Kovács, Dóra

Kovács, Dóra

Title: Dr
Gender: F
Year of Birth: 1965
Place of Birth (Country): Hungary
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Office Phone Number: +36306573949

Doctoral Studies
Year of Doctoral Defence (PhD / CSc): 2003
Discipline: Science of health
Title of Thesis: Symptom analysis of eating disorders
Issuing Institution: SOTE

MA Studies
Year of Obtaining the MA Degree: 1991
Discipline(s): Medicine
Issuing Institution: SOTE

Further Studies and Qualifications

Institution Qualification Year of Obtaining the Qualification
Semmelweis Egyetem Budapest

Pszichiátriai és Pszichoterápiás Klinika
Psychoterapist 2000

Current Employer: Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Institute: Psychology
Department: Clinical Psychology
Current Position(s): Assistant professor

Previous Employer: Semmelweis Egyetem Budapest
Pszichiátriai és Pszichoterápiás Klinika
Previous Position Held: Assistant lecturer

Other Previous Employers: National Instutut of Psychiatry and Neurology
Other Previous Positions Held: Psyciatrist

Areas of Research and Teaching

Teaching: Psychophysiology, psychopharmacology, addictology, psychoterapy
Research: Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

Membership in Research Groups and Projects

Semmelweis University Budapest,  Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy,  Adult ADHD  research group

Educational Functions, Curriculum Development and Other
Teaching-Related Activities

Period Function or Activity
2012 Vet of an eating disorder textbook (under publishing)

Language Skills

Language Level and Kind of Proficiency
English intermediate

Honours, Distinctions, and Prizes

Name of Distinction Issuing Institution Year of Issuing

Membership in Academic Societies

Name of Organization Function (if any)
Hungarian Psychiatric Association  
Hungarian Person Centered Psychoterapeutic Assotiation President of the educational comitte

Guest Professorships and Research Fellowships in Foreign

Period Institution Activities
1999-2001 University of Leicester,
Department of Psychiatry, UK
Research of eating disorders
1995-1996 Harvard University of Medicine,
Boston, USA
Research of tardive dyskinesia

Promotorship in Doctoral Studies

Name of
Doctoral Student,
Research Topic / Title of Dissertation Year of Defence
(if applicable)

Opponentship in Doctoral Defences

Name of
Doctoral Student,
Title of Dissertation Year of Defence


List of Publications



Edited Books and Journals

Chapters in Books


Articles in Academic Reviews (Printed and Electronic)

Kovacs D, Mahon J, Palmer RL.: Chewing and spitting out food among eating disordered patients. International Journal of Eating Disorders 2002; 32: 112-115.

Kovács D.: Rendszeres testedzés anorexiás és bulimiás betegek körében. Psychiatria Hungarica 2003; 2: 110-114.

Kovacs D, Winston AP.: Physical assessment of patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: an international comparison. European Eating Disorder Review 2003; 11: 456-464.

Kovács D.: Az önkép mérése purgatív és restriktív anorexiás betegek körében. Pszichiátria Hungarica 2003; 4: 268-273.

Kovacs D, Palmer RL.: The  association between laxative abuse and  other symptoms among adults with anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 2004; 36: 224-228.

Conference Proceedings (Printed and Electronic)


Book Reviews




Creative Writing


Films and Multimedia (Digital Textbooks, Multimedia Creations etc.)



Organisation of Conferences

Congress of Hungarian Association of Person Centered Psyhoterapy, Budapest, 2011. 05.07.

Congress of Hungarian Association of Person Centered Psyhoterapy, Budapest, 2012. 06.02.

Academic and public Appearances (Live and Electronic)

Tombor László, Simon Viktória, Papp Szilvia, Komlósi Sarolta, Kakuszi Brigitta,Szuromi Bálint, Balogh Lívia, Angyalosi Anna, Kovács Dóra, Bitter István,Czobor Pál. (2011). Egyszeri dózisban alkalmazott metilfenidát hatása felnõttkori figyelemhiányos zavarban szenvedõk elektroenkefalogramjára, MPT XI.Vándorgyűlés Sopron, 2011. január 28.

Kovács Dóra (2011): A mentalizáció szerepe a személyközpontú pszichoterápiában, Magyar Személyközpontú Pszichoterápiás és Tanácsadási Egyesület éves konferenciája, Budapest, 2011. május 7.

Kovács Dóra: Kerekedj felül az ADHD-n (2012) , MPT XI.Vándorgyűlés Debrecen, 2012. január 25-29.

Tóth Erika, Kovács Dóra: Laptop csoporttárs (2012), MPT XI.Vándorgyűlés Debrecen, 2012. január 25-29.


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