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Publications

SSCI publications

2016

Kascakova N., Husarova D., Hasto J., Kolarcik P., Polackova Solcova I., Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P.: Validation of a 16-Item Short Form of the Czech Version of the Experiences in Close Relationships Revised Questionnaire in a Representative Sample. Psychological Reports, 2016, 0(0) 1–22, DOI: 10.1177/0033294116667725.

 

Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Joppova E., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Young adolescents who combine alcohol and energy drinks have a higher risk of reporting negative behavioural outcomes. International Journal of Public Health, 2016,DOI 10.1007/s00038-016-0862-4.

 

Baska T., Madarasova Geckova A., Baskova M., Krajcovic A.:Decline of alcohol use in adolescents in Slovakia. A reason for optimism? Public Health, 2016, accepted.

 

Rathmann K., Pförtner T.K., Hurrelmann K., Osorio A.M., Bosakova L., Elgar F.J., Richter M.: The great recession, youth unemployment and inequalities in psychological health complaints in adolescents: a multilevel study in 31 countries. International Journal of Public Health, 2016, 1-11, doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0866-0

 

Pavelka J., Husarova D., Sevcikova A., Madarasova Geckova A.: Country, age, and gender differences in the prevalence of screen-based behaviour and family-related factors among school-aged children. Acta Gymnica, 2016, DOI: 10.5507/ag.2016.011

 

Sigmund E., Sigmundova D., Badura P., Trhlikova L., Madarasova Geckova A.: Time trends: a ten-year comparison (2005-2015) of pedometer-determined physical activity and obesity in Czech preschool children. BMC Public Health, accepted.

 

Rosicova K., Bosakova L., Madarasova Geckova A., Rosic M., Andrejkovic M., Zezula I., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Regional mortality by socioeconomic factors in Slovakia: a comparison of 15 years of changes. International Journal for Equity in Health 2016; 15:115, DOI: 10.1186/s12939-016-0404-y

 

Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Lack of parental rule-setting on eating is associated with a wide range of adolescent unhealthy eating behaviour both for boys and girls. BMC Public Health 2016; 16:359, DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3002-4.

 

Badura P.,Sigmund E., Madarasova Geckova A., Sigmundova D., Sirucek J., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Is Participation in Organized Leisure-Time Activities Associated with School Performance in Adolescence? PLOS ONE, 2016

 

Marcelli D, Brand K, Ponce P, Milkowski A, Marelli C, Ok E, Godino JI M, Gurevich K, Jirka T, Rosenberger J, Benedetto A, Ladányi E, Grassmann A, Scatizzi L, Bayh I, Kooman J, Canaud B.: Longitudinal Changes in Body Composition in Patients After Initiation of Hemodialysis Therapy: Results From an International Cohort. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 2016, 26, 2, 72-80.

 

Baskova M., Baska T. Holubcikova J. Consumption of sweetened soft drinks and energy drinks in adolescents in Slovakia: Implications for paediatric nursing. Cent Eur J Nurs Midw 2016; 7(1):390–395

 

Majernikova M., Rosenberger J., Prihodova L., Marcelli D., Roland R., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Anemia has a negative impact on self-rated health in kidney transplant recipients with well-funcioting grafts: findings from an 8-year follow-up study. Qual Life Res, 2016, 25: 183-192.

 

Husarova D., Madarasová Geckova A., Blinka L., Sevcikova A.,  van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Screen-based behaviour in school-aged children with long-term illness. BMC Public Health, 2016, 16:130. 

 

Kolarcik P, Madarasova Geckova A, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP: Delinquent and aggressive behaviour and social desirability among Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2016, 31, 4, 677– 693.

 

Sudzinova A, Rosenberger J, Stewart RE, van Dijk JP, Reijneveld SA: Does poorer self-rated health mediate the effect of Roma ethnicity on mortality in patients with coronary artery disease after coronaro-angiography? International Journal of Public Health, 2016, DOI 10.1007/s00038-015-0771-y.

 

2015

Marcelli D., Kopperschmidt P., Bayh I., Jirka T., Merello J.I., Ponce P., Ladanyi E., Di Benedetto A., Dovc-Dimec R., Rosenberger J., Stuard S., Scholz C., Grassmann A., Canaud B. Modifiable factors associated with achievement of high - volume post -dilution hemodiafiltration: results from an international study. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 2015, 38, 5, 244-250.

 

Kolarcik, P., Belak, A., Osborne, R.H.: The Ophelia (OPtimise HEalth LIteracy and Access) Process: Using health literacy alongside grounded and participatory approaches to develop interventions in partnership with marginalised populations. The European Health Psychologist, 2015, 17(6), 297-304.

 

Sabol, F., Bily B., Artemiou P., Kolesar A., Torok P., Bilecova-Rabajdova M., Kolarcik P., Luczy J.: Incidence and risk factors of delirium in patients after cardiac surgery: Modifiable and non-modifiable factors. Cor et vasa, 2015, 57, e168–e175. 

 

Artemiou p., Bily B., Bilecova-Rabajdova M., Sabol F., Torok P., Kolarcik P., Kolesar A.: Melatonin treatment in the prevention of postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients. Kardiochirurgia i Torakochirurgia Polska 2015; 12 (2): 126-133.

