Jakub Grabowski's research while affiliated with University of Gdansk and other places

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Background: During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic (April to May 2020), 6,169 Polish and 939 Italian residents were surveyed with an online questionnaire investigating socio-demographic information and personality traits (first section) as well as attitudes, position, and efficacy perceptions on the impact of lockdown (second section) and v...
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The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, immigrant status and being a member of the LGBT+ community are all independent factors associated with increased stress levels. Few studies provide more complex analysis on this issue, and there has been no research on the cumulative burden of perceived stress that people belonging to both minoritie...
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Depression and anxiety are the most common psychiatric disorders in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients treated with hemodialysis (HD) and may correlate with lower quality of life and increased mortality. Depression treatment in HD patients is still a challenge both for nephrologists and psychiatrists. The possible treatment of depressive disor...
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Background In this study, we analyze the association of social isolation in the first phase of the pandemic with perceived stress among residents of Poland and Italy with a look at how these populations adjust to and comply with implemented regulations, guidelines, and restrictions. Materials and Methods Internet survey with Perceived Stress Scale...
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The functioning of the thyroid gland is of great importance for the formation, maturation and activity of the central nervous system. The association of clinical thyroid dysfunction with mental disorders, including cognitive impairment, seems to be well documented. Abnormal concentrations of thyroid hormones can lead to deterioration of cognitive p...
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As global communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increasing emphasis on public health strategies, like implementation of ‘lockdowns’, closure of educational institutions and offices, cancellation of events, and enforcement of social distancing measures to slow the rate of transmission. The main objective of this article is...

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... As indicated in Fig. 1, severity of the outbreak and the responses from the government and professional bodies have changed over the time [6][7][8]. Attitudes, perceptions and behaviours of the public and health care workers towards the pandemic and the restrictions have changed over different periods of the pandemic [9,10]. ...
... A review of the literature suggests that problems associated with COVID-19 attract a lot of attention in our country [22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29] . Polish researchers, however, have mainly focused on such aspects as population policy during the pandemic 22 , social response and spatial mobility change due to pandemic 23 , eating behaviours, level of physical activity, hours of sleep, as well as children's, adolescents' and adults' screen time before and during the pandemic [24][25][26][27] , occupational burnout in clinical hospitals during pandemic 28 or consequences of SARS-CoV-2 fears 29 . ...
... Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, like other countries of the continent, faced the challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a rise in social and health inequalities (King, Loblova, 2021;Moiseenko et al., 2022), an increasing pressure on health systems (Lupu, Tiganasu, 2022;Vaitkevičiūtė, 2021;Webb et al., 2021) and a negative impact on mental health (Bojanowska et al., 2021;Grabowski et al., 2021;Reile et al., 2021). Similarly, the pandemic influenced drug demand, drug supply and drugrelated response in Europe and around the globe. ...
... The thyroid hormone is a major physiological regulator of brain development and function (Bernal and Nunez, 1995). Notably, current studies indicate that thyroid hormones have a unique role in the development and functioning of brain regions regulating mood and cognition (Burkauskas et al., 2020;Przybylak et al., 2021). ...
... Los estudios basados en datos de otros países en la primera ola Fouillet et al., 2020) y la segunda ola (Nørgaard et al., 2021;Grabowski et al., 2021) no analizan el efecto del retraso en la notificación. Pero, dada la importancia de monitorizar la mortalidad en tiempo real para una adecuada vigilancia epidemiológica (González Morán et al., 2008), y especialmente durante la pandemia COVID-19 , parece recomendable corregir el retraso en la notificación mediante modelos de regresión cuadrática. ...