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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)
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)
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)
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)
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