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15.05.2023. Original Scientific Article Online First
Screen time in children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic

Introduction. With the beginning of the pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, restrictions on movement, the so-called “lockdown” were applied by many governments. As a result of these actions taken against the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the use of digital devices has increased, i.e. the time spent in front of screens has incre...

By Bojana Vuković, Sanja Živanović, Bojana Mastilo, Ivana Zečević

The concept of proper nutrition implies meeting the needs of the body concerning daily energy intake and a sufficient amount of nutrients and protective substances necessary to maintain the physiological functions of the body and its health. Nutrients are divided into macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins an...

By Srđan Živanović, Veselinka Kulić, Natalija Hadživuković, Jelena Pavlović, Sandra Matović

Introduction. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease resulting from an inadequate immune response to gluten in genetically predisposed individuals as a result of consuming gluten and other related proteins present in wheat, rye, barley and oats. The only cure for this specific disease is a strict, carefully controlled and lifelong gluten-free diet...

By Biljana Stojanović-Jovanović, Stevan Jovanović, Biljana Vuletić

In contemporary psychological literature, there is a huge amount of research concerning self-esteem as well as the importance of high or low level of it for the adaptive and maladaptive behavior of a person. Self-esteem is defined as the result of one's self-conception and self-evaluation, respectively. It is extremely important during adolescence ...

By Olivera Kalajdžić, Ranka Perućica

Introduction. The aim of the study was to examine the contribution of personaltraits and social variables to the prediction of the frequency of cigarette andalcohol use in adolescents.Methods. Two questionnaires: Big Five Inventory (BFI) and Role of Parentsand Friends questionnaire were used in the pertinent sample of fourth-gradeelementary school ...

By Miroljub Ivanović, Uglješa Ivanović