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Dr. Katalin Hegedűs

Curriculum vitae

Katalin Hegedűs PhD

Present function: associate professor

Office Address: Semmelweis University, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Budapest POB 370-H 1445

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Education and degrees

1976: Faculty of Arts, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, MSc in Education

1993: Hospice counsellor

1994: PhD in Medical History

1997: Mental-Health counsellor

1999: Bereavement counsellor

2006: Williams LifeSkills Training Facilitator

2015: Habilitation in Health Psychology

2015-: Family therapy

 

Teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate level (from1990)

– bioethics courses (lectures and practices)

– medical communication (lectures and trainings)

– thanatology and palliative therapy courses and trainings

 

Scientific interest, research programs

1. Sociological and ethical aspects of palliative care, mental-health and rights of the dying

2. Physical and mental state of health care workers dealing with terminally ill patients

 

Publications: 172 original papers, including 44 books or book chapters.

 

Clinical practice

1992-1993: Hospital of Ujpest (hospice volunteer)

1994-1995: St. Istvan Hospital, Budapest (mental health volunteer)

1996-1998: St. Laszlo Hospital, Hospice, Budapest (mental health specialist)

2001-2004: Jewish Charity Hospital, Budapest, Hospice mobile team (leader)

2004-: Individual hospice- and bereavement counselling

 

Expert, consultant activity

national and international expert in hospice and palliative care

(Ministry of Health, European Association for Palliative Care, Hungarian Hospice and Palliative Association, Palliative Professional College)

Membership in professional associations

European Association for Palliative Care (Former Member of Board)

Hungarian Hospice-Palliative Association (Former President)

Hungarian Society of Psycho-oncology

Hungarian Family Therapy Association

 

Editor

Kharon (editor-in-chief)

Lege Artis Medicinae

Palliative Medicine in Practice

Psychoonkologia

Health Psychology Report

 

Languages

English and French

 

Awards and honours

Széchenyi Professor Scholarship 1997-2001(for the hospice/palliative research activities)

Award of the journal Lege Artis Medicinae (2008)

Batthyány Strattmann László award  (2012),

Polcz Alaine medal (2014).

 

Publications

List of publications – Katalin Hegedűs PhD

  

Peer reviewed articles (English and French)

