Russian Northwest: An integral Assessment of the Conditions of Regional Social, Environmental and Economic Systems and Quality of Life
The article describes the results of an integral assessment of the regional social, environmental and economic systems (SEES) and the quality of life (QOL) in the regions of Russia’s Northwestern Federal District (NWFD). This work aims at giving an integrated assessment of SEES in the Arkhangelsk and Murmansk regions in comparison to the Moscow region. The authors examine the QOL in 10 NWFD ...
The indicators of the quality of life in patients with a terminal stage of chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis
In this article, we present an assessment of the quality of life in patients with end-stage chronic kidney disease, receiving replacement therapy by hemodialysis. We give definitions of hemodialysis, chronic kidney disease, the mental component of health, and the physical component of health. The aim of this ...
The use of MOS-SF-36 health survey for identifying specific psychological characteristics in primary school students with somatic pathologies
This article reports the results of a study 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 ...
Gender differences in quality of life in the population of a northern regions depending on the field of employment
This article analyses quality of life determined by the health of working-age population of a northern region. The authors identify latent factors affecting the quality of life in men and women engaged in mental and manual labor. Differences in the self-assessment of quality of life ...
Quality of life and its social and environmental indicators
This article presents social and environmental indicators of life quality affecting the health of population. The authors focus on the dynamics of such diseases as tuberculosis, HIV infection, and malignant neoplasms. The factors determining the unfavourable situation relating to life quality and disease rate in ...
Methods for assessing the quality of life of Russian urban youth
In this article, I carry out a critical analysis of the existing methods for assessing the quality of life of cities and propose a method for assessing Russian cities as experienced by youth. The main result of this study is a method that can be used by municipal authorities in preparing strategic planning documents. I conclude that the existing methods ...
Quality of Life and Environmental Safety as Sustainable Development Targets of the Kaliningrad Region
The article is dedicated to the main principles of the sustainable development concept and the life quality of the population of the Kaliningrad region. The authors outline four sets of objectives crucial for the socio-economic development of the region as well as their key functions.
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The genitive of quality as used in typological characterisation of a person
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Life Quality and Environment Assessment
Fetal behavior and the prediction of neuropsychiatric development
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The psychological aspects of treating patients with chronic toxic and dysmetabolic polyneuropathies
This article discusses the experience of applying psychodiagnostic methods in the complex treatment of patients with endo- and exotoxic nervous system damage. The results ... ... proposed complex therapy reduces the severity of clinical implications of chronic polyneuropathy and increases the quality of life in all patient groups.
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Human Development Index as a Tool to Assess Social Development in the Baltic States
Reinvigorating Russia’s development strategy requires a comparison between the social development of the Russian Federation and other Baltic region states, some of which are world leaders in terms of living standards. The most popular tools for country comparison are composite indices that take into account various components affecting the quality of life. This article analyses the current level and changes in the social development of the Baltic States in 1990—2016. The analysis is based on the values of human development index. Having distinct advantages and disadvantages, this index remains to ...
The effectiveness of the Latvian education system assessed by the population
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In this article, I consider the philosophy of the Book in the context of reflections on hermeneutics in the works of the 18th-century Königsbergian thinker Johann Georg ... ... dialogical nature directly determines a person’s special hermeneutic responsibility towards all that exists. In being the Book of Life, all that exists communicates with the human being as if it were the Book. It does so within the complex dialectics of objectivation ...
The methodological problems of the formation of a ”new educational infrastructure” for labor training and education of young people. A comparative case of the National Championship of Professions and Entrepreneurial Ideas
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The example of humility: The life of St Nicholas the Bishop compiled by Symeon the Metaphrast
The image of St Nicholas in the translated Byzantine biography is analysed in order to identify the type of humble behaviour. The author ... ... a conclusion about an equal combination of meekness and audacity in his humble behaviour, which is explained by the personal qualities of the saint and his feat.
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The authors discuss the problem of a comprehensive legal regulation of social relations. This issue is relevant due to the active social policy pursued by the state. This policy aims to develop social institutions and improve the quality of life of Russian citizens. The authors studied the state and coherence of social legislation in Russia and abroad. The correlation and regulatory features of different legal systems are analysed. Special attention was paid to the level of systematization ...