Semmelweis University Institute of Behavioural Sciences


Dr. Zsuzsa Győrffy:
1. Stress, burnout and coping  among physicians.
2. Digital health: opportunities and challenges.

Dr. Bence Döbrössy:
Intercultural healthcare.

Dr. Edmond Girasek:
1. Application of artificial intelligence in healthcare
2. Big Data technologies in healthcare
3. Impact of Digital Health to the healthcare system
4. Comparision of healthcare systems.


Dr. József Kovács:
1. The theory and practice of informed consent.
2. Ethical problems of experimentation on human subjects.
3. Ethical questions of withdrawing or withholding life sustaining treatment.

Dr. Jenő Lőrincz:
1. Sources of morality in medical ethical situations.
2. Ethical problems of surrogate motherhood.

Dr. László Nemes:
1. Medical humanities
2. Narrative medicine
3. Ethical and social aspects of end-of-life decisions
4. History of medical ethics and bioethics
5. Ethics of assisted reproduction
6. The philosophy of medicine
7. Medical virtues

Dr. Ágnes Dósa:
1. Research Ethics. Ethical issues of conducting research on Human Beings. Placebo group. Ethics of scientific publication.
2. Ethics of Clinical Genetics. Ethics of prenatal genetic testing. Ethics of genetic testing and screening. Ethics of gene therapy.
3. Ethical issues of obstetric care.

Dr. Orsolya Péter:
Ethical and legal aspects of end-of-life decisions
Ethical and legal issues concerning incompetent patients
Ethical issues concerning patient rights in practice

Dr. Attila Gábor Tóth:
Human Rights in Medicine
Right to life and right to die



Dr. Piroska Balog:
1. Chronic stress (marital stress and/or work stress) and cardiovascular vulnerability.
2. Vital exhaustion and cardiovascular diseases.

Dr. Róbert Bódizs:
1. The hemispheric lateralization of sleep and wake EEG.
2. Sleep EEG and personality.
3. The electrophysiology of sleep and dreaming.

Dr. János Kollár
1. Music therapy in Parkinson’s patients
2. Music-based supportive therapy incancer patients
3. Gamification in medical education
4. Fears related to the medical profession and coping mechanisms of medical students
5. Application of virtual reality techniques in the education of medical students.

Dr. György Purebl:
1. Cognitive therapy for depression.
2. Cognitive therapy for anxiety disorders.
3. Relationship between personality disorders and mental diseases.
4. Insomnia – health consequences, diagnosis and treatment.
5. The impact of human circadian rhythm on mental and physical health.

Dr. Adrienne Stauder:
1. Stress related symptoms and psychosocial risk at the work place.
2. The health consequences of bullying at the workplace.

Dr. Tamás Dömötör Szalai:
1. The etiology and psychotherapy of eating disorders
2. Maintaining factors and intervention methods of body image disorder
3. Attachment and mental health

Dr. Mónika Ditta Tóth (only for Fac.of Gen.Med. students):
1. Psychological background of suicidal behaviour
2. Impact of Covid-19 on University students
3. Depression and burn-out on the workplace

Dr. Péter Ujma:
1. IQ and the wakeful electroencephalogram
2. Sibling and twin studies using NLSYLinks
3. The effects of traits and daily experiences on the sleep electroencephalogram
4. Determinants of fertility in Hungary