Jakub Lickiewicz

Jakub Lickiewicz
Jagiellonian University | UJ · Departament of Health Psychology

PhD (Psychology) MS (Law)

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11 marca 2020 r. Światowa Organizacja Zdrowia (WHO) ogłosiła szybkie rozprzestrzenianie się epidemii koronawirusa. Aby opóźnić transmisję wirusa, rządy poszczególnych krajów zdecydowały o wprowadzeniu różnych środków ograniczających. Miały one ekonomiczny i psychologiczny wpływ na społeczeństwo i spowodowały dyskusję dotyczącą norm etycznych oraz p...
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Background Hospitalization can be hazardous for older people, but most hospitals in Europe are not prepared to meet the unique needs of older adult inpatients. Adaptations of the physical environment, care processes, and staff knowledge and skills in geriatric care are essential to improve the quality of care for older people. An assessment of base...
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Objective The Staff Attitude to Coercion Scale (SACS) was developed to assess mental health care staff's attitudes to the use of coercion in treatment. The staff's attitudes to the use of coercion may also influence their willingness to engage in professional development projects aimed at reducing use of coercion. This study systematically reviews...
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Aggressive behavior in psychiatric care is a serious problem. The causes of aggression may be ambiguous, including behaviors gender, age, or atmosphere on the ward. Other risk factors, usually not mentioned, include meteorological conditions, such as air temperature and humidity, pressure or wind. The available literature suggests a link between me...
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Introduction: Coercion can be defined as the use of force to limit a person's choices. In Poland, coercive measures may tend to be overused. However, there is limited information regarding the attitudes of nurses toward coercion in psychiatric settings and the factors influencing any decisions to use coercion. Aims: To validate the Staff Attitudes...
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Employees of psychiatric hospitals, especially the closed wards, experience aggression almost every day. Aggression in psychiatry is a particularly complex problem and is the subject of numerous studies. In this field of medicine, aggressive behavior of hospitalized patients is treated by the staff as an understandable, but undesirable component of...
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We aimed to evaluate the prevalence and incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and panic disorder (PD) among citizens in 11 countries during the Covid-19 pandemic. We explored risks and protective factors most associated with the development of these mental health disorders and their course at 68 days follow up. We...
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National governments took action to delay the transmission of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) by implementing different containment measures. We developed an online survey that included 44 different containment measures. We aimed to assess how effective citizens perceive these measures, which measures are perceived as violation of citizens’ personal f...
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Studies of patients treated for viral respiratory diseases have shown a higher level of PTSD, psychological stress, obsessive-compulsive disorders, insomnia, suicidal thoughts, psychoactive substance abuse and social anxiety than in the general population. Probably COVID-19 would cause similar, long-Term health consequences in the group of survivor...
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Introduction In Poland, the mode and site of patient treatment have changed little in the past 75 years, despite therapeutic advances worldwide. There is limited information regarding attitudes of nurses toward aggression in psychiatric settings in Poland, nor has there been an instrument in Polish to measure it. Aim To translate and validate the...
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The impact of computer games on human functioning has become the sub­ject of many studies and scientific reports. With the development of technol­ogy, games have transcended boards and become part of the video entertain­ment industry. However, technology did not end traditional games. It was only a matter of time before games were extended to other...
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Background: The number of meteoropaths, or people negatively affected by weather conditions, is rising dramatically. Meteoropathy is developing rapidly due to ever poorer adaptations of people to changes in weather conditions. Strong weather stimuli may not only exacerbate symptoms in people with diseases of the cardiovascular and respiratory syste...
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Phenomenon: Patient aggression directed toward medical personnel, including medical school students during their internships, is an increasingly important issue. To minimize this phenomenon, violence management training programs were carried out. Approach: To assess the efficacy of a violence management training program among medical school student...
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Modern healthcare education has occurred in an era of great challenges, but also of great opportunities. Learners have become accus-tomed to being bombarded by multiple stimuli to the point where traditional education often seems boring and monotonous. For this reason, modern teaching methods based on information technology are increasingly being u...
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Purpose To reduce the use of mechanical restraints, Safewards was introduced to a ward in a psychiatric hospital in Poland. Design and Methods Three aspects of Safewards were applied for 8 months. The comparison time period was the same time frame of the previous year. Findings Restraint use dropped by 24%, and the number of patients restrained d...