  1. Hegedus K, Szebik I (1996): Modern Medicine and Death. International Journal of Bioethics, 7 (2): 108-109.
  2. Hegedus K (1998): Dying patient’s awareness of sickness in Hungary. Bulletin of Medical Ethics, No.142. Oct 13-19
  1. Hegedus K, Vallaszky D (1999): The hospice movement in Hungary. Hospice Bulletin, 7 (1): 12.
  2. Hegedus K (1999): L’expérience des soins palliatifs en Hongrie. Revue francophone de soins palliatives, 55 (3): 63-69.
  3. Hegedus K (1999): The introduction and development of hospice-palliative care in Hungary. Progress in Palliative Care, 7 (5): 226-229.
  4. Hegedus K (2000): Legal and ethical elements of hospice-palliative services in Hungary. Progress in Palliative Care, 8 (1): 17-20.
  5. Hegedus K (2000): Hongrie: la lutte des infirmieres pour leur salaires. Soins, No.649. Oct. 2000. 28-30.
  6. Hegedus K (2006): Les services de soins palliatifs en Europe de l’Est et en Hongrie. Médecine Palliative, 5 (3) 159-161.
  7. Hegedus K (2006): Psychological and spiritual care of Holocaust survivors. European Journal of Palliative Care, 13 (3) 122-123.
  8. Hegedus K (2007): The 10th EAPC Congress: how the media reported it. European Journal of Palliative Care, 14 (6): 268-269.
  9. Hegedus K, Zana Á, Szabó G (2008): Effect of end of life education on medical students’ and health care workers’ death attitude. Palliative Medicine, 22 (3) 264-269.
  10. Zana Á, Szabó G, Hegedűs K (2009): Attitudes toward death in Hungary using the Multidimesional Fear of Death Scale. Clinical and Experimental Medical Journal, 3 (2): 327-335.
  11. Cherny NI, Radbruch L, Chasen M, Coyle N, Charles D, Dean M, Derby S, Fallon M, Ferrel B, Ferris F, Kirk T, Lacy J, Lie R, Lieber S, Loprinzi C, Oberman A, Rosengarten O, Regnard C, Sella GB, Shvartzman P, Shalom J, Sprung C, Strasser F, Ullrich C, Von Gunten C, Caraceni A, Berkovitch M, Firth P, Hegedus K, Nabal M, Payne S, Rhebergen A, Schmidlin E, Sjogren P, Tishelman C, Wood C, DeConno F (2009): European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) recommended framework for the use of sedation in palliative care. Palliative Medicine 23:(7) pp. 581-593.
  12. Hegedűs K (2010): HHPA: the rise of Hungarian hospice and palliative care. European Journal of Palliative Care 17 (2) 98-100.
  13. Kovács M, Kovács E, Hegedűs K (2010): “Is emotional dissonance more prevalent in oncology care? Emotion work, burnout and coping”. Psycho-Oncology, 19: 655-862.
  14. Lynch T, Clark D,  Centeno C,  Rocafort J,  de Lima L,  Filbet M,  Hegedus K,  Belle O,  Giordano A,  Guillén F (2010): Barriers to the development of palliative care in Western Europe. Palliative Medicine, 24 (8): 812-819.
  15. Kovács M, Kovács E, Hegedűs K (2010): Emotion work and burnout: A cross-sectional study among nurses and physicians in Hungarian sample. Croatian Medical Journal, 51(5): 432–442.
  16. Hegedus K (2010): The SWOT analysis of hospice-palliative care. Advances in Palliative Medicine, 9 (4): 111-116.
  17. Smudla A, Sándor M, Hegedus K, Nemes B, Fazakas J (2011): HELP, I need to develop communication skills on donation. The VIDEO model. Transplantation Proceedings, 49: 1227-1229.
  18. Tanneberger S, Hegedus K, Grigorescu A,  Luczak L,  Biasco G (2011): Medical Oncology recognized at EU level to allow free movement of doctors: progress and challenge. Annals of Oncology, 22: 1457-1458.
  19. Smudla A, Hegedűs K, Mihály S, Szabó G, Fazakas J. (2012): The HELLP concept. The deceased donor relatives need the Help Earlier in parallel with Loss of Loved Person. Annals of Transplantation 17(2):18-28.
  20. Smudla A, Sándor M, Ökrös I, Hegedűs K, Fazakas J (2012): The attitude and knowledge of intensive care physicians and nurses regarding donation in Hungary. It needs to be changed. Annals of Transplantation 17(3):93-102.
  21. Hegedűs K (2013): Bioethics as key to well-being in illness. Ethical questions in palliative care. Psychoonkologia. 17 (2): 83-89.
  22. Jünger S, Klose J, Brearley S, Hegedus K, Payne S, Radbruch L (2015): Palliative care information needs in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Journal of Palliative Care, 31(2): 109-117.
  23. Kegye A, Zana Á, Hegedűs K (2016): How does the suffering of cancer patients affect us? Reviewing the physical and mental well-being of hospice workers. Medycyna Paliatywna w Praktyce (Palliative Medicine in Practice), 10 (4):173–183. https://journals.viamedica.pl/medycyna_paliatywna_w_praktyce
  24. Radbruch L, Ling J, Hegedus K, Larkin P (2018): European Association for Palliative Care: Forging a vision of excellence in palliative care in Central and Eastern European and former Sovjet Union countries (CEE/FSU). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 55, (2) Supplement, S117–S120
  25. Nyirő J, Zörgő Sz, Földesi E, Hegedűs K, Hauser P, (2018): The Timing and Circumstances of the Implementation of Pediatric Palliative Care in Hungarian Pediatric Oncology. European Journal of Pediatrics, 177(8), 1173-1179.

 

Book chapters (English) 

  1. Hegedus K (2002): 1. Legal framework. 2. Competence and scope of activity of professionals and volunteers working in palliative care (the mental health specialist and the coordinator) 3. Education and research. In: Katalin Hegedus- Ildiko Szy (ed.): Palliative Care of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients. Professional Guidelines. 2. improved and extended edition. Budapest, Hungarian Hospice-Palliative Association, 4-6, 56-57, 67-73.
  2. Hegedus K (2002): A real alternative to euthanasia: palliative care. In: Health Care and Human Right. Published by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Budapest, 55-59.
  3. Hegedűs K (2013): Hospice & Palliative Care Pictures in Multicultural Societies Today. Eastern Societies. In: Hospice e Multiculturalita. Bologna: Bononia University Press. 54-59.

