Antanas Gostautas

Antanas Gostautas
Vytautas Magnus University · Department of Theoretic Psychology

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The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of addictive substance use among students during one-year period, to evaluate the present situation, and to substantiate the necessity of prevention. Material and methods. The participants of the study were students of the Lithuanian University of Agriculture: 1475 students were inquired in 2005...
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The aim of the study was to evaluate associations of emotional state and quality of life with lipid concentration, duration of the disease, and the way of treating the disease in males and females with type 2 diabetes mellitus. A total of 53 persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus (27 males and 26 females; mean age, 58.7±8.9 years) and 56 healthy per...
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The aim of the study was to evaluate associations of emotional state and quality of life with lipid concentration, duration of the disease, and the way of treating the disease in males and females with type 2 diabetes mellitus. A total of 53 persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus (27 males and 26 females; mean age, 58.7+/-8.9 years) and 56 healthy p...
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The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of addictive substance use among students during one-year period, to evaluate the present situation, and to substantiate the necessity of prevention. MATERIAL AND METHODS The participants of the study were students of the Lithuanian University of Agriculture: 1475 students were inquired in 2005...
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The objective of the study was to identify factors related to the number of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy sessions required to solve adolescents’ problems. The study was conducted at foster care and health care institutions. The sample consisted of 73 adolescents (41 % male, 59 % female), aged 12 to 18 years, who achieved a high level of therapeut...
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The objective of the study was to identify factors related to the number of solution-focused brief therapy sessions required to solve adolescents' problems. The study was conducted at the foster care and health care institutions. The sample consisted of 73 adolescents (41% of males, 59% of females), aged 12 to 18 years, who achieved high level of t...
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The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence and the frequency of the usage of alcohol (ethanol), tobacco, and other addictive substances and the amounts of such substances consumed among male and female students. The study was performed by applying a questionnaire consisting of 26 standard questions for the evaluation of the respondents' h...
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The aim of the study was to evaluate the changes in the symptoms of depression and subjective quality of life improvement during inpatient treatment. A total of 87 patients were assessed during the first five days of hospitalization and during naturalistic follow-up at the time of discharge using Composite International Diagnostic Interview Short F...
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Psychosocial adjustment of adolescents with health disorders has been studied extensively. However, it is unclear whether different health disorders have specific impact on adjustment, or disorder in general relates to the development of adjustment difficulties as a factor limiting adolescent's physical and social activity. This study was aimed to...
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In the literature there is a lack of well-designed research on the effectiveness of Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) for adolescents having social or health difficulties. Besides, it remains unclear, whether the effectiveness of SFBT is similar across different subgroups of adolescents (e.g. foster care, clinical, general population etc.). The...
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Objective: The present study evaluated the effectiveness of the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) model among adolescents in primary mental health care and foster care institutions. Method: The effectiveness was evaluated according to the scales of client's and counselor's evaluation of therapeutic improvement as well as adolescent's behavior c...
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Objective: Despite the increasing attention and financing suicide remains a problem in Lithuania. A large percentage of Lithuanian adolescents have suicidal thoughts. Nevertheless, there is lack of data about sex differences as well as the relationship among suicidal thoughts and psychosocial adjustment problems in adolescence, which aggravate the...
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The aim of the present study was to determine the significance of risk areas of stressogenic behavior (type A) and smoking for development of myocardial infarction and death within various time periods from the first health screening; as well as to evaluate the impact of the cumulative effect of these two factors upon the development of myocardial...
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The aim of the study was to assess personality correlates of depressiveness as well as their relationships with the level of depressiveness. The data on the depressiveness of 954 (452 boys and 502 girls) of ninth grade schoolchildren from 26 secondary schools of one administrative region of Lithuania were analyzed. The methods used in the study wer...
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The aim of the study was to assess the possibility of psychological correction in groups to decrease depressiveness among senior schoolchildren. Data of 87 (53 girls and 34 boys) depressive schoolchildren, who participated in the sessions for developing communication skills were analyzed. Depressiveness was assessed by the Depression scale of Minne...

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