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Aggressive behavior poses a serious problem to medical staff. It has nu-merous consequences for the employees: they may experience anger, helplessness and even burnout, which ultimately affects the therapeu-tic process in a negative way. To reduce these negative consequences, a number of solutions are put forward, including training to prevent aggr...
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Polish women have not been studied in regard to fear, likelihood, or confidence about dangerous situations, nor has there been an instrument to measure those perceptions. The purpose of the study was fourfold: first, to present the Polish translation and validation of the Perception of Dangerous Situations Scale (PDSS-P) and second, to assess Polis...
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Background and objectives: Psychiatric hospitals are unique in character. In their work the personnel fre-quently encounter aggression on the part of patients and their families. A difficulty in describing the impact of aggression on the quality of care lies in the fact that countries differ in terms of their approach to treat-ment, education syste...
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The article embraces the problem of woman’s victimology in domestic violence environment; origins and sustainability of her role as a victim of familial abuse – all in the context of her psychological portrait. According to the author, the components of such portrait are personality, capability in stress management, fear and socioeconomic situation...
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The work concerns the issue of the infl uence of the training on the empathy and the aggression in group of children 6–9 years old. The subject of the research was to determine the level of ag-gression in group of children 6–9 years old, conducƟ ng training of empathy, and re-examinaƟ on of the level of aggression. Aggression was examinated by modi...
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Patients aggression is a serious impediment in the functioning of the medical staff. Aggression towards health care workers is also a big issue in obstetrics. This study describes aspects of patients hostility to medical staff in the delivery room. The aim of the study was to investigate patients aggression towards medical staff and assessment of...
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Summary: Introduction: Aggressive behaviour is a big issue in a work of medical personnel. Most often, the personnel had to deal with verbal aggression, but there are also incidents of physical violence. The effects of such behaviours may be different, and the consequences may appear even several years after the event. The aim of the study: The ob...
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Aim of the study: Identification of factors which determine effective communication between a doctor and a patient. Development of a tool for the evaluation of doctors’ skills of breaking bad news to patients’ relatives. Material and methods: The study was conducted with the survey method, and covered a group of 94 doctors of medicine from three ho...
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The psychiatric hospital is a distinct cultural circle, governed by its own rules and regulations. This means interfering with the patient’s privacy and the violation of his bodily integrity. The characteristic feature of the psychiatric ward is the so-called. “paternalism” manifested by legitimate interference in the patient’s personal space, for...
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The aim of this paper is to present two approaches which give an opportunity to enhance communication between medical personnel and patient and his relatives or caregivers. The first term concentrates on a „nonviolent communication” as proposed by Marshall Rosenberg. The second one, described by Stephen Palmer and other authors, uses coaching metho...
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Patients aggression is a serious impediment to the functioning of the medical staff. Various actions taking place to reduce the scale of the phenomenon. Training in dealing with patients aggression is one of them. The subject literature calls it as AMP (aggression management programs). It points to the effectiveness of such measures in the area of...
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Introduction: Patient aggression is a serious problem in nursing. The research shows large impact of aggression on the quality of care. It is necessary to study this phenomenon in work of medical staff, however no adequate tools exists in Polish literature. Aim: This study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Polish version of the 12-...
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In their daily work, medical professionals often encounter emotionally and mentally challenging situations, such as sudden health deterioration or death of their patients. The concern to ensure the highest possible level of healthcare and meet all the standards despite the limitations that come with working under the pressure of time, the interacti...
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Pierwsza na rynku wydawniczym publikacja uwzględniającą zarówno aspekt psychologiczny, prawny, jak i problematykę fizycznego radzenia sobie z agresywnym pacjentem. Czytelnik znajdzie w niej wskazówki dotyczące zachowania wobec pacjenta agresywnego werbalnie, a także propozycje postępowania po incydencie agresywnym. W książce przedstawiono techniki...
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Introduction. The aggression of patients and their families poses a serious problem in the work of medical personnel. Violence in relationships causes a number of psychological reactions of careers: from a sense of guilt through fear to anger and rage. A long-term effect is a decline in health care quality connected with occupational burnout of the...
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Cichociemni were the elite of the Polish Armed Forces in the West. They were trained in Great Britain to operate in occupied Poland and were ready for any sacrifice for the Fatherland. Despite the fact that over 2600 candidates volunteered for training and served only 316 of them were parachuted into occupied Poland. The article raises the issue of...
