The Structure of Lithuanian Psychological Well-Being Scale in Adults’ Sample

Albinas Bagdonas, Audronė Liniauskaitė, Antanas Kairys, Vilmantė Pakalniškienė Abstract Aim – to analyse the structure of the Lithuanian Psychological Well-Being Scale (LPGS) in adults’ sample. Material and methods. 528 subjects from 18 till 67 (M=29,5; SD=11,1) years old participated in the study. 224 of them (42,4%) were males, 303 (57,%) – females. One participant (0,2%)…

Post Graduate Public Health Professionals Need Assessment in Terms

Tomas Vaičiūnas, Aurelija Blaževičienė, Vaclovas Šveikauskas Abstract This article is an overview of a conducted survey among Public health professionals in 2010. The aim of the study is to examine how Public health professionals assess their knowledge in various areas of public health workforce and what new Public health-related professional competencies they wish to improve…

Lithuanian Students Psychotropic Substances (Drugs) Use, Effects and Causality Analysis

Saulius Čaplinskas Abstract Objective. To assess prevalence and social dimensions (family, school and peers) of substance use among Lithuanian adolescents and to provide effective recommendations of substance use prevention. Methods. A survey using a standard questionnaire was administered in three biggest cities of Lithuania (Vilnius, Klaipeda and Kaunas) twice: in 2006 and 2008. The target…

Social Health Condition and Age

Algirdas Juozulynas, Rasa Savičiūtė, Antanas Jurgelėnas, Vaineta Valeikienė, Rimantas Stukas Abstract Social health is well-being of society and individuals, or it can be understood as a social power of nascent relationship between people, which condition determined by the intensity of the relationship. Social health is not an isolated phenomenon. Together with other social and cultural…

Dermatological Issues of Lithuanian Hairdresses

Edita Naruševičiūtė-Skripkienė, Eglė Ramelytė, Monika Niedvaraitė, Kristina Kiliūtė, Matilda Bylaitė Abstract Objective. We present the results from the study about dermatological problems of Lithuanian hairdressers. Material and methods. A survey with anonymous questionnaire was performed in 145 hairdressing salons from different Lithuanian cities in 2011. Results. The majority of all the 150 respondents were women…

Functional Relationships of the Respiratory System for Children Depending on Gender

Rimantė Pereckienė, Audronė Astrauskienė, Brigita Zachovajevienė, Pavelas Zachovajevas Abstract Research aim was to identify functional relationships of the respiratory system for different gender childrens. There took part in research the children, which parents where informed about execution procedure and the parents accepted using of research results. Persons for research were detected according following criterions: age…

Well-Being, Activity, Mood and Optimistic Way of Thinking of Adolescent Athletes

Romualdas Malinauskas, Andrius Vaicekauskas Abstract Research aim was to establish peculiarities of wellbeing, activity, mood and optimism of adolescents engaged in sport. Research hypothesis was that sports activities would be beneficial to adolescents’ well-being and optimistic way of thinking. We investigated adolescent athletes of two age groups: 12.81±0.38 and 16±0.49 years of age, 90 athletes…

Links Between Psycho-Emotional Well-Being and Aggressive Behavior of Adolescents and Their Physical Activity

Audronė Dumčienė, Andrius Vaicekauskas Abstract Research aim was to establish the peculiarities of psycho-emotional well-being and aggression for physically active adolescents. The study deals with psycho-emotional well-being as a complex value consisting of four main components: level of mental health, feeling of coherence, self-control and level of stress. Adolescents were studied in two age groups:…

Survey of Stress and Other Psychosocial Factors in Lithuanian Small Construction and Real Estate Companies

Dovilė Bastakytė, Kazys Algirdas Kaminskas Abstract Where examined psychosocial risk factors in Lithuanian small construction and real estate companies. For evaluation of these factors were used the four questionnaires. In this paper studies presented by the using the “burnout”, Copenhagen (COPSOQ II, 2007) and work motivation questionnaires. Investigations were carried out in 11 small construction…

Legal Regulation of the Provision of a Patient’s Confidential Information to State Institutions

Giedrius Mozūraitis Abstract The private life of a patient is protected by international and national legal acts, however, often the information on a patient’s health must be revealed to state institutions. The article reveals the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania in the field of the immunity of patients’ private life.…