Demographic change in Germany and reversal of spatial ageing patterns
The paper presents the result of a spatial analysis considering the effect of demographic ageing and ageing-in-place processes in Germany according to spatially differentiated ageing patterns among urban, sub-urban and rural counties up to 2025. As to the latest official population forecast counties of urban core regions will undergo a slower ...
The Effect of Migration on Latvia’s Sex and Age Composition
The theory of Demographic Transition stipulates that the number of countries with the replacement and sub-replacement level of the total fertility rate is growing. In these conditions, population dynamics and the sex and age composition are increasingly affected by migration. The above holds true for Eastern European countries. Population decline has haunted Latvia for two and a half decades. Since 1990, the net migration rate has been negative, which contributes to depopulation....
Population aging and the problems of the sandwich generation: Socioeconomic and psychological aspects
... duties. One of the key problems faced by people in this situation is psychological adaptation to the changing life conditions. This article considers changes in the 50-65 year old population in Russia and identify generation gap problems faced by this age bracket.
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Age-related characteristics of English, American, and Russian compliments
In this article, I identify and analyse the linguistic features of the generation and perception of compliments by people of different age identities from English, American and Russian cultures. Language is not the same across different age groups, which necessitates a thorough examination of age-related parameters in language and the identification of semiotic markers of age identity....
Population Ageing as a Sociodemographic Problem in the Baltic Region
Population ageing is a major problem of European development in the 21st century. Rapid population ageing in most developed countries will continue to drive the dependency ratio up. This research aims to forecast dependency ratio in the Baltic region until the ...
Digital World Communication аnd Translation
... legitimate reasons for contextualizing translation within the broader, global communication universe, positioning it wholly within the digital sphere.
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Youth unemployment in the Latgale region of Latvia: causes and consequences
Youth unemployment is a serious problem in Latvia, as unemployed young people make up 16.3 % of the total number of unemployed in the country, while in the Latgale region the number of unemployed young people aged 15—24 years was 18.8 % of the total number of unemployed in the country in 2015. The purpose of this study is to identify the main current causes of high unemployment amongst young people in the Latgale region of Latvia aged 15—24 years. This ...
Light and shades of the Enlightenment. Reflections on “Utopias of the Age of Enlightenment” a book by A. V. Chudinov. M. : Integration: Education and Science, 2017. 96 p.
The article focuses on the book "Utopias of the Age of Enlightenment" by A. V. Chudinov. Analyzing this work, the author reflects on the contradictions and paradoxes of the Enlightenment: the utopian ideals of the Enlightenment, aimed at achieving universal happiness and prosperity, in practice ...
Age-related dynamics of competence formation in social work
The article analyses the formation of social competences in the field of education and social work in Kaliningrad. The author identifies performance indicators according to age and the dynamics of competence formation in representatives of three age groups. The three age groups analyzed demonstrate significant differences in both the overall competence as such and its individual components. The results of the research can ...
The orientation of professional training of future specialists towards the formation of their readiness to work on the improvement of relations among older pre-school children
This article describes various aspects of the preparation of future specialists for working towards the improvement of relationships between children of pre-school age and reports the results of scientific experiments aimed at the formation of future specialists’ readiness for working towards improving relationships between children of pre-school age. The author proposes a model of such readiness and proves its ...
Analysis of contextual mental health factors in adolescent girls and women of fertile age
The aim of the article is to analyze the level and frequency of the psychopathology prevalence (stress-related disorders) in adolescent girls and women of fertile age and to identify the relationship with contextual factors that adversely affect health.
The research found that the most important contextual factors affecting psychological health and the prevalence of psychopathologies in adolescent girls and ...
A comparative analysis of physical fitness in students of Kaliningrad schools by age groups
This article analyzes the monitoring of physical fitness of students of Kaliningrad educational institutions. The authors examine the indicators of basic physical qualities of students by age groups. The main trends and differences in the levels of physical fitness and development of physical qualities are identified. Indicators are considered by age group, separately for boys and girls. The results obtained make it possible to make recommendations ...
Age-related changes in the structural and functional properties of skin
... article focuses on the current state of research on the properties of skin chronoaging. The authors analyse the possibility of practical application of the existing diagnostic methods of assessing age-related skin transformations for establishing the age of living persons in the framework of forensic identification tests. Major trends in the development of the methodology of age estimation from skin and its appendages are described.
