Mateusz Cybulski

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PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess possible differences between a group of residents of public nursing homes (PNH) and a group of members of Universities of the Third Age (UTA) measured using standard psychometric scales. MATERIALS AND METHODS The research was conducted between January 3, 2013 and February 15, 2014 on a group of 200 residents of(More)
BACKGROUND Ageing of society is a significant challenge to public health, both socially and health wise. Adaptation to illness and its acceptance play an important role in control and patients' self-control in many diseases of old age. The right attitude of doctors to patients, especially, geriatric patients determines, among others, a patient's quality of(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to assess the most frequent skin diseases in people over 60 years old among residents of a public nursing home and students of the University of the Third Age in Bialystok. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study was carried out from April to June 2015 in Bialystok, in two groups: 100 residents of a public nursing home and 100(More)
BACKGROUND Aging is becoming a more noticeable phenomenon in Poland and Europe. We analysed the perception of youth by elderly and compared attitudes of students of the University of the Third Age (SU3A) with nursing homes residents (NHR) to young people. METHODS Our questionnaire was distributed to 140 people over the age of 50 (70 SU3A and 70 NHR). (More)
BACKGROUND Statistical data from the turn of the 21st century shows a significant increase in the average human life span and, what follows, an extension of old age. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to become familiar with the opinions submitted by respondents regarding aging and old age, health problems connected with aging and preferred health(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to assess the level of emotion control, anxiety, and self-efficacy in the inhabitants of Bialystok (Poland) aged above 60. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 300 people above the age of 60, inhabitants of Bialystok and its neighborhoods: 100 residents of public nursing home, 100 participants of the University of the(More)
Statistical data from the turn of the 20th century (1) shows a significant increase in the average human life span and, what follows, an extension of old age. The world is aging and Po-land has joined the list of countries classified as demographically old since the rate at which society is aging has become very fast. Negative stereotypes of aging affect(More)
Skin diseases constitute an essential health and aesthetic problem in the elderly. The aim of the study was to evaluate the knowledge of the elderly residents of public nursing homes and participants of the University of the Third Age in Bialystok, Poland surrounding the factors influencing skin ageing, the awareness of skin conditions in agening skin, and(More)
BACKGROUND Demographic aging of society poses numerous challenges, including the provision of health care to the elderly population. According to World Health Organization data, the most frequent mental disorders in the senior population are: dementia, depression, and drug and alcohol addiction. The aim of this study was to subjectively assess mental health(More)
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