Department of Psychiatry FMCU & UHB

EMPLOYEES

Professor:

prof. MUDr. Ján Pečeňák, CSc.

jan.pecenak(at)sm.unb.sk

+421 2 57290 385

 

Associate Professors:

doc. MUDr. Ľubomíra Izáková, PhD.

lubomira.izakova(at)gmail.com

+421 2 57290 339

 

doc. PhDr. Eva Morovicsová, PhD., MPH

eva.morovicsova(at)fmed.uniba.sk

+421 2 57290 138

 

Professor Assistants:

PhDr. Michal Hajdúk, PhD.

michal.hajduk(at)uniba.sk

+421 2 57290 108

 

MUDr. Dana Krajčovičová, PhD.

krajcovicovamudr(at)centrum.sk

+421 2 57290 114

 

MUDr. Mária Králová, CSc.

maria.kralova(at)sm.unb.sk

+421 2 57290 164

 

MUDr. Viktor Segeda, PhD.

177341(at)mail.muni.cz

+421 2 57290 649

 

MUDr. Michal Turček, PhD.

michal.turcek(at)fmed.uniba.sk

+421 2 57290 108

 

Mgr. Miroslava Zimányiová, PhD.

miroslava.zimanyiova(at)gmail.com

+421 2 57290 217

 

Assistants:

MUDr. Gabriela Bezáková

gabriela.bezakova(at)fmed.uniba.sk

 

MUDr. Patrik Gálik

galik23(at)uniba.sk

 

MUDr. Ferdinand Sasváry

ferdinand.sasvary(at)fmed.uniba.sk

 

MUDr. Vanda Valkučáková

vanda.valkucakova(at)gmail.com

 

Office Manager:

Dana Lasičková

dana.lasickova(at)fmed.uniba.sk

+421 2 57290 385

TEACHING ACTIVITY

Undergraduate education

The Department provides education in both medical study courses at Comenius University in Bratislava (general medicine, dentistry) – covering the subjects Medical Psychology and Communication; Psychiatry. Teaching is provided in Slovak and English language (for foreign students). Teaching of optional courses (Drugs and Drug Addiction; Psychotherapy – for students of 4th and 5th year) is provided in Slovak language. Furthermore we teach selected subjects for the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Law and for the Police Academy.

Postgraduate education: PhD study

The Department is accredited for doctoral study for the subject Psychiatry.


Postgraduate education: specialization study

The Department is accredited to provide education in specific training courses in Psychiatry since 2007/2008. The Department also annually organizes the course of Forensic Psychiatry for board-certified psychiatrists.

GRANT PROJECTS

Period: 2017 – 2018

Identifier: KEGA 037UK-4/2017

Title: Database of multimedia model cases for interactive teaching of Psychiatry for medical students

Principal investigator: MUDr. Michal Turček, PhD.

Co-investigators (Dept.): J. Pečeňák, V. Kořínková, Ľ. Izáková, P. Janík, D. Krajčovičová, M. Králová, V. Segeda, M. Zimányiová

 

Period: 2016 – 2019

Identifier: APVV 15/0155

Title: Impaired communication skills in patients with Parkinson disease

Principal investigator: doc. PaedDr. Zsolt Cséfalvay, PhD. (Department of the Communication Disorders CU, Bratislava), prof. MUDr. Peter Valkovič, PhD. (II. Department of Neurology FMCU, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): M. Králová, M. Hajdúk

 

Period: 2016 –

Identifier: APVV 15/0037

Title: Investigation of anatomical-functional differences between the effects of aripiprazole and quetiapine, atypical antipsychotics with similar therapeutic indications, but different impact on brain dopaminergic receptors, in experimental animals

Principal investigator: RNDr. Alexander Kiss, DrSc. (Institute of Experimental Endocrinology SAV, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): J. Pečeňák, V. Kořínková, M. Matisová

 

Period: 2016 – 2019

Identifier: VEGA 1/0240/16

Title: Immunogenetic markers in Slovak patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Principal investigator: doc. RNDr. Ivana Shawkatová, PhD. (Institute of Immunology FMCU, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): M. Králová, J. Pečeňák

 

Period: 2016 –

Identifier: VEGA 2/100/16

Title: Health care in Slovakia in 1948 – 1966

Principal investigator: PhDr. Anna Falisová, CSc. (Institute of History SAV, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): E. Morovicsová

 

Period: 2015 – 2018

Identifier: VEGA 2/0057/15

Title: The clinical significance of the relationship between aldosterone and depression and the regulatory mechanisms involved

Principal investigator: prof. PharmDr. Daniela Ježová, DrSc. (Institute of Experimental Endocrinology SAV, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): Ľ. Izáková, E. Morovicsová, V. Segeda, M. Borovská, M. Matisová, D. Krajčovičová, B. Mészáros Hideghéty

 

Period: 2015 – 2018

Identifier: VEGA 1/0300/15

Title: The role of modulation activity of vagus nerve in peripheral a central anti-inflammatory effect of antidepressants and antipsychotics

Principal investigator: MVDr. Katarína Ondičová, PhD. (Institute of Experimental Endocrinology SAV, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): J. Pečeňák, V. Kořínková, M. Králová

 

Period: 2015 – 2018

Identifier: SPS 01/2015

Title: Perception and recognition of facial expressions as they relate to the functioning of patients with schizophrenia

Principal investigator: MUDr. Dana Krajčovičová, PhD.

