Joanna Szczepańska-Gieracha

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a whole-body cryotherapy (WBCT) on various parameters of the mental state of patients depending on their age, gender, and diagnosed illness. The study included 55 subjects - 43 women and 12 men aged from 20 to 70 years. Based on the diagnosed illness, the patients were divided into two diagnostic groups.(More)
We compared postural stability with eyes open (EO) and with visual feedback (VFB) in 15 elderly subjects with cognitive impairment (SwCI) and 17 controls. Postural stability was evaluated using the center-of-pressure (COP) mean radius and velocity, while postural strategies by the frequency and damping of the difference between the COP and the(More)
INTRODUCTION Falls are one of the major problems among the elderly population. It has been established that people with dementia fall down more often. It is believed that this is a consequence of risky decision making by people with dementia resulting from cognitive deterioration. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the psychological state of women who have undergone surgery for breast cancer or cardiac surgery, including examination of the role of social support in both groups. The study included 48 women (mean age: 66.04 ± 8.3 years). They were divided into two groups according to diagnosis: 23 women (mean age: 69.2 ± 8.6 years)(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the project was to assess changes of occupational and relational functioning within 2 years period of ambulatory treatment of persons suffering from different mental disorders. MATERIAL AND METHOD Outpatients (n = 184) at the age of 18-54 from five diagnostic groups - according to ICD-10: psychotic disorders (F2), affective disorders(More)
We are grateful for the letter from Demaria et al. [1]. We are pleased and satisfied that the article 'Risk factors and anxiety symptoms 8 years after coronary artery bypass grafting' [2] has met the interest of colleagues and initiated a debate in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, all the more since our other paper on the same subject has(More)
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