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The Baltics and Russian North-West: the Core and the Periphery in the 2000s
... method is used quite rarely, yet it is more accurate in studying the shifts in distribution of this group of population than current statistics. The article uses the data of the last two censuses (2000 and 2010), namely, the population size and the age and gender composition. In order to demonstrate the core-periphery relationship, the authors identified the core ATUs (national and regional capitals and capital areas), whereas the other units were grouped by their remoteness from the center. The ...
The linguistic and stylistic means of expressing identity in com¬plimentary phrases (based on modern English, American, and Russian fiction)
This article identifies and analyses the linguistic features of the genera-tion and perception of complimentary phrases in different age groups belon-ging to English, American, and Russian cultures. The language of representatives of different age groups is dissimilar, therefore, there is a need to consider the effect of age parameters on language.
1. Булгаков М. А. Театральный ...
Breast silicone implants: the issues of post-surgery complications
... implants reliability is getting widely discussed in the world. The article presents the results of an anonymous survey of more than three hundred women with a of mammoplasty in medical history. We analyzed whether post-surgery complications depend on age, surgical access, and the manufacturer of the prosthesis. The study showed that age and surgical access are not associated with the occurrence of complications. Commonly known breast silicone implants are produced by Allergan and Mentor. Among the ...
The ageing and morphology of porous glasses with embedded materials
The ageing of nanocomposites (NCM) on the base of porous glasses with NaNO2 and NaNO3 embedded into pores has been studied. It is shown that storage of NCM at ambient conditions leads to creeping out of salts and recrystallization on sample surface. Space ...
Emotional interaction between mothers and emotionally exitable children of six years of age
The article studies the emotional interaction between mothers and emotionally excitable children at the age of six. The importance of psychological support for mothers is described. The author analyses the results of empirical research and mathematical processing of data based on the questionnaire of parent-child emotional interaction proposed by E. I. ...
Gender and seasonal characteristics of lipid exchange in people of different ages
... conducted. The influence of seasonal changes (spring, autumn) on the lipid compounds of blood serum was analyzed. A dependence between the total cholesterol level, the content of low-density (LDL) and high-density lipoproteins (HDL, and triglycerides and age and gender was identified.
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Information state of the reproductive age dogs liver in the pathology
This study reveals the nature of variations in the information status of liver tissue in dogs of reproductive age suffering fr om hepatic adenoma, liver cancer, and non-cancer diseases. It is shown that, in case of non-cancer pathological conditions, the liver tissue system mobilizes the existing structural adaptation resources while tending towards destruction....
Work-life balance during the Covid-19 outbreak: the case of Latvia
... distribution of confirmed Covid-19 cases. The extent of the Covid-19 threat at different levels is assessed focusing on the global, national, regional and intra-family level. Finally, work forms and work-life balance are analysed according to geography and age groups.
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A level of being informed of population on questions of diabetes mellitus is basis of prophylaxis of disease
... facilitate informationally the social and preventive programs aimed at preserving and improving the health of the population. The study involved 563 respondents, residents of the Kaliningrad region; 22.2 % of them were men and 74.4 % were women. The age of respondents varies from 18 and older. The mean age of the survey participants is 39.8 years of age. The survey participants differently assess their level of DM awareness. Specifically, 48.9 % of respondents consider themselves competent in ...
Russia and the way out of the civilizational crisis: N. A. Berdyayev’s historiosophy and aesthetics
Berdayev’s works The New Middle Ages, The Meaning of History, The Crisis of Art help reveal the essence of the eschatological consciousness of the 20th century. The principal feature of New Middle Ages in European culture is proved to be the polarization of consciousness, which is most ...
Historiosophical Prognoses of Nikolai Berdyaev in Intertextual Projection of Gustaw Herling-Grudziński
The article analyses the reference of Gustaw Herling-Grudziński’s to Berdyaev’s philosophy of history and the interpretation and reinterpretation of “The New Middle Ages”. The author defines the differences and similarities of the apocalyptic thinking of the Russian philosopher and the Polish writer.
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The dynamics of formation of teachers’ preparedness for improving relations between pre-schoolers
This article describes the dynamics of developing future specialist’s preparedness for improving relationships between children of pre-school age. The author presents the results of an experiment demonstrating the positive dynamics of preparedness development and its components in undergraduate and graduate students of a pedagogical university. The article describes levels of preparedness formation: ...
Aesthetic sensitivity as a fundamental of the modelling the creative development process in children aged 2-5 years
This article provides an overview of the integrated model for developing creativity in children aged 2—5 years based on the principle of upward spiral dynamics. The role of aesthetic sensitivity as the principal structural compo-nent of the mode is analysed from the perspective of cultural and historical psychology and cognitive science.
