Anna Szekely

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Country: Hungary

Publications

  1. pmc Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) as a novel candidate gene of anxiety
    Eszter Kótyuk
    Doctoral School of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    PLoS ONE 8:e80613. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Genetic factors of reaction time performance: DRD4 7-repeat allele associated with slower responses
    A Szekely
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Izabella u 46, Budapest, Hungary
    Genes Brain Behav 10:129-36. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between hypnotizability and the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) polymorphism
    Anna Szekely
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 58:301-15. 2010
  4. pmc Multivariate analysis of dopaminergic gene variants as risk factors of heroin dependence
    Andrea Vereczkei
    Department of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    PLoS ONE 8:e66592. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Associations between depression severity and purinergic receptor P2RX7 gene polymorphisms
    Zsuzsa Halmai
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 150:104-9. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint [Association between mood characteristics and polymorphisms of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GNDF) in patients with depression]
    Eszter Kótyuk
    Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem, Pszichologiai Intezet, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 15:63-72. 2013
  7. pmc Association of hypoxia inducible factor-1 alpha gene polymorphism with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in a Caucasian (Hungarian) sample
    Geza Nagy
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    BMC Med Genet 10:79. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Association of aggression with a novel microRNA binding site polymorphism in the wolframin gene
    Reka Kovacs-Nagy
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 162:404-12. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Additive effects of serotonergic and dopaminergic polymorphisms on trait impulsivity
    Gabor Varga
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:281-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Timed picture naming: extended norms and validation against previous studies
    Anna Szekely
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 35:621-33. 2003

