Wlodzimierz Samborski

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AIM Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most severe chronic diseases. In many cases it leads to disability and results in a decreased quality of life and increased levels of anxiety and depression. The problem that needs to be addressed is the following: which mental processes lead to increased levels of depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis? (More)
To assess whether epileptic children have abnormal values of some trace elements, the aim of this preliminary study was to assess the serum zinc (Zn), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), and chromium (Cr) concentrations in 23 children with initial recognition of epilepsy before beginning of pharmacological therapy in comparison with a healthy control group of 25(More)
Some data indicate a potential relationship between insulin resistance level and the concentration of osteoprotegerin (OPG) in the body. There have been few studies concerning OPG level and its relationship with insulin resistance and body composition in young people. The aim of this study was to assess serum osteoprotegerin concentration in obese(More)
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of dementia is increasing and consequently the demands from families, institutions and healthcare system. Although a substantial amount of research on caregiving has emphasized the negative aspects of caregiving, specifically on caregiver burden and depression, less attention has been paid to the positive aspects of caregiving. The(More)
Objective: The goal of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of depression and suicidal thoughts in first year university students in Poznan, Poland and to assess whether they were connected with demographic factors such as age, having brothers or sisters, a specific social background or living arrangements, one’s major and the mode of the study program.(More)
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