 

Bily B., Artemiou p., Sabol F., Bilecova-Rabajdova M., Kolarcik P., Torok P.: The role of dexmedetomidine in the prevention of postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients. Cardiology Letters, 2015, 24(6), 435-444.

 

Sudzinova A, Nagyova I, Rosenberger J, Studencan M, Vargova H, Middel B,  van Dijk J P, Reijneveld S A: Seven years’ mortality in Roma and non-Roma patients after coronary angiography. European  Journal  of  Public  Health, 2015, 25, 5, 765–769.

 

Prihodova L, Nagyova I, Rosenberger J, Roland R, Majernikova M, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP.: Social Participation After Kidney Transplantation as a Predictor of Graft Loss and Mortality Over 10 Years A Longitudinal Study. TRANSPLANTATION, 2015, 99, 3, 568-575.

 

Husárová  D, Dankulincová Veselská Z, Sigmundová D, Madarasová Gecková A: Age and gender differences in prevalence of screen based behavior, physical activity, and health complaints among Slovak school-aged children. Cent Eur J Public Health, Supplement 2015; 23: S30–S36.

 

Mikula, P., Nagyova, I., Krokavcova, M., Vitkova, M., Rosenberger, J., Szilasiova, J., Gdovinova, Z., Groothoff, J.W., Van Dijk, J.P.: Social participation and health-related quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis (2015) Disability and Health Journal, 8 (1), pp. 29-34. Cited 1 time.

 

Skorvanek, M., Rosenberger, J., Minar, M., Grofik, M., Han, V., Groothoff, J.W., Valkovic, P., Gdovinova, Z., Van Dijk, J.P.:  Relationship between the non-motor items of the MDS-UPDRS and Quality of Life in patients with Parkinson's disease (2015) Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 353 (1-2), pp. 87-91. 

 

Gavelova, M., Nagyova, I., Rosenberger, J., Krokavcova, M., Gdovinova, Z., Groothoff, J.W., van Dijk, J.P.: Importance of an individual's evaluation of functional status for health-related quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis (2015) Disability and Health Journal, . Article in Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.02.006

 

Mikula, P., Nagyova, I., Krokavcova, M., Vitkova, M., Rosenberger, J., Szilasiova, J., Gdovinova, Z., Groothoff, J.W., Van Dijk, J.P.: The mediating effect of coping on the association between fatigue and quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis(2015) Psychology, Health and Medicine, 20 (6), pp. 653-661. 

 

Skorvanek, M., Gdovinova, Z., Rosenberger, J., Ghorbani Saeedian, R., Nagyova, I., Groothoff, J.W., van Dijk, J.P.: The associations between fatigue, apathy, and depression in Parkinson's disease (2015) Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 131 (2), pp. 80-87. Cited 1 time.

 

Kissova, V., Rosenberger, J., Goboova, M., Kiss, A.: Ten-year all-cause mortality in hospitalized non-surgical patients based on nutritional status screening (2015) Public Health Nutrition, 6 p. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1017/S1368980015000063

 

Dedinská, I., Laca, Ľ., Miklušica, J., Rosenberger, J., Žilinská, Z., Galajda, P., Mokáň, M.Waist circumference as an independent risk factor for NODAT (2015) Annals of Transplantation, 20, pp. 154-159. 

 

Benka, J., Nagyova, I., Rosenberger, J., Macejova, Z., Lazurova, I., van der Klink, J.L.L., Groothoff, J.W., van Dijk, J.P.: Social participation in early and established rheumatoid arthritis patients (2015) Disability and Rehabilitation, 8 p. Article in Press.  DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2015.1076071

 

Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: The mediating effect of discrimination, social support and hopelessness on self-rated health of Roma adolescents in Slovakia. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2015, 14:137

 

Hamřík Z., Bobáková D,  Kalman M.,  Dankulincová Veselská Z., Klein D., Madarasová Gecková A.: Physical activity and screen-based activity in healthy development of school-aged children. Cent Eur J Public Health, Supplement 2015; 23: S50–S56.


Kalman M., Madarasova Geckova A., Hamrik Z., Kopcakova J., Iannotti, R.J.,Dankulincova Veselska Z.: Motives for physical activity among adolescents in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Cent Eur J Public Health, Supplement 2015; 23: S78–S82.

 

Bobakova, D.; Hamrik, Z.; Badura, P.; Sigmundova, D.; Nalecz, H.; Kalman, M. Test-retest reliability of selected physical activity and sedentary behaviour HBSC items in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Int. J. Public Health, 2015, 60, 59–67, DOI 10.1007/s00038-014-0628-9 

 

Rosicova K., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A., Stewart R.E., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Inequalities in mortality by socioeconomic factors and Roma ethnicity in the two biggest cities in Slovakia: A multilevel analysis. International Journal for Equity in Health, accepted. 

 

Bosakova L., Kolarcik P., Bobakova D., Sulcova M., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A.: Test–retest reliability of the scale of participation in organized activities among adolescents in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. International Journal of  Public Health, 2015, DOI 10.1007/s00038-015-0749-9.  

