Lukáš Novák

Lukáš Novák
Palacký University Olomouc · Olomouc University Social Health Institute

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Introduction
Lukas Novak is Ph.D. student interested in social neuroscience and psychometrics
Additional affiliations
March 2018 - June 2018
Trinity College Dublin
Position
  • Research Assistant
January 2013 - August 2018
University of Hradec Králové
Position
  • Master's Student

Publications

Publications (14)
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Terapie zaměřená na emoce (Emotion-Focused Therapy, dále jen EFT) je inte-grativní neohumanistický psychoterapeu-tický přístup, jehož vznik a vývoj je pod-statně spjat s empirickým výzkumem psy-choterapeutického procesu a mechanis-mu terapeutické změny. Tato přehledová studie se věnuje výzkumu účinnosti EFT při léčbě úzkostných a dalších duševních...
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Objectives: Together with the COVID-19 pandemic, conspiracy theories have begun to spread. Evidence is lacking for religious conspiracy theories (RCT) related to COVID-19 in a non-religious environment. This study aimed to assess links between religiosity and spirituality (R/S) and RCT about COVID-19, and to examine their associations with mental h...
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Objectives: We investigated the associations between religiosity/spirituality and respondents’ changes in their relationships, feelings, thinking, and behaviour during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Czech Republic. Methods: A sample of Czech adults ( n = 1,434; 48.3 ± 16.4 years; 49.65% women) participated in the online survey. We m...
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Compassion is a psychological construct that has received increasing attention in recent years. Even though a lot of work has been done to identify neural correlates of empathy across studies, such work has not been properly done on neural correlates of compassion. Therefore, the aim was to systematically review the literature on neural correlates...
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Sensory processing sensitivity (SPS) is a common human neurobiological trait that is related to many areas of human life. This trait has recently received increased public interest. However , solid scientific research on SPS is lagging behind. Progress in this area is also hindered by a lack of comprehensive research tools suitable for a rapid asse...
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Objective: The methodology of a systematic review of studies verifying the efficacy of intervention in the treatment of mental disorders helps to reduce bias by using explicit and rigorous methods for literature search and critical evaluation of previous studies. Up to now, no systematic review has been conducted on the efficacy of individual emoti...
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Short and effective tools for measuring depression, anxiety and their resulting impairments are lacking in the Czech language. The abbreviated versions of the Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale (OASIS) and the Overall Depression Severity and Impairment Scale (ODSIS) show very good psychometric properties in English and other languages, a...
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This study examines the general health of consecrated persons (CP) in the Czech Republic (CZ) and in Slovakia (SK) compared to control samples of the Czech population. The sample of 293 CP participants (age: M = 47.52, SD = 9.57, females: 78.88%, 180 Czechs, 213 Slovaks) was compared with two control samples, one of which was nationally representat...
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Empathy is a concept associated with various positive outcomes. However, to measure such a multifaceted concept, valid and reliable tools are needed. Negatively worded items (NWIs) are suspected to decrease some psychometric parameters of assessment instruments, which complicates the research of empathy. Therefore, the aim of this study was to asse...
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There is growing research on compassion in many fields of social science. However, there are no standardised instruments for measuring compassion in the Czech environment. Therefore, the aim of this study was to psychometrically evaluate the Santa Clara Brief Compassion Scale (SCBCS) in Czech Republic. Sample of 572 Czech respondents (mean age 28.9...
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There is growing research on compassion in many fields of social science. However, there are no standardized instruments for measuring compassion in the Czech environment. Therefore, the aim of this study was to psychometrically evaluate the Santa Clara Brief Compassion Scale (SCBCS) in Czech Republic. Sample of 572 Czech respondents (mean age 28.9...
Conference Paper
Empatie je řadou autorů vnímána jako schopnost, kterou by měli ve vysoké míře disponovat lidé poskytující zdravotní péči. U zdravotnických pracovníků, včetně psychoterapeutů, se též doporučuje tuto schopnost systematicky rozvíjet, a to již před nástupem do zaměstnání. Existují však studie, jež uvádějí, že empatie může jít ruku v ruce s negativními...
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The following publication offers a comprehensive and transdisciplinary view of empathy as social and individually psychological phenomenon. Apart from the complex summary of definitions based mainly on the concept of one of the most influential modern psychologists C. R. Rogers, the authors formulate also answers to following questions: What impact...

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