Bálint Andó

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OBJECTIVE the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is an important screening instrument routinely used during the peripartum period for the identification of depression. The purpose of the study was to assess the validity of the 10-item EPDS in screening for antepartum depression (APD) in Hungary. DESIGN validation study carried out between July(More)
BACKGROUND the purpose of the study was to assess the validity of the 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) in screening for postnatal depression (PND) in Hungary. METHODS between July 2010 and March 2011, a sample of 266 women attending a routine check-up at six weeks post partum completed the newly translated Hungarian version of the EPDS(More)
AIMS High relapse rate and extreme difficulty to maintain abstinence are core characteristics of alcohol dependence (AD). Previous studies have demonstrated a persistent decision-making (DM) deficit in AD. We aimed to reveal specific personality features and stress-coping mechanisms presumed to compensate for ineffective DM skills. METHODS Eighty-eight(More)
We aimed to determine the psychosocial and obstetric correlates of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy in South-Eastern Hungary. A total of 1719 women were screened for depression in four counties in 2006 and 2007, based on a Leverton Questionnaire (LQ) score of ≥12 at 14-24 weeks of gestation. The LQ scores indicated a probable depressive illness(More)
Temperament and character factors are strongly related to the developmental, clinical, and treatment aspects of alcohol dependence. This study had the aim of revealing the underlying personality structure and individual differences in the symptoms of alcohol dependence measured by multiple severity indicators. Patients with alcohol dependence exhibited(More)
BACKGROUND The nature of episodic memory deficit in intermediate-term abstinence from alcohol in alcohol dependence (AD) is not yet clarified. Deficits in inhibitory control are commonly reported in substance use disorders. However, much less is known about cognitive control suppressing interference from memory. The Think/No-think (TNT) paradigm is a well(More)
BACKGROUND Impulsivity, which has been the subject of extensive debate in psychiatric research, is a clinically important concept, especially with respect to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Substance Use Disorders (SUD). The current study aims to examine the presence of two aspects of impulsivity (self-reported impulsivity and delay discounting)(More)
Gambling disorder has been listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) for more than three decades. During this time, its diagnostic set of criteria has gone through significant changes. In the DSM-5, gambling disorder has been moved from Disruptive, Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders to Substance- Related and Addictive(More)