International Journal of Applied Psychology

International Journal of Applied Psychology is a peer-reviewed international journal for all field of applied psychology related to the use of psychological principles and theories to overcome problems in other areas, such as mental health, business management, education, health, product design, ergonomics, and law.

Piotr Próchniak

Assistant Professor, Pomeranian University, Poland

Research Areas



1995-1999Ph.DCatholic University of Lublin, Poland
1990-1995MACatholic University of Lublin, Poland


2009-presentAssociate professor at the Pomeranian University of Slupsk, Poland
2000 -2009Adjunct at the Pomeranian University of Slupsk, Poland
1995-2000Assistant at the Pomeranian University of Slupsk, Poland

Publications: Journals

[1]  Próchniak, P. (2014). Personality, preferred values, sense of coherence and attitude towards death among policemen-antiterrorists. Intenrational Journal of Anal of Applied Psychology, 4 (1), 31-37
[2]  Próchniak, P (2014). Firefighters: Prosocial risk taking and time orientation. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 42 (2), 253-259
[3]  Próchniak, P. (2013). Firefighters: relation between personality and attitude towards death. Journal of Psychology and Social Behavior Research, 1 (5), 147-150
[4]  Próchniak, P. (2013). Thrill and Adventure Seekers: affective organization of personal meaning of extreme weather. American Journal of Applied Psychology, 2 (6), 75-80
[5]  Próchniak, P. (2012). Personality traits and preferred values of fearless and courageous policemen. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 4 (4), 113-120
[6]  Próchniak, P. (2011). Psychological profile of Polish skydivers. Journal of Psychological Reports 108, 1, 1-11
[7]  Próchniak, P. (2009). Polish police officers: Risk taking and Personality. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology,24 (2) 104 - 110

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Symposium: Próchniak, P. (2014). Nature - Health - Movement. Arctic University (North Norway)

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Próchniak, P. (2005). Risk taking behavior and meanning of life. Slupsk: Pomeranian University Press
[2]  Próchniak, P. (2007). Teleological and temporal dimension of risk taking behavior. Slupsk: Pomernian University Press
[3]  Próchniak, P. (2011). Psychological aspects of functioning of policemen preparing to peace mission in Kosovo. Lodz: Pa-Res Publishing Press
[4]  Próchniak, P. (2013). Sensation seekers in severe weather conditions: psychological predictors and profiles. Poznań: Contact Press
[5]  Próchniak, P. (2014). Men and risky weather: confrontation and prevention. Torun: Marszalek Press