Anna Siewierska

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This paper presents various models of child and adolescent prevention programmes of eating disorders with the emphasis on the efficiency of these models. On the ground of the available literature, the authors present the results of these methods. It seems that in every prevention programme risk and protective factors, which are connected with the given(More)
In the first part of the paper, authors describe some research tools for the assessment of family functioning, concentrating mainly on self-report questionnaires of the family members. Advantages and methodological limitations of such methods are discussed. Several questionnaires of self-report type are described such as e.g. the Family APGAR, Family(More)
AIM Recent research has suggested that school-based programmes of prevention of eating disorders obtained ambiguous results. The aim of our work was to establish the efficacy of the eating disorders prevention programme for schoolgirls of secondary schools. METHOD Subjects in the experimental groups received 8 sessions of practice with various tasks,(More)
The relation of some family characteristics such as cohesion and adaptability with organic risk factors, developmental psychopathology, clinical picture and premorbid adjustment was assessed in the group of 100 hospitalized adolescent patients and families. We found correlation between: some of organic risk factors (pathology of neonatal period, pathology(More)
The authors present characteristics of Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) proposed by Gardner as well as data, which may help to differentiate that syndrome with real psychological, physical and sexual abuse. The consequences of Gardner Syndrome for legal decisions in the court cases of child custody and the critique of this syndrome in forensic and(More)
The paper presents general considerations concerned with using prevention programmes mental disorders in children and adolescents. In this context the authors try to describe current views on creating prevention programmes of eating disorders. These programmes require clearly defined, potentially modifiable risk factors and protective factors.
• ABSTRACT: In standard FG (DIK, 1997) grammatical functions are assigned directly to the underlying representation in a more or less across the board fashion, only taking into consideration the language dependent semantic function hierarchy. This approach bypasses a number of constraints on subject assignment that may be gathered from typological data, and(More)
This paper is based on a nascent project on Lancashire dialect grammar, which aims to describe the relevant features of this dialect and to engage with related theoretical and methodological debates. We show how corpora allow one to arrive at more precise descriptions of the data than was previously possible. But we also draw attention to the need for other(More)
235 primary school children (VIII grade) aged about 14 years, meeting the criteria for depressive syndrome were assessed by the IPAT High School Personality Questionnaire of R.B. Cattell (14 factors version). Results show that the personality of adolescents with depressive syndrome is characterized by a tendency to isolation and conflictual relations with(More)