Karolina Biernacka's research while affiliated with Medical University of Gdansk and other places

Publications (3)

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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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Introduction: Vaccinations are referred to as one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine. However, their effectiveness is also constantly denied by certain groups in society. This results in an ongoing dispute that has been gradually moving online in the last few years due to the development of technology. Our study aimed to utilize social...
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Background Even though vaccinations are referred to as one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine, they are constantly associated with the mood present in part of society denying their sense and effectiveness. The development of technology has moved discussions about vaccinations to the space of the internet. The study aims to analyze the...

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... A number of studies referred to attitudes and beliefs towards vaccinations, showing that misconceptions, hesitancy or an antivaccination approach were associated with poor performance [19]. This can be considered at the following two levels: general beliefs (positive or negative) include convictions about influenza, understanding of the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, unique theories about the purposes of vaccination, civil obligations and liberties or trust in scientific authorities [20]; specific outcome expectancies include individuals' perception of links between action and subsequent outcomes and the specific gains and losses resulting from vaccination [18]. ...