 

Published abstracts (English and French) 

  1. Hegedus K (1994): National Report for Palliative Care. Hungary. Newsletter, European Association for Palliative Care, No.14. Winter.
  1. Hegedűs K, Szebik I (1994): Who decides about life and death in Hungary? Informing the patients and the law of informed consent in Hungary. 8th Congress of European Society of Psychosocial Oncology. Budapest, 1-3 September 1994.
  2. Hegedűs K, Vallaszky D (1997): Hospice in Hungary, 1991-1996. Palliative Care. Advanced Course. Puszczykowo, May 19-24 1997. 1-5.o.
  3. Hegedus K (1999): Un movement contre les tabous. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Geneva, 23-25.09.1999 European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 1999
  4. Hegedus K (1999): La base éthique et juridique des soins palliatifs en Hongrie. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Geneva, 23-25.09.1999 European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 1999.
  5. Hegedus K (2000): Ethical issues in Palliative Care. Leadership Conference on Hospice and Palliative Care, Budapest, 11-14 Oct 2000.
  6. Hegedus K, Pilling J., Kolosai N., Bognár T. (2001): Attitude of nurses and medical students toward death and dying. VII. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Palermo, 3-5. 4. 2001. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 2001
  7. Hegedus K (2001): Ten years of volunteer movement in palliative care in Hungary (1991-2001). VII. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Palermo, 3-5.4.2001. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 2001
  8. Hegedus K (2002): A real alternative of euthanasia: the palliative care. Health Care and Human rights conference April 27 Budapest, 2002.
  9. Hegedus K (2002): End of life, ethics – the basic human rights to die in peace. International Palliative Care Course, Budapest, 24-25.9.2002.
  10. Hegedus K, Samuel Gy. (2002): Hospice care of holocaust survivors at the Jewish Charity Hospital of Budapest. V. Congress of the Global Society for Nursing and Health, New York, 8-10.10. 2002.
  11. Hegedus K, Pilling J., Kolosai N., Bognár T., Békés V. (2003): Attitude of Physicians toward death and dying. VIII. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, the Hague, 3-6.4.2003. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 2003
  12. Hegedus K (2003): Hospice-palliative care in Hungary (1991-2002). Successes and failures. VIII. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, the Hague, 3-6.4.2003. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 2003
  13. Hegedus K, Sámuel Gy, Veress M. (2003): Effect of activity of the hospice mobile team in the Jewish Charity Hospital. VIII. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, the Hague, 3-6.4.2003. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 2003.
  14. Szántó J, Hegedus K. (2004): The need for teaching palliative care. 15th International Congress on anti-cancer treatment, Paris, 19-22.2.2004.
  15. Hegedus K (2004): Palliative care policy development in Hungary (2003-2004). Palliative Medicine 2004; 18: 374.
  16. Hegedus K, Bíró Zs (2005): Education model of palliative care in Hungary. IX. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care Aachen, 7-10 April 2005. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 44.
  17. Hegedus K (2005): Psychic and spiritual care of Holocaust survivor hospice patients at the Jewish Charity Hospital, Budapest. IX. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care European? Aachen, 7-10 April 2005. Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 74.
  18. Hegedus K (2005): Legal background of palliative care development in Hungary, strength and weak points. IX. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care European? Aachen, 7-10 April 2005. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 83.
  19. Muszbek K, Ruzsa Á, Hegedus K, Szöllősi M, Callaway M (2005): Palliative care policy development in Hungary (1991-2005). IX. Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Aachen, 7-10 April 2005. European Journal of Palliative Care, abstract book, 112
  20. Hegedus K (2005): Les soins palliatifs en Hongrie (1991-2005). Congres National de la Société Francaise d’Accompagnement et de soins palliatifs. Bordeaux, 2-4 Juin 2005. (Résumés de communications.)
  21. Hegedus K, Zana Á (2006): Effect of palliative care courses on healthcare workers’ state of mind and attitudes towards death. 4th Research Forum of Palliative Care, 25-27 May, Venice, 2006. Palliative Medicine 2006, 20 (3) 268.
  22. Hegedus K, Riskó Á, Szántó Zs, Kopp M (2006): Physical and psychological condition of health care workers dealing with the seriously ill. 4th Research Forum of Palliative Care, 25-27 May, Venice, 2006. Palliative Medicine 2006, 20 (3) 362.
  23. Zana Á, Hegedűs K (2006): Generational comparison study of conceptions on death. Is death still a taboo? 4th Research Forum of Palliative Care, 25-27 May, Venice, 2006. Palliative Medicine 2006, 20 (3) 340.