 

Badura P., Madarasova Geckova A., Sigmundova D., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: When children play, they feel better: Organized activity participation and health in adolescents. BMC Public Health, 2015.

 

Bobakova D., Madarasova Geckova A., Klein D., van Dijk JP, Reijneveld S.A.: Fighting, Truancy and Low Academic Achievement in Youth Subcultures. Young, 2015,  23(4),  357–372.

 

Antolova D., Jarcuska P., Janicko M:, Madarasova Geckova A., Halanova M., Cislakova L., Kalinova Z., Reiterova K., Skutova M., Pella D., Marekova M.: Seroprevalence of human Toxocara infections in the Roma and non-Roma populations of Eastern Slovakia: a cross-sectional studyEpidemiol. Infect., 2015 doi:10.1017/S0950268814003665

 

Bobakova D., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Babinska I., Klein D., Madarasova Geckova A., Cislakova L. and HEPA-META team: Differences between Roma and non-Roma in how social support from family and friends helps to overcome health care accessibility problems. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2015, 14, DOI 10.1186/s12939-015-0165-z.

 

 

Holubcikova J, Kolarcik P, Madarasova Geckova A, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk J,P. The mediating effect of daily nervousness and irritability on the relationship between soft drink consumption and aggressive behaviour among adolescents. International Journal of Public Health 2015; 60(6):699-706.

 

 

Kopcakova J., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., Kalman M., van Dijk JP, Reijneveld S.A. : Do motives to undertake physical activity relate to physical activity in adolescent boys and girls? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2015, 12, 7656-7666, doi:10.3390/ijerph120707656.

 

Bosakova, L.; Kubak, M.; Andrejkovic, M. et al. Doing business abroad: utility function model for country selection in preliminary screening phase.  Central European Journal Of Operations Research, 2015,  23, 1, 53-68.

 

Holubcikova J, Kolarcik P, Madarasova Geckova A, Dijk J, Reijneveld S. Is subjective perception of negative body image among adolescents associated with bullying? European Journal of Pediatrics, 2015, 174(8): 1035-1041. 

 

Janicko M., Veseliny E:, Orencak R., Hustak R., Fedacko J., Drazilova S. Madarasova Geckova A., Marekova M., Pella D. , Kristian P., Rac M., Jarcuska P. and HepaMeta Study Group: Redefining the alanine aminotransferase upper limit of normal improves the prediction of metabolic syndrome risk. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2015,27(4):405–411

 

Kuntsche, E., Wicki, M., Windlin, B., Nic Gabhainn, S., Roberts, C., Vieno, A., Bendtsen, P., Hublet, A., Tynjälä, J., Välimaa, R., Dankulincová, Z., Aasvee, K., Demetrovics, Z., Farkas, J., van der Sluijs, W., Gaspar de Matos, M., & Mazur, J. Drinking motives mediate drinking culture differences but not gender differences in adolescent alcohol use. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2015, 56, 323-329.

 

Tomcikova, Z.,Veselska, Z., Madarasova Geckova, A., van Dijk, J.P., Reijneveld, S.A.: Adolescents` drinking and drunkenness more likely in one-parent families and if communication with the mother is poor.Cent Eur J Pub Health ,2015, 23 (1), 211-214.

 

Brindova  D.,  Dankulincova  Veselska  Z.,  Klein D., Hamrik  Z.,  Sigmundova  D.,  van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova  Geckova  A.:  Is the association between screen-based behaviour and health complaints among adolescents moderated by physical activity? International Journal of Public Health. 2015, 60(2), 139-145 DOI: 10.1007/s00038-014-0627-x

 

 

2014 

 

Bobak, L.; Bobakova, D.; Vaczy, Z.; et al.: Incidence of antibodies in women after failure of assisted reproduction. Bratislava medical journal-Bratislavske lekarske listy, 2014, 115, 3, 145-149.

 

Brindova  D.,  Pavelka  J.,  Ševčikova A.,  Žežula  I., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova  A.: How parents can affect excessive spending of time on screen-based activities. BMC Public Health2014, 14:1261.  DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1261

 

Borrell C., Marí-Dell'Olmo M., Palència L., Gotsens M., Burström B., Domínguez-Berjón F., Rodríguez-Sanz M., Dzúrová D., Gandarillas A., Hoffmann R., Kovacs K., Marinacci Ch., Martikainenm P., Pikhart H., Corman D., Rosicova K., Saez M., Santana P., Tarkiainen L., Puigpinós R., Morrison J., Pasarín I., Díez È. (2014). Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in 16 European cities. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 42, 245-254.

 

Kuntsche, E., Nic Gabhainn, S., Roberts, C., Windlin, B., Vieno, A., Bendtsen, P., Hublet, A., Tynjälä, J., Välimaa, R., Dankulincová, Z., Aasvee, K., Demetrovics, Z., Farkas, J., van der Sluijs, W., Gaspar de Matos, M., Mazur, J., & Wicki, M. (2014). Drinking motives and links to alcohol use in 13 European countries. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75(3), 428–437.

