Teresa Rzepa

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BACKGROUND Syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases may cause some psychological problems and anxiety among the infected patients. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to examine the differences in stress level and stress coping strategies of patients infected with syphilis and healthy controls. Also, the authors aimed at establishing types of(More)
BACKGROUND Endovascular treatment of internal carotid artery stenosis (ICAS) has gained popularity in recent years. Offering CAS, which is a controversial treatment in asymptomatic disease, may provoke patient distrust of the diagnosis and intervention benefit. The aim of this study was to prove that asymptomatic ICAS patients tend to show an emotional(More)
INTRODUCTION A prolonged feeling of shame leads to particularly negative consequences and it accompanies, as well as triggers, any kind of stigma. AIM AS EMPIRICAL WORKS ON SHAME DUE TO STIGMATIZING DISEASES ARE SCARCE, THE AUTHORS AIMED TO INVESTIGATE THE FOLLOWING: 1) which diseases are perceived as the most embarrassing, and 2) what level of shame is(More)
BACKGROUND This study verifies selected opinions on breast cosmetic surgery in the population of Polish women. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 78 women aged 20 to 48 years were surveyed between 2008 and 2010 before and after breast augmentation surgery using a questionnaire. The χ and Wilcoxon signed rank tests were used for statistical analysis. Most(More)
In the last years, a considerable increase in syphilis incidence was observed in Poland. This is a condition with serious health and psychosocial consequences. The research demonstrates that one of the events which significantly modify the course of human life is the somatic disease experience; hence, it was decided to examine selected aspects of the living(More)
AIM Two most frequent asymptomatic diseases qualifying for vascular surgery are abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and internal carotid artery stenosis (ICAS). Emotions experienced by the patient activate processes of dealing with the cognitive dissonance of asymptomatic disease. The aim of this paper was to compare the reasons involved in decision making on(More)
Despite extensive knowledge about quality of life of people suffering from dermatological diseases, data on patients with morphea are scarce. The aim of our study was to compare the quality of life of healthy controls and morphea patients, as well as to determine the correlation of this variable with the level of dispositional optimism. The study included(More)
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