  24. Zana Á, Szabó G, Hegedűs K (2006): The validity of Fear of Death scale among high school students. 20th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Warsaw, 30 August – 2 September 2006. Psychology & Health 2116, 21 (1) 167.
  25. Hegedus K, Zana Á (2007): Effect of end-of-life education on medical students’ and health care workers’ death attitude. American Psychosomatic Society 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, Budapest, 7-10th March 2007. Psychosomatic Medicine
  26. Kovács M, Hegedus K (2007): Emotion work as a sourse of stress among bus-drivers. Abstract for the American Psychosomatic Society 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, Budapest, 7-10th March 2007. Psychosomatic Medicine
  27. Smudla A, Hegedus K (2007): The psychological effect and the communication on organ removal. Abstract for the American Psychosomatic Society 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, Budapest, 7-10th March 2007 Psychosomatic Medicine
  28. Szabó N, Szabó G, Hegedus K (2007): Workplace stress and social support in two groups of nurses. Abstract for the American Psychosomatic Society 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, Budapest, 7-10th March 2007. Psychosomatic Medicine
  29. Zana Á, Hegedus K (2007): Death attitude study among adolescens and other age-groups. Abstract for the American Psychosomatic Society 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, Budapest, 7-10th March 2007 Psychosomatic Medicine
  30. Hegedus K, Zana Á (2007): Effect of hospice courses on health care workers’ death attitude. Nurse research conference, Budapest, 11 May 2007.
  31. Hegedus K, Zana Á, Szabó G (2007): Effect of end-of-life education on medical students’ death attitude. 10th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest, 7-9 June 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
  32. Hegedus K, Zana Á, Vvedenskaya, E (2007): The CEE & FSU Palliative Care Monthly Email Newsletter. 10th Conference of European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest 7-9 June, 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
  33. Szabó N, Szabó G, Hegedus K (2007): Workplace stress and social support among nurses working in palliative care and nurses caring for elderly patients. Abstract for the 10th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest, 7-9 June 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
  34. Zana Á, Hegedus K, Szabó G (2007): Study on death attitude with the Lester Attitude toward Death Scale. 10th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest, 7-9 June 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
  35. Varga É, Zana Á, Hegedűs K, Munk K (2007): Organizing the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2006 in 10th Congress of European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest 7-9 June, 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
  36. Smudla A, Hegedus K. (2007): One aspect of donation: the depression and bereavement at the donors’ relatives. The 21st Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Maastricht, 15-18 August 2007. Psychology & Health. 2007.
  37. Zana Á, Hegedűs K, Szabó G (2007): Attitude toward death among adolescents. 21th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Maastricht, 15 – 18 August 2007. Psychology & Health
  38. Szabó N, Hegedus K, Szabó G, Neculai K, Salavecz Gy (2007): Workplace stress among health care workers. 2nd World Conference of Stress, Budapest, 23-27 August 2007.
  39. Zana Á, Hegedus K, Szabó G (2007): Gender differences in attitudes toward death and anxiety. 2nd World Conference of Stress, Budapest, 23-27 August 2007.
  40. Smudla A, Hegedus K (2007): The point of the relatives of dead donors in organ retrieval. 13th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation and European Transplant Coordinators Organization, Prague, 30 September – 3 October 2007. Transplant International. 20(Suppl. 2)
  41. Hegedus K, Zana Á, Szabó G (2008): Generational and gender comparison of fear of death. Palliative Care in Different Cultures, Eilat, 19-21 March 2008.
  42. Smudla A, Hegedűs K, Fazakas J (2008): The key points of the communication with brain-death donors’ relatives in Hungary Euroanaesthesia Copenhagen, 31 May.
  43. Kovács M, Kovács E, Hegedűs K (2009): Impact of emotion work on burnout among health care professionals. Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference, Budapest, 2009. július.
  44. Zana Á, Zana K, Hegedus K (2011): Fear of Death and Humour – Comic Elements in Film Art. Bob Fosse: All That Jazz” 12th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Lisbon, 18-21 May 2011. European Journal of Palliative Care
  45. Hegedus K, Zana Á, Konkolÿ Thege B (2011): Fear of Death among Medical Students and the Impact of End-of-Life Education (2005, 2010)” 12th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Lisbon, 18-21 May 2011. European Journal of Pallative Care
