Jakub Greń

Jakub Greń
Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology · Department of Public Health

Master of Psychology

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Introduction: Harm reduction strategies are behaviors that may be applied in order to reduce adverse consequences associated with psychoactive substance use. Adolescents who use substances make up a large population that may benefit from applying such strategies. However, previous research in this area has focused on adults. Therefore, the purpose...
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Introduction Protective Behavioral Strategies (PBS) are an alcohol-specific cognitive-behavioral strategies that may be employed before, during and/or after drinking, in order to reduce alcohol consumption and related consequences, particularly in the at-risk populations. Previous research on PBS was limited to North American college students. The...
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Introduction: Research on adolescent risk behaviours is conducted in two approaches: normative-developmental and clinical-criminological. In the first approach, undesirable adolescent behaviour is often treated as a manifestation of transient or adolescent-limited problems. In the second approach, the undesirable behaviour is considered as manifest...
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The study was aimed at identifying the psychosocial and behavioural risk and protective factors associated with alcohol and other psychoactive substance use among high risk youth.The self-administered anonymous questionnaire was completed by a random sample of 12-to 19-year-old students attending youth sociotherapycentres (MOS) and youth correction...
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Introduction: We have extensive knowledge of the many factors related to young people’s alcohol consumption in the general population. However, less is known about risk and protective factors among at-risk youth attending special education centres, i.e. youth sociotherapy centres (MOS) and youth correctional centres (MOW). The study aim was to iden...
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Introduction: Development of effective strategies to prevent harm associated with youth substance use requires reliable data on its prevalence. To date, Polish population studies in this regard have not included youth from at-risk groups. This study aimed at examining the prevalence of substance use among Polish students attending special education...
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Introduction: The article presents a summary of the most important results of the research project on the prevalence and determinants of the psychoactive substance use and other prob-lem/risky behaviours among youth attending youth sociotherapy centres (MOS) and youth cor-rectional centres (MOW). Material and methods: Participants were randomly sel...
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The transformation of drug use patterns and user profiles have been occurring in the parallel to broader social and cultural changes. Recent innovations in the ‘digital era’, especially information technologies, together with a wider availability of illegal drugs, are catalysts for the diversification of drug phenomena. Drug trade markets have also...

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The aim of this research project in twofold. In the first part it is focused on the development of a scale measuring employment of strategies to reduce risks/harms associated with psychoactive substance use. While the second part aims to analyze the prevalence, psychosocial determinants and impact (on consequences of substance use) of the employment of such strategies among adolescents and young adults who use various psychoactive substances.