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Socio-psychological factors provoking aggression in adolescents
The article considers a wide range of socio-psychological factors leading to aggression of various degrees among adolescents. This research aims to study and compare the degree of aggression caused by socio-psychological factors among adolescents aged 12—16. The study group included 109 teenagers of 12—16 age group — 60 girls and 49 boys who live in Zhytomyr. The research relied on the Buss-Perry Aggression Questionnaire (BPAQ) and the questionnaire Direction of Aggression in Adolescents,...
Mobility and migration intentions of the Reform Generation and Millennials of the Kaliningrad region
... on the results of a sociological study of mobility and migration intentions of the Reform Generation and Millennials in the Kaliningrad region. In this regard, different approaches to the theory of generations are analyzed. The authors define the age groups that make up the Reform Generation and the Millennials and identify features of the designated generations. The article makes an attempt to combine the method of cohort analysis with the theory of generations. A significant number of respondents ...
The alignment of stakeholders’ interests in interfirm networking
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Formation of the cultural landscape of the modern Kaliningrad region in the stone age
The authors reflect on the interaction of nature and society in the territory of the modern Kaliningrad region in the Stone Age. Natural factors played a decisive role in the formation of the region’s cultural landscape. In the Stone Age, anthropogenic changes in the natural environment were minimal and were mainly noticed in separate components of the natural landscape....
Update of age data of the palvesk formation ("green wall") of Sambian peninsula (the Kaliningrad region)
... characteristics, as well as the palynological complex according to previous studies. According to the results of absolute dating of glauconite isolated from the siltstones of the formation, as well as palynological data, it dates back to the Eocene age rather than the Oligocene (Ryupelian) as previously thought. This fact indicates that in the territory of the Kaliningrad Oblast, there may be no deposits of reliably Oligocene age, since it was only the palvesk formation which was thought to relate ...
Parental support and psychological health of children and adolescents
This article describes the features of parental support as a socio-psychological phenomenon and its relation to psychosomatic health (depression, anxiety, and somatization) in children and adolescents. The author presents a probability structural- functional model of parental support covering its content, components, and functions. Congruity, accessibility, and complementarity are suggested as efficiency criteria.
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The characteristics of the biogenic element of the runoff fr om the drainage areas of the Gulf of Finland basin experiencing a lim ited anthropogenic impact
... dynamics of biogenic element content in the streamflow, the relation of the drainage areas to certain landscapes, the share of agricultural lands and tillage in the drainage areas, the forest-land percentage, a rural population density, and the forest age and type.
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Key problems of the preparedness of marketers to the new challen¬ges of digital communications era and their impact on a company’s performance
This article analysis the changes in the level of requirements for and the expected competencies of professional marketers in the age of digital communications. The article discusses the role and evaluates the contribution of mar-keting specialists to the economic and financial performance of companies and organisations. The author analyses the applied methods and indicators that ...
Fetal behavior and the prediction of neuropsychiatric development
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The use of MOS-SF-36 health survey for identifying specific psychological characteristics in primary school students with somatic pathologies
... into the quality of life of younger students with the help of MOS-SF-36 survey. Its information capacity is proved in case of identifying the psychological health components of health in children who suffered from iron deficiency anemia at a younger age. The author identified the long-term adverse effect of iron deficiency on the cognitive development and psychological health at primary school age.
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The features of the Last Judgement theme in Galich icons at the threshold of the Modern Age
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Linguocultural Transfer: Memplexes in the Anglo-Saxon Tradition
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A literary image as a cognitive phenomenon
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The concept “people” in the modern European political thought: Hobbes, Spinoza, Pufendorf
... complex of human actions aimed at achieving certain human goals. This, in turn, leads to the rationalisation of politics and, as a consequence, to the rejection of one of the most powerful mystical and theological abstractions of the late Middle Ages — the concept “people” as a kind of mystical body. Protestant science makes a clear choice in favour of interpreting the concept as an “artificial person”. The author emphasizes that the introduction of the concept “natural state” ...
SIA model of the dynamics of AIDS-spreading and patients with AIDS in Kaliningrad region
A determinate population model of AIDS-spreading that accounts of sex and age is proposed and the dynamics of AIDS-spreading in Kaliningrad region based on this model is considered.
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Estimating the accuracy of standard volume calculations using liver volumetry
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Forecasting Actions of Baltic elites: A Scenario Approach
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The population structure and the growth of the bivalve mollusc Ruditapes philippinarum in Amur bay (the Sea of Japan)
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