 

Sarkova, M., Bacikova-Sleskova, M., Madarasova Geckova, A.,  Katreniakova, Z.,  van den Heuvel, W., van Dijk, J.P.: Adolescents’ psychological well-being and self-esteem in the context of relationships at school. Educational Research 2014, 56 (4), 367-378; doi:10.1080/00131881.2014.965556.

 

Kopcakova, J., Dankulincova Veselska, Z.,  Madarasova Geckova, A.,  van Dijk, J.P,  Reijneveld, S.A.: Is Being a Boy and Feeling Fat a Barrier for Physical Activity? The Association between Body Image, Gender and Physical Activity among Adolescents. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(11), 11167-11176; doi:10.3390/ijerph111111167.

 

Pfoertner TK. Rathmann K., Elgar F.J, de Looze M, Hoffmann F, Ottova V., Ravens-Sieberer U., Bosakova L., Currie C., Richter M.: Adolescents’ psychological health complaints and the economic recession in late 2007: a multilevel study in 31 countries. Eur J Pub Health (2014) 24 (6): 960-966, published online May 23, 2014 doi:10.1093/eurpub/cku056. 

 

Madarasová Gecková A., Jarčuška Pe, Mareková M., Pella D., Siegfried L., Jarčuška Pa, Halánová M. and HepaMeta team: HepaMeta -Prevalence of hepatitis B/C and metabolic syndrome in population living in separated and segregated Roma settlements: A methodology used in a cross-sectional population-based study using community based approach. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 6-11.

 

Fedačko J., Pella D., Jarčuška Pe., Siegfried L., Janičko M., Veselíny E., Sabol F., Jarčuška Pa, Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Pažinka P., Jankajová M., Kmec J., Babčák M., Kalanin P., Dražilová S. and HepaMeta team: Clinical and biochemical determinants of metabolic syndrome among Roma and non-Roma subjects in the eastern part of Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 75-80.

 

Fedačko J., Pella D., Jarčuška Pe., Siegfried L., Janičko M., Veselíny E., Pella J., Sabol F., Jarčuška Pa, Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Pažinka P., Jankajová M., Kmec J., Babčák M., Kalanin P., Dražilová S., Babinská I., Čečetková I. and HepaMeta team:Prevalence of cardio vascular risk factors in relation to metabolic syndrome in the Roma population compared with the non-Roma population in the eastern part of Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 69-74.

 

Madarasová Gecková A., Babinská I., Bobáková D., Dankulincová Veselská Z., Bosáková L., Kolarčik P., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Halánová M. and HepaMeta team: Socioeconomic characteristics of the population living in Roma settlements and association with health and health-related behaviour. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 57-64.

 

Veselíny E., Janičko M., Dražilová S., Siegfried L., Pastvová L., Schréter I., Kristián P., Virág L., Jarčuška Pa, Valková I., Cáriková K., Senajová G., Fedačko J., Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A.,  Jarčuška Pe and HepaMeta team: High hepatitis B, but low hepatitis C prevalence in Roma settlements in Eastern Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 51-56.

 

Hijová E., Madarasová Gecková A., Babinská I.: Do eating habits of the population living in Roma settlements differ from those of the majority population in Slovakia? Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 65-68.

 

Jarčuška Pe, Janičko M., Dražilová S., Senajová G., Veselíny E., Fedačko J., Siegfried L., Kristián P., Tkáč M., Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Jarčuška Pa and HepaMeta team: Gamma-glutamyl transferase level is associated with metabolic syndrome and proinflammatory parameters in the young Roma population in East Slovakia: A population based study. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 43-50.

 

Janičko M., Senajová G., Dražilová S., Veselíny E., Fedačko J., Siegfried L., Kristián P., Virág L., Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A.,Kalanin P., Jarčuška Pe. and HepaMeta team: The association between metabolic syndrome and hepatitis B virus infection in the Roma population in East Slovakia: a population-based study. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 37-42.

 

Halánová M., Jarčuška Pa., Kalinová Z., Cáriková K., Oravcová J., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Čisláková L. and HepaMeta team: The prevalence of chlamydia trachomatis in the population living in roma settlements: a comparison with the majority population. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 32-36.

 

Rosenberger J., Majerníková M., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Halánová, M. and HepaMeta team:Prevalence of nephropathy in young Roma females is higher compared with non-Roma females. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 28-31.

 

Babinská I., Madarasová Gecková A., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Mareková M., Štefková G., Dankulincová Veselská Z. and HepaMeta team: Does the population living in Roma settlements differ in physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption from the majority population in Slovakia? Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 22-27.

 

Petrášová D., Bertková I., Petrášová M., Hijová E., Mareková M., Babinská I. , Jarčuška Pe., Pella D., Madarasová Gecková A. and HepaMeta team: Biomarkers associated with obesity and overweight in the Roma population residing in Eastern Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22, 18-21.