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Streszczenie Decyzja o oddaniu organów noworodka stanowi duże wyzwanie dla całej rodziny, a zwłaszcza dla rodziców, którzy konfrontują się wtedy z wieloma niezwykle stresującymi czynnikami. Po pierwsze, stoją przed trudnym zadaniem zaakceptowania nagłej i niespodziewanej śmierci ich dziecka. Następnie muszą zdecydować czy prze-kazać organy do trans...
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Rola personelu medycznego wobec rodzin pacjentów leczonych na Oddziale Intensywnej Terapii Streszczenie Wstęp: Podczas hospitalizacji na intensywnej terapii rodzina pacjenta jest szcze-gólnie narażona na silne emocje. Doświadczenie tej trudnej sytuacji może być konsekwencją zmian psychologicznych, np. wystąpienia zespołu stresu pourazo-wego (PTSD)...
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Rola personelu medycznego wobec rodzin pacjentów leczonych na Oddziale Intensywnej Terapii Streszczenie Wstęp: Podczas hospitalizacji na intensywnej terapii rodzina pacjenta jest szczególnie narażona na silne emocje. Doświadczenie tej trudnej sytuacji może być konsekwencją zmian psychologicznych, np. wystąpienia zespołu stresu pourazowego (PTSD) cz...
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The hospitalization in intensive care unit is a difficult situation for the patient and his family. The stay on an intensive care unit is the source of many negative emotions this way as depression, anger, despair, frustration and sense of guilt. They are a result of a resulting deep fear from the fact of the threat to life of family members and th...
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Summary Functioning as a professional nurse bears the risk of experiencing aggression from patients and their families. According to the data of American Nurses’ Association, 57% of nurses have been subjected to verbal aggression and/or threats at workplace. Similar research conducted in Poland, showed that for over 70% of nurses personal safety at...
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Intensive Care physicians should possess good communication skills as they are very often involved in breaking bad news (BBN). Difficult discussions are distressing for patients and families receiving the news and the healthcare professionals who are breaking the news. Formal training in BBN and prepared action plan can help support all participant...
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Introduction: Endoscopic examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract (upper GI) with macroscopic and histopathological evaluation provides essential tool to differentiate the organic and functional causes of dyspepsia. The distinction, however, is often smooth and not fully defined. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency and type of...
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Breaking bad news, decisions regarding end of life care and discussions regarding appropriateness of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are very stressful and difficult for patients, families and doctors. One of the reasons CPR may by inappropriately commenced, despite predictable futility is lack of adequate communication. Hospitals can adopt dif...
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The chief aim of the study was to show the relationship between psychopathy and executive functions in prisoners who had been imprisoned for aggressive crimes. 62 adult men aged between 20 and 63 took part in the study. The research was conducted at two prisons: in Nowy Wiśnicz and in Kraków. The PCL-R scale by Robert Hare was used to assess the ps...
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Researchers have often described the hacker subculture as homogeneous. The aim of this study, however, is to identify the differences between groups within this subculture. It distinguishes three groups of hackers: neophytes, who are people new to hacking and have low technical skills, an experienced elite with high technical skills and an utterly...
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This paper gives an account of research aimed at analysing the temperamental determinants of psychopathy in perpetrators of aggressive crimes. The participants were sixty-two men aged between twenty and sixty-three serving prison sentences for committing an aggressive crime. The statistical analyses concerned forty of these men whose psychopathy wa...
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Cyber crime is an ever increasing threat to the security of computer systems. Break-in methods are becoming more and more sophisticated and complicated. This necessitates the use of complex security systems and makes it difficult – sometimes almost impossible – to catch offenders. This makes it necessary to search for new methods of hunting offende...
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Aim: In the present study we compared psychological, temperamental and physiological features in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patients in the active and non-active phase of disease. We also evaluated the association between psychological and clinical adaptation to the disease. The undertaken studies aimed to assess the association between...
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Nowadays, the Internet is used both for work and entertainment. However, the increasing popularity of this medium means that it has also become a target for criminal activities. People who commit such offences are referred to as hackers. This term was understood in various ways until, in the course of time, it achieved its present negative meaning....

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http://impact-covid19.com/ The goal is to assess citizens' psychological distress and their perception of the effectiveness and restrictiveness of the national preventive measures related to the coronavirus epidemic in different countries. Online survey is open to people from England, Finland, Sweden, Romania, Poland, Czech Republic, Latvia, Belgium, Netherlands and India. Please participate and share the link. Thank you! http://impact-covid19.com/
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Polish adaptation of questionnares used to measure attitudes and perception of/towards aggression.