Bettina Franciska Piko

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Not just pushing and shoving: school bullying among African American adolescents
    Kevin M Fitzpatrick
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Sch Health 77:16-22. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived health among adolescents: the role of gender and psychosocial factors
    Bettina F Piko
    Division of Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag str 5, 6722 Szeged, Hungary
    Eur J Pediatr 166:701-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint [Is religiosity a protective factor? Social epidemiologic study of adolescent psychological health]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Magatartastudomanyi Intezet, Szeged
    Orv Hetil 150:1903-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, psychosocial health and health behaviours among Hungarian adolescents
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Science, Szeged, Hungary
    Eur J Public Health 17:353-60. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Social inequalities in adolescent depression: the role of parental social support and optimism
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Behavioural Sciences, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:474-81. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint "To believe or not to believe?" Religiosity, spirituality, and alcohol use among Hungarian adolescents
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:666-74. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Control or involvement? Relationship between authoritative parenting style and adolescent depressive symptomatology
    B F Piko
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, Szeged, 6722, Hungary
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:149-55. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Authoritative parenting style and adolescent smoking and drinking
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Behavioral Sciences, 6722 Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, Hungary
    Addict Behav 37:353-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint [Study of smoking behavior and smoking-related attitudes among preclinical medical students]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Magatartás tudományi Intézet, Szeged
    Orv Hetil 149:2471-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint New challenges for mental health in public health
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Hungary
    Int J Public Health 52:127-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Not just pushing and shoving: school bullying among African American adolescents
    Kevin M Fitzpatrick
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Sch Health 77:16-22. 2007
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of bullying among a sample of African American adolescents and the risk factors associated with odds that a student engages in bullying behavior...
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived health among adolescents: the role of gender and psychosocial factors
    Bettina F Piko
    Division of Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag str 5, 6722 Szeged, Hungary
    Eur J Pediatr 166:701-8. 2007
    ..Overall, findings show that psychosocial health variables are important influences on adolescents' self-perceived health...
  3. doi request reprint [Is religiosity a protective factor? Social epidemiologic study of adolescent psychological health]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Magatartastudomanyi Intezet, Szeged
    Orv Hetil 150:1903-8. 2009
    ..In relation to adolescent health, less investigation has been available thus far...
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, psychosocial health and health behaviours among Hungarian adolescents
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Science, Szeged, Hungary
    Eur J Public Health 17:353-60. 2007
    ..Despite this equalization, however, there still are differences in psychosocial variables or health-related behaviours, often very subtle and sometimes difficult to measure...
  5. doi request reprint Social inequalities in adolescent depression: the role of parental social support and optimism
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Behavioural Sciences, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:474-81. 2013
    ..This study examines the role of perceived parental social support and optimism in understanding adolescents' depression and self-rated health among a sample of Hungarian youth...
  6. ncbi request reprint "To believe or not to believe?" Religiosity, spirituality, and alcohol use among Hungarian adolescents
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:666-74. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Control or involvement? Relationship between authoritative parenting style and adolescent depressive symptomatology
    B F Piko
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, Szeged, 6722, Hungary
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:149-55. 2012
    ..Teaching positive parenting seems to be a part of these prevention programs that may include facilitating intimate yet autonomous relationships...
  8. doi request reprint Authoritative parenting style and adolescent smoking and drinking
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Behavioral Sciences, 6722 Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, Hungary
    Addict Behav 37:353-6. 2012
    ..Although parental control tends to decrease among high school students, it even serves as a greater protection for those whose parents continue providing parental monitoring...
  9. doi request reprint [Study of smoking behavior and smoking-related attitudes among preclinical medical students]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Magatartás tudományi Intézet, Szeged
    Orv Hetil 149:2471-8. 2008
    ..Smoking among medical students in particular should receive a special attention since smoking-related attitudes among health care professionals may act as role models among the patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint New challenges for mental health in public health
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Hungary
    Int J Public Health 52:127-8. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint [Influence of psychiatric and psychosomatic disorders on quality of life]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Pszichiátriai Klinika Magatartástudományi Csoportja, Szeged
    Orv Hetil 148:1657-66. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Prototype perception and smoking: are negative or positive social images more important in adolescence?
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, 6722 Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, Hungary
    Addict Behav 32:1728-32. 2007
    ..For boys, positive individual competence prototype also seems to be important. Health promotion programs should focus on fostering negative social images in prevention...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived health among early adolescents: role of psychosocial factors
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Pediatr Int 49:577-83. 2007
    ..The authors examined self-perceived health and psychosocial health in 10-15 year old children and the relationship between children's self-perceived health and a set of psychosocial health status measurements...