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) as a novel candidate gene of anxiety
    Eszter Kótyuk
    Doctoral School of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    PLoS ONE 8:e80613. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Genetic factors of reaction time performance: DRD4 7-repeat allele associated with slower responses
    A Szekely
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Izabella u 46, Budapest, Hungary
    Genes Brain Behav 10:129-36. 2011
    ..These results illustrate that speed-of-performance measures derived from multiple reaction time tasks using standardization procedures could be promising tools to detect unique genetic effects in the background of cognitive abilities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between hypnotizability and the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) polymorphism
    Anna Szekely
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 58:301-15. 2010
    ..The present study replicates association of COMT Val(158)Met SNP and hypnotizability and stresses the importance of mediating factors, such as group vs. individual inductions...
  4. pmc Multivariate analysis of dopaminergic gene variants as risk factors of heroin dependence
    Andrea Vereczkei
    Department of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    PLoS ONE 8:e66592. 2013
    ..Since the dopaminergic system has a key role in rewarding mechanism of the brain, which is directly or indirectly targeted by most drugs of abuse, we focus on the effects and interactions among dopaminergic gene variants...
  5. doi request reprint Associations between depression severity and purinergic receptor P2RX7 gene polymorphisms
    Zsuzsa Halmai
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 150:104-9. 2013
    ..In the current study the genetic effects of rs2230912 (Gln460Arg) and rs1653625 (located in the 3' untranslated region of the P2RX7 gene) were explored in mood disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Association between mood characteristics and polymorphisms of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GNDF) in patients with depression]
    Eszter Kótyuk
    Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem, Pszichologiai Intezet, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 15:63-72. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Association of hypoxia inducible factor-1 alpha gene polymorphism with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in a Caucasian (Hungarian) sample
    Geza Nagy
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    BMC Med Genet 10:79. 2009
    ..Our aim was to replicate these findings on a Caucasian (Hungarian) population, as well as to study whether this genetic effect is restricted to T2DM or can be expanded to diabetes in general...
  8. doi request reprint Association of aggression with a novel microRNA binding site polymorphism in the wolframin gene
    Reka Kovacs-Nagy
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 162:404-12. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report describing a microRNA binding site polymorphism of the WFS1 gene and its association with human aggression based on a large, non-clinical sample...
  9. doi request reprint Additive effects of serotonergic and dopaminergic polymorphisms on trait impulsivity
    Gabor Varga
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:281-8. 2012
    ..These results clearly suggest an additive effect of dopaminergic and serotonergic polymorphisms on trait impulsivity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Timed picture naming: extended norms and validation against previous studies
    Anna Szekely
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 35:621-33. 2003
  11. doi request reprint Interaction of 5-HTTLPR genotype and unipolar major depression in the emergence of aggressive/hostile traits
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 132:432-7. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association between 5-HTTLPR and aggressive/hostile traits in depressed patients and controls...
  12. doi request reprint Association between Novelty Seeking of opiate-dependent patients and the catechol-O-methyltransferase Val(158)Met polymorphism
    Zsolt Demetrovics
    Institutional Group on Addiction Research, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest H 1064, Hungary
    Compr Psychiatry 51:510-5. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a polymorphic microRNA target site in the purinergic receptor P2RX7 gene
    Omar Abdul Rahman
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Electrophoresis 31:1790-5. 2010
    ..The developed genotyping method was applied in our depression-related association study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association between depression and the Gln460Arg polymorphism of P2RX7 gene: a dimensional approach
    Krisztina Hejjas
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:295-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, case-control analysis did not reveal significant results, but using a symptom severity scale we could support the association between depressive disorder and the G-allele of the Gln460Arg polymorphism in the P2RX7 gene...
  15. ncbi request reprint Glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta gene structural variants as possible risk factors of bipolar depression
    Zsolt Ronai
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 165:217-22. 2014
    ..In summary, here we confirmed significant association of the GSK3B CNV and bipolar disorder pointing out that the copy number and extension of the CNV varies among individuals. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  16. doi request reprint Peripheral vascular endothelial growth factor level is associated with antidepressant treatment response: results of a preliminary study
    Zsuzsa Halmai
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 144:269-73. 2013
    ..In this study we were interested in investigating a possible association between VEGF levels and treatment response in patients with a current episode of major depression (MDE)...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Genetic aspects of the Stroop test]
    Tibor Nánási
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Orvosi Vegytani, Molekuláris Biológiai és Patobiokémiai Intézete, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:252-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, further studies are needed for clarifying the genetic background of Stroop performance, characterizing attentional functions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Contribution of serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms to pediatric migraine
    Agnes Szilagyi
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Headache 46:478-85. 2006
    ..The serotonin transporter gene is a promising candidate locus for the genetic susceptibility of migraine...
  19. pmc Association between dopaminergic polymorphisms and borderline personality traits among at-risk young adults and psychiatric inpatients
    Zsofia Nemoda
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Behav Brain Funct 6:4. 2010
    ..However, the efficacy of dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) blocking antipsychotic drugs in BPD treatment also suggests involvement of the dopamine system in the neurobiology of BPD...
  20. pmc Psychopathological aspects of dopaminergic gene polymorphisms in adolescence and young adulthood
    Zsofia Nemoda
    Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:1665-86. 2011
    ..The dopamine catabolizing enzyme genes, such as monoamine oxidase (MAO) A and catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) genes, have been linked to aggressive behaviors...
  21. pmc Association of impulsivity and polymorphic microRNA-641 target sites in the SNAP-25 gene
    Nora Nemeth
    Department of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    PLoS ONE 8:e84207. 2013
    ..These findings support the role of polymorphic SNAP-25 variants both at psychogenetic and molecular biological levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint Candidate gene studies of dopaminergic and serotonergic polymorphisms
    Gabor Varga
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 13:93-101. 2011
    ..On the whole, however, it can be declared that psychogenetic research plays an important role in the development of personalized pharmacotherapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint The genetics of problem and pathological gambling: a systematic review
    Agoston Gyollai
    Eotvos Lorand University, Institute of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Addiction, Izabella utca 46, H 1064, Budapest, Hungary
    Curr Pharm Des 20:3993-9. 2014
    ..It is concluded that future research should attempt to identify possible gambling specific susceptibility factors. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of promoter polymorphisms in the dopamine D4 receptor and the serotonin transporter genes in heroin dependence
    Agnes Szilagyi
    Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 7:28-33. 2005
    ..However, due to the limited size of our sample these results should be interpreted with caution...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Neurocognitive endophenotypes in psychiatric genetics]
    Eszter Kótyuk
    Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem, Pszichologiai Intezet, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 16:85-90. 2014
    ..Current literature advocates a growing significance of analyzing dimensional neurocognitive endophenotypes in genetic association studies, as well as in developing diagnostic category systems with biological backgrounds. ..
  26. doi request reprint Lack of correlation between hypnotic susceptibility and various components of attention
    Katalin Varga
    Institute of Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Izabella utca 46 Pf 755, Budapest H 1384, Hungary
    Conscious Cogn 20:1872-81. 2011
    ..These results do not support the neuropsychophysiological model of hypnosis, as they show no consistent relationship between hypnotic susceptibility and waking attentional performance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Hungarian translation of Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
    Katalin Muszbek
    Hungarian Hospice Foundation, Budapest, Hungary
    Qual Life Res 15:761-6. 2006
    ..The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a widely used screening instrument. The purpose of this study was to evaluate reliability and validity of the Hungarian translation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Timed action and object naming
    Anna Szekely
    Department of General and Experimental Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    Cortex 41:7-25. 2005
    ..Implications for method and theory in the study of lexical access are discussed, including relevance to a growing literature on the neurobiology and development of nouns and verbs...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Effect of dopaminergic and serotonergic gene variants on cognitive performance]
    Rozsa Eniko Katonai
    Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem, Pszichologiai Intezet, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 13:81-6. 2011
    ..Results of candidate gene studies implicate an important role of the dopaminergic system in coding individual differences in reaction time performance, and the possible role of the function of the serotonergic system has also emerged...