 

Jarčuška Pe., Kružliak P., Novák M., Veseliny E., Fedačko J., Senajová G., Dražilová S., Madarasova Geckova A., Mareková M., Pella D., Siegfried L., Kristián P. a HepaMeta group: Chronic hepatitis B in patients with metabolic syndrome: a complicated relationship. Results of population based study. European Journal of Internal Medicine 2014, 25(3):286-291

 

Salonna F., van Dijk J.P., Madarasová Gecková A., Báčiková-Šléšková M., Groothoff J.W, Reijneveld S.A.: Changes in socioeconomic differences in adolescent health between ages 15 and 19 years: a longitudinal study. Public Health 2014, 128(4)380-383

 

Sigmundová, D., Sigmund, E., Vokáčová, J., Kopčáková, J.: Parent-Child Associations in Pedometer-Determined Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour on Weekdays and Weekends of Random Samples of Families in the Czech Republic. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(7), 7163-7181; doi:10.3390/ijerph110707163

 

Sigmund E., Sigmundova D., Hamrik Z, Madarasova Geckova A.: Does Participation in Physical Education Reduce Sedentary  Behaviour in School and throughout the Day among  Normal-Weight and Overweight-to-Obese Czech Children Aged  9–11 Years? Int J Environ Res Public Health 2014,11:1076-1093.

 

Sigmund, E., Sigmundová, D., Šnoblová, R., Madarásová Gecková, A.: ActiTrainer-determined segmented moderate-to-vigorous physical activity patterns among normal-weight and overweight-to-obese Czech schoolchildren. European Journal of Pediatrics 2014, 173(3), 321–329.

 

2013

Kristian, P.;Dankulincova Veselska, Z.; Paralicova, Z.; et al.: Regional and ethnic aspects of viral hepatitis b among pregnant women. Central European journal of public health, 2013, 21, 1, 22-25.   

 

Polackova Solcova, I.; Tavel, P.; Kolarcik, P.: Are Slovaks really "more emotional" then Czechs? The probe into emotionality of Czech and Slovak undergraduates. Ceskoslovenska psychologie, 2013, 57, 5, 406-429.

 

Gotsens M., Marí-Dell'Olmo M., Pérez K., Palència L., Martinez-Beneito M.-A., Rodríguez-Sanz M., Burström B., Costa G., Deboosere P., Domínguez-Berjón F., Dzúrová D., Gandarillas A., Hoffmann R., Kovacs K., Marinacci Ch., Martikainenm P., Pikhart H., Rosicova K., Saez M., Santana P., Riegelnig J., Schwierz C., Tarkiainen L., Borrell C. (2013). Socioeconomic inequalities in injury mortality in small areas of 15 European cities. Health and Place, 24, 165-172.

 

Bobakova D., Madarasova Geckova A, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP: Protective and Risk Factors of Early Sexual Initiation in Youth Subcultures. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care 2013, 18(4):242-250.

 

Babinska I., Veselska Z., Bobakova D., Žežula I., Pella D., Panico S., Reijneveld S.A., Jarcuska P., Jarcuska P., Madarasova Geckova A. and HepaMeta group: Is cardiovascular risk profile of Roma settlement population worse in comparison with major population in Slovakia? International Journal of Public Health 2013,58(3):417-425

 

Pitel L., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S. A., van Dijk  J.P.: Socio-economic gradient shifts in health-related behavior among Slovak adolescents between 1998 and 2006. International Journal of Public Health, 2013,58(2): 171-176

 

Kalina O., Madarasova Geckova A., Klein D., Jarcuska P., Orosova O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Mothers and fathers monitoring are more important than social support regarding sexual risk behavior among 15 years old adolescents. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 2013;18: 95–103

 

Pitel L., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk  J.P.: Socioeconomic differences in adolescent health-related behaviour differ by gender. Journal of Epidemiology 2013;23(3):211-218

 

Jarcuška P., Bobakova D., Uhrin J., Bobak L., Babinska I., Kolarcik P., Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A. and HepaMeta group: Do difficulties in accessing health services in the Roma population lead to worse health status among Roma? International Journal of Public Health 2013; 58,(3):427–434

 

Tomcikova Z, Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A, van Dijk JP, Reijneveld SA: Leisure time activities, parental monitoring and drunkeness in adolescents. European Addiction Research, 2013;19:141-145

 

Sarkova M., Bacikova-Sleskova M.,  Orosova O., Madarasova Geckova A., Katreniakova Z., van den Heuvel W., van Dijk J.P.: The associations between asssertiveness, psychological well-being, and self-esteem in adolescents. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 2013;43:147–154

 

2012

Kolvek G., Rosicova K., Rosenberger J., Podracka L., Stewart R.E., Nagyova I., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P. (2012). End-stage renal disease among Roma and non-Roma: Roma are at risk. International Journal of Public Health, 57, 751-754.