  14. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and socioeconomic variations in leisure time physical activity in a sample of Hungarian youth
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, 6722, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Public Health 53:306-10. 2008
    ..The main goal of the present study is to detect the relationship between youth's leisure time physical activity and a set of sociodemographic (age, gender, family stucture) and socioeconomic variables (SES and parental schooling)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and psychosocial influences of risk perception among Hungarian adolescents
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Public Health 53:131-8. 2008
    ..The main goal of the present study was to assess adolescents' risk perception, namely, their estimates of the likelihood of smoking and alcohol-related illnesses and accidents...
  16. doi request reprint What makes a difference? Understanding the role of protective factors in Hungarian adolescents' depressive symptomatology
    Bettina Franciska Piko
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, 6722 Szeged, Hungary
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:617-24. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint [Social inequalities in adolescent depression: social support and optimism as mediators?]
    Bettina Piko
    SZTE AOK Magatartástudományi Intézet, Szeged, Hungary, E mail
    Psychiatr Hung 25:233-42. 2010
    ..This study examines the role of perceived parental social support and optimism in understanding the relationship between adolescent depression and SES...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Control or involvement? Relationship between parenting style and adolescent depression]
    Bettina Piko
    SZTE AOK Magatartástudományi Intézet, Szeged, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 25:538-44. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study has been to analyze interrelationships between adolescent depressive symptomatology, authoritative parenting style, negative and positive parental links...
  19. doi request reprint [The significance of the relationship between external/internal locus of control and adolescent substance use in behavioral medicine]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar Magatartástudományi Intézet Szeged Szentháromság u 5 6722
    Orv Hetil 152:331-7. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Do parents and school matter? Protective factors for adolescent substance use
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
    Addict Behav 35:53-6. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to clarify the altered role of parent-child relationship in adolescents' substance use...
  21. doi request reprint Social orientations and adolescent health behaviours in Hungary
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Psychol 45:12-20. 2010
    ..Por ello se necesita una mayor focalización respecto de la influencia de las diferencias de género sobre las conductas asociadas con la salud en adolescentes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does knowledge count? Attitudes toward smoking among medical, nursing, and pharmacy students in Hungary
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Group of Behavioral Sciences, Hungary
    J Community Health 27:269-76. 2002
    ..There is a need for an increasing emphasis on smoking-related attitude formation among medical and nursing students...
  23. ncbi request reprint Youth substance use and psychosocial well-being in Hungary's post-socialist transition
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences Group, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Adm Policy Ment Health 32:63-71. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint A risk and protective factors framework for understanding youth's externalizing problem behavior in two different cultural settings
    Bettina F Piko
    The University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:95-103. 2005
    ..The main goal of the study was to analyze youth's externalizing problem behaviors based on a risk and protective factors framework in two different cultural settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint A culture-based study of personal and social influences of adolescent smoking
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioural Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
    Eur J Public Health 15:393-8. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Burnout, role conflict, job satisfaction and psychosocial health among Hungarian health care staff: a questionnaire survey
    Bettina F Piko
    The University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Behavioural Sciences Group, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:311-8. 2006
    ..Burnout and the other negative aspects of the job of health care staff have major behavioural and health implications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Socio-cultural stress in modern societies and the myth of anxiety in Eastern Europe
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Adm Policy Ment Health 29:275-80. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, psychosocial health, and life goals among youth
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, Szeged 6722, Hungary
    J Community Health 31:136-45. 2006
    ..In community health programs, a health-related physical education approach should be addressed to improve the psychosocial benefits of physical activity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Children's perceptions of health and illness: images and lay concepts in preadolescence
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences Group, University of Szeged, Szentharomsag str 5, 6722 Szeged, Hungary
    Health Educ Res 21:643-53. 2006
    ..Children's past experiences (e.g. trivial infections) may play an important role in their concepts of disease causation. Ideas about health promotion were especially varied, with a few children describing complex guidelines...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Psychosomatic symptom formation as a health status indicator in early adolescence: behavioral epidemiologic analysis]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Szent Györgyi Albert Orvos és Gyógyszerésztudományi Centrum, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Pszichiatriai Klinika, Magatartástudományi Csoport, Szeged
    Orv Hetil 147:819-25. 2006
    ..The main goal of the present study has been to detect the occurrence of psychosomatic symptoms among early adolescents, and to see the impact of psychosocial and psychological variables on the symptom formation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with life, psychosocial health and materialism among Hungarian youth
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Health Psychol 11:827-31. 2006
    ..g. diet control and smoking). SES self-assessment and materialistic success were positively, while materialistic happiness was negatively related to youth's life satisfaction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Leisure activities and problem behaviours among Hungarian youth
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Szeged, Szentharomsag Street 5, 6722, Hungary
    J Adolesc 27:717-30. 2004
    ..The study suggests that the relationships between leisure activities and problem behaviours are highly similar as found among Western youth...
