Bátki, Anna

Bátki, Anna

Title: PhD
Gender: F
Year of Birth: 1975
Place of Birth (Country): Hungary
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Doctoral Studies
Year of Doctoral Defence (PhD / CSc): 2010
Discipline: Psychology
Title of Thesis: The development of emotion-regulation and representational abilities in adopted children
Issuing Institution: Semmelweis University

MA Studies
Year of Obtaining the MA Degree: 1999
Discipline(s): Psychology
Issuing Institution: ELTE

Further Studies and Qualifications

Institution Qualification Year of Obtaining the Qualification
Cambridge University M.Phil. 2000

Current Employer: Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Institute: Institute of Psychology
Department: Personality and Clinical Psychology
Current Position(s): senior lecturer

Other Current Employer: Vadaskert Child and Adolscent Psychichiatric Hospital
Previous Position Held: clinical psychologist

Previous Employer: Adoption, Fostering and Kinship Care Service
Tavistock Clinic, London
Previous Position Held: Researcher

Other Previous Employers: National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology
Other Previous Positions Held: clinical psychologist

Areas of Research and Teaching

Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology and Diagnostics, Cognitive Developmental Psychology, Attachment, Development of emotion regulation, Adoption, Family therapy

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Language Skills

Language Level and Kind of Proficiency
English fluent
Italian conversational
Hungarian native

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Promotorship in Doctoral Studies

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List of Publications



Edited Books and Journals

Chapters in Books

Bátki A., Pléh Cs. (2008): Evolúciós pszichopatológia: jelszavak és kérdőjelek. In: Pléh, Cs: A lélek és a lélektan örömei. Gondolat Kiadó, Budapest

Bátki, A., Bőhm, V. (2005): Evolúció és pszichopátia: egy integratív javaslat. In: Gervain, J, Kovács, K., Lukács, Á., Racsmány, M. (szerk): Az ezerarcú elme. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest

Bátki, A. (2001): Az univerzalizmus és relativizmus kérdése az evolúciós és a kulturális pszichológiában.In: Pléh, C., Csányi V., Bereczkei, T. (szerk.): Lélek és Evolúció, Osiris, Budapest

Pléh, Cs., Bátki A. (2001): Evolúciós pszichopatológia, In: Kampis, Gy, Ropolyi L. (szerk.): Evolúció és megismerés, Typotex, Budapest

Articles in Academic Reviews (Printed and Electronic)

Bátki, A (2010): Örökbe fogadott gyerekek érzelemregulációs fejlődése. Család, Gyermek, Ifjúság, 1:15-20

Bátki, A., Baron-Cohen, S., Connellan, J, Wheelwright, S. és Ahluwalia, J. (2000): Is there an innate gaze module? Evidence from human neonates, Infant Behavior & Development, 23: 223-229

Connellan, J.,Baron-Cohen, S.,Bátki, A., Wheelwright, S. és Ahluwalia, J. (2000): Sex differences in neonatal social cognition., Infant Behavior & Development 23: 113-118.

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Organisation of Conferences


Academic and public Appearances (Live and Electronic)

Batki, A. (2009) The development of emotion-regulation and representational abilities in post-institutionalized adopted children (poszter) Nemzetközi ESCAP Konferencia, Budapest

Oláh, Sz., Martsa, Zs., Bátki, A., Gádoros, J (2011) ADHD diagnositics and treatment  -  experiences at a Hungarian psychiatric hospital and clinic for children, 3rd International Congress on ADHD – From childhood to adult disease took place in Berlin

Futó, J., Bátki, A., Koós, O., Fonagy, P., Gergely, Gy. (2004) Early Social-Interactive Determinants of Later Representational and Affect-Regulative Competence in Pretend Play. (poszter) 14th Biennial Conference on Infant Sudies, Chicago


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