 

Bobakova D.Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A, van Dijk JP.: Subculture affiliation is associated with substance of adolescents. European Addiction Research 2012;18(2):91-96

 

Bobakova D., Kolarcik P, Madarasova Geckova A, Klein D, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP: Does the influence of peers and parents on adolescents’  drunkeness differ between Roma and non-Roma adolescents? Ethnicity and Health, 2012;17(5):531-541

 

Kolarčik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk JP: Social support, hopelessness and life satisfaction amogn Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia beloved? International Journal of Public Health 2012;57:905-913

 

Bobakova D., Madarasova Geckova A, Klein D., Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP: Protective factors of substance use in youth subcultures Addictive Behaviours, 2012;37(2012):1063–1067

 

Pitel L., Madarasova Geckova A., Kolarcik P., Halama P., Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP: Gender differences in the relationship between religiosity and health-related behaviour among adolescents Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2012;66,1122-1128

 

Salonna F., Madarasova Geckova A, Zezula i., Sleskova M., Groothoff JW, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP: Does social support mediate or moderate socioeconomic differences in self-rated health among adolescents? International Journal of Public Health, 2012;57(3):609-617

 

Kohlman T, Kunzli N., Madarasova Geckova A.: Continuity and change at an international journal. International Journal of Public Health 2012;57(1)1.

 

2011

Tomcikova Z., Madarasova Geckova A, Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Parental Divorce, Adolescents' Feeling toward Parents and Drunkenness in Adolescents. European Addiction Research 2011;17(3):113-118.

 

Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A, van Dijk JP, Reijneveld SA: Socioeconomic status and physical activity among adolescents. Mediating role of self-esteem. Public Health, 2011;125(11):763-768 

 

Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A: Self-efficacy, affectivity and smoking behavior in adolescence European Addiction Research 2011;17(4):172-177.

 

Pitel L., Madarasová Gecková A., Orosová O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Degree of urbanization and gender differences in substance use among adolescents. International Journal of Public Health 2011;56(6):645-651

 

Kalina O.; Madarasova Geckova A; Klein D.; Jarcuska P.; Orosova O.; van Dijk J.P; Reijneveld S.A: Psychosocial factors associated with sexual behaviour in early adolescence. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 2011;16(4):298-306.

 

Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A, van Dijk JP, Reijneveld SA: Aspects of self differ among physically active and innactive youths. International Journal of Public Health 2011;56:311–318

 

Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W.: Regional socioeconomic indicators and ethnicity as predictors of the regional infant mortality rate in Slovakia. International Journal of Public Health 2011;56:523–531

 

Tomcikova Z, Madarasova Geckova A, van Dijk JP, Reijneveld SA: Characteristics of adolescent excessive drinkers compared with consumers and abstainers Drug and Alcohol Review, 2011;30:157–165

 

Rosicova K, Madarasova Geckova A, van Dijk JP, Rosic  M, Speybroeck N, Groothoff JW: Socioeconomic factors, ethnicity and alcohol-related mortality in regions in Slovakia. What might a tree analysis add to our understanding?, Health and Place, 2011;17:701–709

 

Bačíková-Šlešková, M., Madarasova Geckova, A., van Dijk, J.P., Groothoff, J.W., Reijneveld, S.A., Parental support and adolescents' health in the context of parental employment status, Journal of Adolescence, 2011;34:141–149

 

2010

Pitel L., Madarasová Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Gender differences in adolescent health-related behaviour diminished between 1998 and 2006. Public Health, 2010;124(9):512-518.

 

Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P., van Dijk JP, Abel T., Reijneveld S.A.:Factors associated with educational aspirations among adolescents: cues to counteract socioeconomic differences?BMC Public Health 2010;10:154

 

Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., Orosova O., Gajdosova B., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A: Socioeconomic differences in the self-esteem of adolescents influenced by personality, mental health and social support. European Journal of Public Health. 2010;20(6):647-652.

 

Konings P., Harper S.,  Lynch J., Berkvens D., Hosseinpoor A., Lorant V., Geckova A. Speybroeck N: Analysis of socioeconomic health inequalities using the Concentration Index. International Journal of Public Health, 2010,55(1):71-74

 

Speybroeck N, Konings P., Lynch J., Harper S., Hosseinpoor A., Berkvens D., Lorant V., Geckova A.: Decomposing socioeconomic health inequalities. International Journal of Public Health, 2010,55(1):71-74

 

Kolarčík P., Madarasová Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.:Predictors of health-endangering behaviour among Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia by gender. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2010;64:1043-1048

 

Rosenberger J., van Dijk J.P., Nagyova I., Roland R., Madarasova Geckova A., van den Heuvel W.J.A., Groothoff J.W.: Differences in perceived health status between kidney transplant recipients and dialysed patients are based mainly on the selection process. Clinical Transplantation, 2010; 24 (3):358-365

 

2009

 

Simons-Morton, B.G.,  Farhat, T., ter Bogt, T.F.M., Hublet, A., Kuntsche, E., Nic Gabhainn, S., Godeau, E., Kokkevi, A., Piette, D., Kohn, L., Bogdanova, E., King, M., Saab, H., Csémy, L., Jezkova, M., Magnusson, J., Godeau, E., Terzidou, M., Fotiou, A., Spyropoulou, M., Arapaki, A., Kitsos, G., Kovacsics, L., Sebestyen, E.,  Balogh, A., Gabhainm, S.N., Velika, B., Sumskas, L., Kowalewska, A., Simöes, C., Baban, A., Craciun, C., Mih, V., Žežula, I., Kolarcik, P., Baska, T., Bajt, M., Jiménez Iglesias, A., Graf, M., Kuntsche, E., Simons-Morton, B., Wang, J.:  Gender specific trends in alcohol use: Cross-cultural comparisons from 1998 to 2006 in 24 countries and regions. International Journal of Public Health, 2009; 54 (suppl. 2): 199-208.  