  33. doi request reprint Religiosity as a protective factor against substance use among Hungarian high school students
    Eszter Kovacs
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1346-57. 2011
    ..Our findings confirmed the importance of the protective role of religious involvement, particularly among females...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Frequency of smoking, drinking, and substance use and their relationship to psychiatric comorbidity in children and adolescents with depression]
    Eniko Kiss
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Szent Gyorgyi Albert Orvos es Gyogyszeresztudomanyi Kozpont, Gyermekpszichiátriai Onálló Osztály, Szeged, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:219-26. 2006
    ..In our study, we investigated the frequency of smoking, alcohol consumption and substance abuse and their association with psychiatric disorders in a child population affected by depression...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Frequency of smoking, drinking, and substance use and their relationship to psychiatric comorbidity in depressed child and adolescent population]
    Eniko Kiss
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Gyermekpszichiátriai Onálló Osztály, Szeged, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:371-8. 2006
    ..In our study, we investigated the frequency of smoking, alcohol consumption and substance use and their association to psychiatric diagnoses in a child population suffering from depression...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Medical implications of the lay concepts of health: children's opinions of health and illness]
    Bettina Piko
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Szent Györgyi Albert Orvos Gyógyszerésztudományi Centrum, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Pszichiátriai Klinika Magatartástudományi es Orvosi Pszichológiai Csoport, Szeged
    Orv Hetil 145:1997-2002. 2004
    ..The draw-and-write method, which is based on projective technique, enables us to map children's lay concepts of health in their 8-10 years of age...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking and drinking: the role of communal mastery and other social influences
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Addict Behav 31:102-14. 2006
    ..For girls, communal mastery did not play such a role. The role of social motives, friends' and best friend's substance use and parental approval also were justified...
  38. ncbi request reprint Without protection: substance use among Hungarian adolescents in high-risk settings
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical Center, Szeged University, Szeged, Hungary
    J Adolesc Health 30:463-6. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Motives for smoking and drinking: country and gender differences in samples of Hungarian and US high school students
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, 6722 Szeged, Szentháromság utca 5, Hungary
    Addict Behav 32:2087-98. 2007
    ..Gender differences in smoking and alcohol use were partially mediated through motives for use, with the specific mediators depending on the cultural context...
  40. ncbi request reprint Behavioral medicine in Hungary: past, present, and future
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Science Group, Hungary
    Behav Med 28:72-8. 2002
    ..The primary message of this approach is that modern physicians should see beyond molecular substances and perceive humans from a total biopsychosocial perspective...
  41. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology among Hungarian youth: a risk and protective factors approach
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:44-54. 2003
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of their clinical and practical implications for understanding depressive symptomatology in this understudied population of Eastern European youth...
  42. ncbi request reprint Substance use, religiosity, and other protective factors among Hungarian adolescents
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, 6721, Szentharomsag u 5 Hungary
    Addict Behav 29:1095-107. 2004
    ..A more careful examination of the protective role of religion in postsocialist Hungary could be extremely important in a country where both adult and adolescent smoking and alcohol use is among the highest in Europe...
  43. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' health-related behaviors in the light of their value orientations
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
    Subst Use Misuse 40:735-42. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Social influences in sports activity among adolescents
    Noemi Keresztes
    Semmelweis University, IV Doctoral School, Behavioural Science Programme
    J R Soc Promot Health 128:21-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the role of social influences in early adolescents' leisure time sports activity and to examine gender differences...
  45. ncbi request reprint Interplay between self and community: a role for health psychology in Eastern Europe's public health
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
    J Health Psychol 9:111-20. 2004
    ..There is a need for converting learned helplessness, often found in people because of the nature and collapse of the old regime, into learned optimism...
  46. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology, exposure to violence, and the role of social capital among African American adolescents
    Kevin M Fitzpatrick
    Department of Sociology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 3350, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:262-74. 2005
    ..These findings suggest the importance of interrelationships among violence exposure, capital, and well-being for adolescents...