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Alicja Rozyk Myrta

Alicja Rozyk Myrta
University of Applied Sciences in Nysa · Faculty of Medical Sciences

Doctor of Human Science

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The authors postulate that their recently published theory explaining the essence of human self-awareness is useful to consider whether a personal planetary consciousness is emerging on our planet. Their earlier published theory posits that the feeling of self-awareness can be effectively explained when it is assumed that it arises as a result of t...
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The known theories discussing the essence of consciousness have been recently updated. This prompts an attempt to integrate these explanations concerning several distinct components of the consciousness phenomenon such as the ego, and qualia perceptions. Therefore, it is useful to consider the latest publications on the 'Orch OR' and 'cemi' theorie...
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Difficult times of epidemics, wars and an ageing population have made humanity aware of the important role to be played by those who, at the risk of their own health and lives, help and care for others, are the new superheroes of modern reality. Nurses are the foundation of any healthcare system. Today, many of them are on the front line in the fig...
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The recent resumption of the discussion of Stuart Hameroff's and Roger Penrose's theory, which assume that the perception of qualia is realized by a quantum physics information processing in microtubules and coinciding publication, at the same time of recent progress of the so called conscious electromagnetic information field (cemi) theory prompte...
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Predictions for the upcoming decades suggest an increase in the number of elderly people in Europe; due to low fertility and the rise in average life expectancy, societies age considerably faster. The nature of these changes signifies that a complex demographic process is taking place. In consequence, one can notice an increase in the demand for pe...
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Deeper reflection on today's greatest ills surprisingly leads to the conclusion that medical staff can have a significant impact on the real mitigation of climate change and the catastrophic emissions of greenhouse gases. We will believe it, if we recall that the main sources of the colossal increase in CO 2 emissions are not only (a) transport, (b...
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The occurrence of delirium in the elderly population is an indication for rapid implementation of adequate treatment. The treatment itself is not focused on administering drugs, but depends on all available knowledge about the patient such as the patient’s medical history, living conditions or communication skills. Delirium is usually a result of t...
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People who are sexually active and have high sexual self-consciousness have better cognitive performance. Some authors emphasize that the factor positively influencing the cognitive performance of older people is not only the continuation of sexual relations but also the so-called sexual self-consciousness, which can also be described by the notion...
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Objectives: We tried to verify, how elderly people with cog-nitive impairment as opposed to persons characterized by normal mental performance answer to the questions of our own, short scale related to the sexual self-consciousness (awareness). In this way, we would like to determine whether there is a relationship , described in the literature bet...
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Older people who have high sexual self-consciousness have better cognitive performance. A factor positively influencing the cognitive performance of older people is not only the continuation of sexual relations but also some features which can be described by the notion of elevated libido. There is a question whether medical staff, especially nurse...
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The authors set themselves the task of explaining the significance of understanding the function of the glymphatic system for the clinical management of practical problems of the elderly. Since the glymphatic clearance system of the brain was discovered not long ago and investigations have only recently begun, the authors first present essential da...
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The purpose of this brief communication is to draw attention to the ever greater importance attributed to the theoretical model proposed once before, explaining the essence of neuronal circuits that realize imaginations, it means which recall the mental images. This is important for understanding the essence of consciousness. This investigations up...
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Ageing of the population and emergence of problems related to this process constitutes a basis for crossdisciplinary research. Old age is a natural part of a human life cycle and is a complex, genetically conditioned process which can be modified by environmental factors. Forecasts presented by the Central Statistical Office (Polish government agen...
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The aim of this short communication is to stimulate the discussion on the question whether, indeed, as some say authors suggest-nurses are able to perform so called "life review psychotherapy." The authors of this short communication claim that this therapy has already the well-established theoretical background done in the realm of neural sciences...
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Background: The authors argue that in the last few years we have seen a recurrent pattern of social change. It consists in the strengthening of nationalist and xenophobic sentiments, a demagogic and deceitful campaign in mass media, which has already led quite often to “populist upheavals”. Main body: As examples of such already realized changes, t...
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The authors emphasize significance for people caring for the elderly of the knowledge on the glymphatic system, discovered a few years ago They present the basic data about the contemporary possibilities of objective estimation of the function of this system. The authors postulate that it would be reasonable to search for clinical symptoms indicati...
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Sleep disorders are common in the general population. People suffering from a variety of general, neurological, and mental disorders are in high risk group. Insomnia, which is the most often form of sleep disorder, can be the onset of depression. Symptoms accompanying various neurological disorders are often a consequence of underlying sleep disord...
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The authors draw attention to the effective procedure performed by nurses aimed to counteract the adverse consequences of loneliness, the essence of which is due to the so-called "Story Theory". They recall that this "Story Theory" is one of the so-called "Middle Range Theories for Nursing", proposed by Mary Jane Smith and Patrycja Lier, which is a...
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Determination of the trajectories involves the estimation of changes in various medical parameters related to the state of health with time. Some researchers also propose tracking the changes in parameters with time by sophisticated assessments of syndromes or summarizing the estimates of the state of health. However, in our opinion, changes in the...
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Determination of the trajectories involves the estimation of changes in various medical parameters related to the state of health with time. Some researchers also propose tracking the changes in parameters with time by sophisticated assessments of syndromes or summarizing the estimates of the state of health. However, in our opinion, changes in the...
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Background The authors postulate that the recent intensification of the nationalist and xenophobic attitude in Poland and other Eastern European countries is detrimental to public mental health. The xenophobic attitude is accompanied by a higher incidence of anxiety and depression, disputes due to the polarization of opinions, a sense of embarrassm...
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Recent publications of data on the trajectories of depressive symptoms prompted the authors to consider the advisability of widening the debate on the possibilities of setting and recording 'general, overall trajectories of life'. The authors set themselves the goal of formulating the outline of a method for determining the overall trajectory of li...
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Background: We discuss the countries that have liberalized legislation on the possession of small amounts of marijuana and other drugs, and explore the justifications that inclined authorities to introduce such changes. The Czech Republic is among these countries. We compared the prevailing opinions on this issue by conducting surveys among young p...
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The authors argue that in the last few years we have seen a recurrent pattern of social change. It consists in the strengthening of nationalist and xenophobic sentiments, a demagogic and deceitful campaign in mass media, which has already led quite often to 'populist coups’. The next populist upheavals could happen in near future. This may cause th...
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The authors comment some recent articles on the detected positive associations between sexual activity and results of tests of cognitive performance achieving by older people. They indicate the data collected in the course of "Wave 6" of The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). These investigations demonstrated, that however the level of se...
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In this letter to the Editor, the authors comment recent publications about the attempts to remote realizations of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the treatment of anxiety disorders in elderly. The distinguished clinical situation is a part of a wider problem that can be named as "global crisis of aging populations". The use of CBT in many ge...
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The aim of this study is to present the available and verified methods of prevention of cognitive decline in healthy older adults and to review clinical trials of therapies to improve impaired cognitive performance. We discuss data about the actual possibility of pharmacological treatment, usefulness of physical exercises, and effectiveness of diff...
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Background: Many researchers are currently trying to determine the risk factors that predispose to early onset of dementia. We analyzed the current evidence related to the medical, psychological, social, and environmental risk factors for dementia. This enabled the formulation, in the form of a questionnaire, of a structured interview that facilita...
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Older people often exhibit memory impairments. Contemporary demographic trends cause aging of the society. In this situation, it is important to conduct clinical trials of drugs and use training methods to improve memory capacity. Development of new memory tests requires experiments on animals and then clinical trials in humans. Therefore, we decid...

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