Co-investigators (Dept.): M. Hajdúk, V. Kořínková, D. Krajčovičová, J. Pečeňák, M. Zimányiová

 

Period: 2012 – 2015

Identifier: APVV 0048/11

Title: Cognitive-communication disorders in patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia

Principal investigator: doc. PaedDr. Zsolt Cséfalvay, PhD. (Department of the Communication Disorders PdFUK, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): M. Králová, K. Vajdičková, B. Mészáros-Hideghéty

 

Period: 2012 – 2014

Identifier: VEGA 2/0110/12

Title: Role of medical personnel in the development of health care in Slovakia since the constitution of Czechoslovak Republic until the beginning of 1950th

Principal investigator: PhDr. Anna Falisová, CSc. (Institute of History SAV, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): E. Morovicsová

 

Period: 2012 – 2013

Identifier: KEGA 099UK-4/212

Title: Multimedia technologies in innovation and standardization of teaching the Psychiatry in English language in foreign medical students

Principal investigator: MUDr. Michal Turček, PhD.

Co-investigators (Dept.): Ľ. Izáková, P. Janík, E. Kolibáš, V. Kořínková, M. Králová, J. Pečeňák, V. Segeda, M. Turček, K. Vajdičková, B. Vašečková

 

Period: 2010 – 2012

Identifier: VEGA 2/0097/10

Title: Social Conditions and Consequences of the Development of Science and Technology in Slovakia in the years 1918-1938

Principal investigator: PhDr. Ľudovít Hallon, CSc. (Institute of History SAV, Bratislava)

Co-investigators (Dept.): E. Morovicsová

 

Period: 2010 – 2011

Identifier: VEGA 1/0258/10

Title: Study of the mechanisms of peripheral anti-inflammatory action of antidepressants

Principal investigator: doc. MUDr. Ján Pečeňák, CSc.

Co-investigators (Dept.): J. Pečeňák

 

Period: 2009 – 2010

Identifier: Servier Slovakia Grant

Title: VALID – Valdoxan in treatment of depression. Observational clinical study in Slovak Republic

Principal investigator: prof. MUDr. V. Novotný, CSc.

Co-investigators (Dept.): V. Novotný, J. Pečeňák

 

Period: 2007 – 2008

Identifier: VEGA 1/4272/07

Title: University students and psychoactive substances

Principal investigator: prof. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc.

Co-investigators (Dept.): E. Kolibáš, V. Novotný, M. Turček

 

Period: 2007

Identifier: SPS 01/07

Title: Epidemiology of alcoholism and smoking in Slovakia

Principal investigator: doc. MUDr. Ján Pečeňák, CSc.

Co-investigators (Dept.): V. Novotný, J. Pečeňák

 

Period: 2007

Identifier: UK 106/2007

Title: The usage of drawings in the diagnostic and therapeutic process of psychosis

Principal investigator: MUDr. Zuzana Hapalová

Co-investigators (Dept.): Z. Hapalová

 

Period: 2005 – 2007

Identifier: VEGA 1/2296/05

Title: Safety parameters of treatment of mental disorders in inpatients

Principal investigator: doc. MUDr. Viera Kořínková, CSc.

Co-investigators (Dept.): V. Kořínková, D. Krajčovičová

 

Period: 2006

Identifier: UK 49/2006

Title: Affective disorders and substance use

Principal investigator: MUDr. Michal Turček

Co-investigators (Dept.): M. Turček

 

Period: 2005 – 2006

Identifier: SPS 01/05

Title: Epidemiology of anxiety

Principal investigator: prof. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc.

Co-investigators (Dept.): V. Novotný, J. Pečeňák

 

Period: 2002 – 2003

Identifier: SPS 01/02

Title: Epidemiology of depression in Slovakia

Principal investigator: prof. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc.

Co-investigators (Dept.): V. Novotný, J. Pečeňák

PUBLICATIONS

All publications of the employees can be accessed for view via this LINK.

Head of the Department:

prof. MUDr. Ján Pečeňák, CSc.

+421 2 57290 385

jan.pecenak(at)sm.unb.sk

 

Deputy Head for curative and preventive activity:

MUDr. Lucia Žlnayová, PhD.

+421 2 57290 346

zlnayova(at)email.cz

 

Deputy Head for teaching activity:

doc. MUDr. Ľubomíra Izáková, PhD.

+421 2 57290 339

lubomira.izakova(at)gmail.com

 

Focus areas and activities of the Department:

Teaching activities (levels) – undergraduate, graduate (specialization and PhD) studies, specialized undergraduate and postgraduate courses

Teaching activities (subjects and specializations) – Medical Psychology and Communication with Patient, Psychiatry, Drugs and Drug Addiction, Psychotherapy, Forensic Psychiatry

Research activities – psychiatric epidemiology, clinical psychopathology, clinical psychopharmacology, addictions, dementias, affective disorders, psychoses

Publications and lectures – monographs, scientific journals, domestic and foreign conferences

Curative and preventive activity – outpatient, inpatient, daily psychiatric center