 

Madarasova Geckova A.: Can research contribute to the public's capacity for activities that reduce socioeconomic inequalities in health? International Journal of Public Health 2009;54:201-202

 

Kolarčík P., Madarasová Gecková A., Orosová O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: To what extent does socioeconomic status explain differences in health between Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia? Social Science and Medicine, 2009;68(7):1279-1284

 

Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Rosic M., Zezula I., Groothoff J.W.: Socioeconomic indicators and ethnicity as determinants of regional mortality rates in Slovakia. International Journal of Public Health, 2009;54(4):274-283.

 

Veselska Z., Orosova O., Madarasova Geckova A., Gajdosova B., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Self-esteem and resilience: the connection with risky behavior among adolescents. Addictive Behaviours, 2009;34 (3):287-291.

 

Kalina O., Madarasova Geckova A., Jarcuska P., Orosova O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Psychological and behavioural factors associated with sexual risky behaviour among Slovak students. BMC Public Health; 2009; 9:15

 

Gajdosova B., Orosova O., Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P., van Dijk J.P.: Personality dimensions, sense of coherence and self-esteem as risk/protective factors of smoking among university students. Studia Psychologia, 2009;51 (2-3), 183-192

 

2008

Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P., Gajdosova B., Orosova O., Zezula I., van Dijk J.P.: Socioekonomické a psychosociálne faktory zmyslu pre integritu u adolescentov. Československá Psychologia. 2008;52(2):132-144.

 

Salonna F., Middel B., Sleskova M., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., Groothoff J.W. van Dijk J.P.: Deterioration is not the only prospect for adolescents’ health: improvement among boys and girls in self-reported health between the ages of 15 and 19 years of age. Croatian Medical Journal, 2008;49(1):66-74.

 

Salonna F., van Dijk JP, Madarasova Geckova A, Sleskova M,  Grothoff JW, Reijneveld SA:Social inequalities in changes in health-related behavior among Slovak adolescents aged between 15 and 19: a longitudinal study. BMC Public Health, 2008;8:57.

 

Orosova O., Madarasova Geckova A., Bacikova-Sleskova M., van Dijk J.P.: Reasons encouraging adolescents to take up smoking. Studia Psychologica, 2008;50(1):67-78.

 

2007

Bacikova-Sleskova M., van Dijk, J.P., Madarasova Geckova A., Nagyova I., Salonna F., Reijneveld S.A., Groothoff J. W.: The impact of unemployment on school leavers’ perception of health. Mediating effect of financial situation and social contacts? International Journal of Public Health, 2007;52(3):180-187.

 

Orosova, O., Gajdosova, B.,Madarasova Geckova, A., van Dijk Jitse, P.:Rizikove faktory uzivania drog. Československá Psychologia. 2007;51(1):32-47

 

2006

Rosenberger J., van Dijk J.P., Nagyova I., Zezula I., Madarasova Geckova A., Roland R., van den Heuvel W., Groothoff J.W.: Predictors of Perceived Health Status in Patients after Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation, 2006, 81:1306-1310.

 

Sarkova M., Nagyova I., Katreniakova Z., Madarasova Geckova A., Orosova O., Middel B., van Dijk J.P., van den Heuvel W.J.A. Psychometric evaluation of the General Health Questionnaire-12 and Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale in Hungarian and Slovak early adolescents. Studia Psychologia 2006;1:69-79.

 

Sleskova M., Salonna F., Madarasova Geckova A., Nagyova I., Stewart R.E., van Dijk J.P., Groothoff J. W.: Does parental unemployment affect adolescents' health? Journal of Adolescent Health, 2006, 38:527-535.

 

Sleskova M., Tuinstra J., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk, J.P., Salonna F., Groothoff J.W., Reijneveld S.: Influence of parental employment status on Dutch and Slovak adolescents' health. BMC Public Health, 2006; 6(250).

 

2005 and older

Knurowski T.,van Dijk J., Madarasová Gecková A.,Brzyski P.,Tobiasz-Adamczyk B.,van den Heuvel W. Socio-economic health differences among the elderly population in Krakow, Poland. Sozial- und Präventivmedizin (International Journal of Public Health), 2005;50(3)177-85.

 

Madarasova Geckova A., Stewart R., van Dijk J.P., Orosova O., Groothoff J.W., Post D.: Influence of socio-economic status, parents and peers on smoking behaviour of adolescents, European Addiction Research 2005,4:204-209.

 

Rosenberger J, Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk JP, Nagyova I, Roland R., van den Heuvel WJA, Groothoff JW.: Prevalence and characteristics of noncompliant behaviour and its risk factors in kidney transplant recipients. Transplant International 2005,18 (9):1072-1078.

 

Rosenberger J, Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk JP, Roland R, van den Heuvel WJA, Groothoff JW. Factors modifying stress from adverse effects of immunosuppressive medication in kidney transplant recipients. Clinical Transplantation , 2005;19:70-76.

