Andrius Narbekovas

Andrius Narbekovas
Vytautas Magnus University · Departments of Theology

MD, PhD

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Publications (28)
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Backround: In recent years, there is an increasing number of data supporting the relation between lunar cycle and alterations in human body. For instance, it has been proved that hospitalized spontaneous abortions are significantly associated with the lunar cycle . Given that the most common cause of spontaneous abortion is chromosomal abnormalitie...
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Backround: Romantic relationships were described as the unique partnership where intimacy and mutual feelings of love and affection are manifested. However they may be linked with some level of anxiety and depression - two separate conditions, that strongly linked to one another with almost indistinguishable elements. The aim of the study to analys...
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Background and objectives: Noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), which has been introduced clinically since 2011, uses the circulating cell-free fetal DNA in the maternal blood to evaluate the risk of a chromosomal anomaly. The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of NIPT using a single nucleotide polymorphism method. Materials and Met...
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The term natural family planning (NFP), both in the scientific terminology and in the practical language of health policy, is often referred to as natural contraception or fertility awareness-based methods (FABM). "NFP. A guide to providing services," issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1988, presents NFP as a method inconsistent with...
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Background and aims: Smoking is the main risk factor for the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that has been recently defined as a systemic pul- monary inflammatory disease. However, the impact of smok- ing itself on systemic inflammation in COPD patients has not yet been well established. The aim of our study was to inves...
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The article raises the issue of today’s application of assisted (artificial) reproduction methods, which are incom-patible with human dignity. The authors articulate the principles of human dignity, which are formulated as an evaluation tool of criteria and them revealing system of indicators in the assessed object. The article compares Naprotechno...
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The article aims to investigate the relationship between theology and communication reviewing the main concepts of theology and communication. This reflection considers the mysteries of the Trinity, the Incarnation, the Holy Spirit and the Church in the light of communication. The main aim of the article is to show that taking a communication persp...
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Aetiology of chromosomal mutations is not clearly known up till now. The aim of the study was to analyse if assisted reproductive technologies (ART), use of oral contraceptive and previous abortions are associated with increased risk of genotoxicy for chromosomal nondisjunction in meiosis in subsequent pregnancies. Study included analysis of 49 fam...
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Sudarytojai: kun. prof. dr. (HP) Andrius Narbekovas prof. dr. Birutė Obelenienė
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Physicians are obliged to provide treatment that is consistent with their commitment to avoid or minimize harm (nonmaleficence) and their commitment to do good (beneficence). Therefore, if patient's desires were contradictory to the primary aim of medicine, the doctor's calling would require him/her to thoroughly analyze the cause of the disease an...
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mogaus gyvybės pradžios ir apsaugos problematika Lietuvos studentų požiūriu Straipsnyje apžvelgiamas kiekybinis anketavimo metodu atliktas tyrimas, kurio tikslas-išsiaiškinti Vytauto Di-džiojo universiteto ir Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universiteto studentų požiūrį į abortą. Iš viso apklausti 725 stu-dentai. Gautų duomenų analizė leidžia teigti, jog...
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Smoking is the main risk factor for the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that has been recently defined as a systemic pulmonary inflammatory disease. However, the impact of smoking itself on systemic inflammation in COPD patients has not yet been well established. The aim of our study was to investigate the association be...
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This article presents data on the phenomenology of delusions of persecution and poisoning in patients with schizophrenia and determines parallels between sociodemographic status and personal religiosity and this type of delusions. We have studied the content of delusions in patients with schizophrenia looking for persecution and poisoning themes us...
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This article attempts to explore the phenomenology of religious delusions in patients suffering from schizophrenia and to determine parallels between personal religiosity and content of religious delusions. We have studied the content of delusions in patients with schizophrenia looking for religious themes using Fragebogen fur psychotische Symptome...
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Naujausi pasaulyje išleisti psichiatrijos vadovai nurodo, kad antisocialinis žmonių elgesys ir psichikos ligos gali būti ne tik genetiškai paveldimi, bet ir išprovokuoti visuomenėje vykstančių reiškinių, nulemti sociokultūrinės aplinkos bei joje dominuojančių atvejų[1]. Kultūra, papročiai, įsitikinimai turi ypatingos reikšmės psichikos sveikatai[2]...
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This article attempts to explore the genesis of the world's end (Apocalyptic) delusions. Religious ideas of the world end given in the Sacred Scripture is found in the content of delusions but is added with inclusion of modern signs and description of the apocalypse, produced in delusional thinking of contemporary patients suffering from schizophre...
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We are all called to make moral decisions, not only about preserving life and health, but also about accepting our death and dying. There are situations, when it is morally right, and indeed obligatory, to allow a dying person to die in peace and dignity. But there is a world of difference between allowing a peaceful death, and deliberately setting...
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Human beings are made in the image and likeness of God and are therefore of intrinsic worth or value, beyond all prices. Almost all Christian pro-life arguments spring from the fountain of personal dignity. Euthanasia would make moral sense only if it were possible to say, morally, that this dignity had vanished. To commit euthanasia is to act with...

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