessary to start all over again endlessly and in vain, installs us in a senseless life of futility that is a pure valley of tears without possible remedy.
Thus, one accuses instead of finding solutions and growing through one’s mistakes, and renounces to act in order to change what can be changed.
MAT standard portrait of the potential heart disease patient:
The standard personality structure of the patient with heart disease is characterized by the invasion of the Synthesiser and the crushing of the Vitaliser. This hyper-rational heart patient reasons all the time in order to escape contact with creating, transcendent and sensual reality, which is thus silenced. The patient is an individual whose universe became small, shrunk, and was crushed beneath the weight of his own mistrust and jealousy in the face of the creating reality that deserves to be lived. This patient mistrusts everyone, others and himself and only believes in what is reified and dead. In The heart of man,. Erich Fromm describes this type of personality as necrophilic, in other words as one who only loves what is already classified, divided, mummified, framed; in short, what can no longer be transformed. This individual is subject to society’s most stagnated values and like a sheep in the herd, has a clear conscience because he believes in the reasoning of the majority. He is an enemy of what is individual, of the genius, of the dissident’s voice. And the worst thing is that this type of person is potentially particularly creative, and silences this possibility while being jealous of other proud creators. As a result, he is always under pressure to control any whim to transform in his surroundings. He is always rushing, since he needs to wear himself out maintaining the heavy social machinery. Always frustrated, because what he does escapes his control. Always guilty since nothing is aseptic enough for his taste. Irritable but resigned. In a hurry but inefficient, boring and tiresome with everything that is not the peace of the cemetery. This is the MAT behavioral pattern of ischemic heart patients.
Valvular heart patients are the former’s consenting victims. They dream of a livelier world, but want to achieve it with the former’s collaboration, blessing and agreement. They agree with the former, and believe that to be an adult is to form part of what is trite and dead and that they are childish because they are more alive.
MAT treatment of heart disease:
The MAT approach provides a real solution in cardiology, because it is based on the following discoveries:
- The patient is a coherent and congruent system, and not a series of separate and hazardous organs and emotions. This idea already finds widespread acceptance and top doctors will find MAT to be the most precise science regarding the emotional functioning of the human being, without excessive resistance. MAT is so objective and rational that it enthralls men of science, who comprise more than 70% of the pupils of the MAT School of Leaders.
- Today, to cure what is diseased requires multidisciplinary teams to work in coordination and with intense mutual respect for each other: in this case, heart doctors, MAT specialists in human conduct, and pharmacologists. This trio is inseparable and each empowers the other for the benefit of the patient and science.
- The patient is responsible for his disease. Only this way is it possible for the patient’s will to emerge to correct the causes and opt for integral health. And there must be absolute respect for the patient, instead of a patronizing and arrogant attitude on the part of carers, and a childish and symbiotic passivity on the part of patients.
- Society is responsible for diseases: the society we have built ourselves is diseased and a factory of patients. And to correct it by orienting it, in this case, towards authentic development and the biophilia that guarantee health and the responsible participation of the best, is the most decisive factor in the fight against disease. In this, MAT is also pioneering, since it demonstrates that we were all born to achieve safety, development, justice, transformation, love and happiness as a right and inherent duty of our condition as human beings, and it shows how to achieve, conserve and transcend all the potentials that we bring with us when we are born.
At the same time, MAT treatment encompasses prevention and complementary support for the drugs prescribed as part of the cure. In prevention it is not enough to recommend the Mediterranean diet or to make smoking the scapegoat for the evils of the universe; it is necessary above all to eradicate the structural causes: to learn, correct, differentiate and retain what is authentic sadness and its functions and authentic anger and its uses, without inverting them. Because even a five-year old child can understand that when sadness is needed since it is what keeps the internal machinery in sensitive harmony, and is replaced by shocks and eruptions, elasticity of the blood vessels is lost. To visualize this, try giving an elastic band angry jerks and we will find out. And when we need more flow, more vitality, in other words, pure anger, and we replace it with conformism and resigned defeatism, the channels are crushed and that causes stenosis. A plumber is capable of understanding this.
In medicine, it has already been accepted that stress is a major cause of illness. And heart disease also has its type A and type B behavioral patterns, which do not stand out for their scientific nature. Why not then learn that there are 43 types of emotional stress, scientifically provable, and that each type of stress produces a different disease? And why not experiment and prove the validity and reach of the MAT behavioral pattern of heart diseases? Certainly, for any doctor, medical association and pharmaceutical laboratory wishing to have any more information, we will be delighted to provide it through our Web: www.mat-cachet.comt. And we also recommend careful reading of our two books on sadness and anger, as mentioned above.