Michał Ziarko

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AIM Depressive disorders, which remain one of the most common and recurrent mood disorders worldwide, presently affect up to 15% of the population under age 25. Adolescent depression is related to a number of adverse phenomena such as scholastic/academic failure, juvenile delinquency, illicit substance abuse or suicide. Studies show that students are at a(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY To investigate into the mechanisms of resiliency in women after mastectomy. We hypothesized that the mechanism of resiliency in women with breast cancer would involve facilitation of adaptive coping strategies and inhibition of maladaptive strategies. We tested a mediational model in which resiliency was related to satisfaction with life(More)
The authors demonstrate the dependence of development of a uniform layer of syncytiotrophoblast with good cytochrome oxidase activity in placental villi on the absence of noxious industrial by-products in the environment of the pregnant woman. The degree of deviation from the developmental norm observed in regions free from industrial pollution can serve as(More)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease with many somatic, psychological and social consequences. Somatic consequences are connected mainly with increasing levels of negative emotions such as depression, anxiety and a tendency to react with anger to many daily life situations. Additionally, loss of hope has been reported as another effect of(More)
OBJECTIVE Chronic disease is a critical life event which demands significant psychological adjustment. Coping strategies and resources such as sense of coherence, self-efficacy, etc. remain factors affecting stress response. PATIENTS AND METHODS The examined group included patients with ischemic heart disease (n = 134), type 1 diabetes mellitus (n = 109)(More)
A comprehensive understanding of participants’ motives to complete web-based surveys has the potential to improve data quality. In this study we tested the construct validity of a scale developed to measure motivation to participate in webbased surveys. We expected that 7 different motivations observed in our previous study will form a 3-factor structure,(More)
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