  46. Jünger S, Vvedenskaya E, Hegedus K, Klose J, Callaway M, Radbruch L (2011): How to Get Informed About Palliative Care: Needs Assessment in Central and Eastern Europe. 12th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Lisbon, 18-21 May 2011. European Journal of Pallative Care
  47. Kovács M, Kovács E, Hegedus K (2011): Stressing burnout and emotions at work – Diversity of nurses and physicians in Hungary. 12th European Congress of Psychology, Istanbul, 4-8 July 2011.
  48. Smudla A, Mihály S, Hegedűs K, Fazakas J (2011): The VIDEO model advantages in aggressive donor management education. European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, 2011
  49. Karácsony I, Almási Zs, Hegedűs K, Konkolÿ-Thege B, Becze Á, Rosta E, Fésűs Sz, Túry F (2011): An original survey measuring the efficiency of the ‘HuMania’ Peer-Led Professional Training Programme among medical students. Annual meeting of the European Association of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine (EACLPP), Budapest, Hungary 30 June – 2 July, 2011.
  50. Smudla A, Mihály S, Hegedűs K, Fazakas J (2011): The mistake of communication with relatives of heart-beating donors: VIDEO model. 15th Congress of the European Society of Organ Transplantation, 4-7 September 2011.
  51. Hegedűs K (2011): Where and how can we find education and information resources free of charge? Sharing&Networking. International Palliative Care Conference, Bucharest, 12-15 October 2011.
  52. Jünger S, Klose J, Hegedus K, Lynch T, Greenwood A, Payne S, Radbruch L (2012): Palliative care information needs in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. EAPC Research Congress, Trondheim, 2012. In: Palliative Medicine
  53. Hegedűs K, Zana Á, Konkolÿ Thege B (2012): Fear of death among medical students and the impact of end-of-life education (2005, 2010). 12th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM), Budapest, 29-31 August, 2012.
  54. Hegedus K (2013): Misbeliefs and reality about palliative care. 13th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Prague, 30 May-2 June 2013. European Journal of Pallative Care.
  55. Zana Á, Konkolÿ Thege B, Limpár I, Golovics P, Henczi E, Hegedűs K (2013): Choose profession and fear of death – it has connection? 13th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Prague, 30 May-2 June 2013. European Journal of Pallative Care.
  56. De Panfilis L, Zana A, Moroni M, Biasco G, Hegedus K (2013): Can different cultures lead to different medical humanities in palliative care? A comparison between two countries in Europe. 13th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Prague, 30 May-2 June 2013. European Journal of Pallative Care.
  57. Radbruch L, Jackson A, Schmidlin E, Giordano A, Hegedus K, Blumhuber H, Hodiamont F, Greenwood A, Payne, S (2013): EAPC news: EAPC and social media. 13th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Prague, 30 May-2 June 2013. European Journal of Pallative Care.
  58. Jünger S, Klose J, Hegedus K, Lynch T, Greenwood A, Payne S, Radbruch L (2013): Barriers to palliative care information in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. 13th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Prague, 30 May-2 June 2013. European Journal of Pallative Care.
  59. Kegye A, Révay E, Zana Á, Hegedűs K (2014): Mental and physical condition of health care workers dealing with seriously ill patients. Semmelweis University, PhD Scientific Days, Budapest, 10-11 April 2014.
  60. Kegye A, Révay E, Zana Á, Hegedűs K (2015): The „cost of caring” for seriously ill patients – compassion fatigue or satisfaction. Semmelweis University, PhD Scientific Days, Budapest, 9 April, 2015.
  61. Hegedus K (2015): Common beliefs and reality about hospice and palliative care. 14th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Copenhagen, 8-10 May, 2015.
  62. Kegye A, Czeglédi E, Zana Á, Révay E, Hegedűs K (2016): The physical and mental health of hospice workers with special focus ont he difference between nurses and other professionals. PhD Scientific Days 2016, School of PhD Studies, Semmelweis University, 7-8 April, Budapest
  63. Hegedus K (2016): End-of-life decisions in people with dementia. 31th Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), 21-24 April, Budapest, Hungary.
  64. Kegye A, Czeglédi E, Hegedus K: Predictors of Well-being among Women Working in Hospice Care. 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Madrid, 18-20 May 2017.
  65. Zsák É, Hegedus K (2017): Perspectives and Challenges of Perinatal Hospice Care in Hungary. 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Madrid,18-20 May 2017.
  66. Zana Á, Czeglédi E, Kegye A, Hegedűs K (2018): Differences in well-being and fear of death of hospice employees and volunteers in Hungary. 10th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Bern, 24-26 May 2018.

Publications in Hungarian (books, book chapters, articles)

 http://magtud.semmelweis.hu/dr-hegedus-katalin/dr-hegedus-katalin-publikacioi