 

Rosenberger J, van Dijk JP, Nagyova I, Roland R, Madarasova Geckova A. , van den Heuvel WJA, Groothoff JW.: Do dialysis - and transplantation-related medical factors affect perceived health status? Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation , 2005;20:2153-2158.

 

Sleskova M., Salonna F., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Groothoff J. W.: Health status among young people in Slovakia: comparisons on the basis of age,gender and education. Social Science and Medicine , 2005;12:2524-2527.

 

Knurowski T., Lazic D. van Dijk J.P., Madarasova Geckova A., Tobiasz-Adamczyk B., van den Heuvel W.J.A.: Survey of health status and the quality of life of the elderly in Poland and Croatia. Croatian Medical Journal, 2004;6:750-756.

 

Knurowski T., Lazic D. van Dijk J.P., Madarasová Gecková A., Tobiasz-Adamczyk B., van den Heuvel W.J.A.: Dimensions of health among the elderly in Poland and Croatia. Studia Psychologica 2004;46(1):21-30

 

Madarasová Gecková A., Orosová O., Madaras T.: Vybrané problémy využitia sociometrie v praxi. Československá Psychologia 2004;48(3):279-293.

 

Madarasová Gecková A., Žežula, I., van Dijk J.P., Tuinstra J., Groothoff J.W., Post D.: Socio-economic inequalities in health among Slovak adolescents. Sozial- und Präventivmedizin (International Journal of Public Health) 2004;49(1):26-35.

 

Orosová O., Katreniaková Z., Sarková M., Madarasová Gecková A.: Sociálna inteligencia, sociálna kompetencia, sociálne spôsobilosti. Československá Psychologia 2004,48(4):306-315.

 

Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Hončariv R., Groothoff J.W., Post D.: Influence of health risk behaviour and socio-economic status on health of Slovak adolescents. Croatian Medical Journal 2003 Feb;44(1):41-9.

 

Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Stewart R., Groothoff J.W., Post D.: Influence of social support on health among gender and socio-economic groups of adolescents. European Journal of Public Health 2003;13(1):44-50.

 

Madarasová Gecková A. , Šimová E., van Dijk J.P.: Starí rodičia ako zdroj sociálnej podpory. Československá psychologia 2003;47(1):31-41.

 

Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Groothoff J.W., Post D.: Socio-economic differences in health risk behaviour and attitudes towards health risk behaviour among Slovak adolescents. Sozial- und Präventivmedizin (International Journal of Public Health 2002;47:233-239.

 

Gecková A., Tuinstra J. Pudelský M., Kováčova M., van Dijk J.P., Groothoff J.W., Post D.: Self-reported health problems of Slovak adolescents. Journal of Adolescence 2001;24(5):635-645.

 

Gecková A., Pudelský M., van Dijk J.P.: Vplyv percipovanej sociálnej opory na zdravie adolescentov a socio-ekonomické rozdiely v sociálnej opore adolescentov. Československa psychologia 2001;45(1):7-18.

 

Gecková A., van Dijk J.P.: Peer impact on smoking, alcohol consumption, drug use and sports activities in adolescents. Studia Psychologica 2001;43(2):113-123.

 

Gecková A., Pudelský M., Tuinstra J., van Dijk J.P.: Vplyv fajčenia, konzumovania alkoholu, užívania drog a nedostatku fyzickej aktivity na zdravie adolescentov. Československá Psychologie 2000;44(2):132-147.

 

Multicentre studies:

Erhart, M., Ottova, V., Gaspar, T., Jericek, H., Schnohr, C., Alikasifoglu, M., Morgan, A., Ravens-Sieberer, U., Torsheim, T., Alexandrova, B., Brooks, F., Fenton, C., Lepp, K., Välimää, R., Vignes, C., Sentenac, M., Kökönyei, G., Unak, K., Cavallo, F., Gobina, I., Vollebergh, W., van Dorsselaer, S., Hetland, J., Mazur, J., Mih, V., Szentagotai, A., Kallay, E., Geckova, A., Katreniakova, Z., Jericek, H., Stergar, E., Pucelj, V., Ramos, P., Danielson, M., Eriksson, L., Alikasifoglu, M., Erginoz, E.: Measuring mental health and well-being of school-children in 15 European countries using the KIDSCREEN-10 Index (2009) International Journal of Public Health, 54 (SUPPL. 2), pp. S160-S166

 

Holstein, B.E., Currie, C., Boyce, W., Damsgaard, M.T., Gobina, I., Kökönyei, G., Hetland, J., de Looze, M., Richter, M., Due, P., Dörfler, L., Ackaert, S., Godin, I., Todorova, I., Boyce, W., Simetin, I.P., Kroelner, R., Andersen, A., Hurrelmann, K., Klocke, A., Richter, M., Pall, G., Jonsson, S.H., Hallgrimsson, T., Zambon, A., Santinello, M., Puntule, D., Wagener, Y., Unkovska, L., de Looze, M., Marcu, O., Currie, C., Levin, K., Baska, T., Geckova, A., Kolarcik, P., van Dijk, J., Žežula, I., Balakireva, O., Yaramenko, A. Socio-economic inequality in multiple health complaints among adolescents: International comparative study in 37 countries (2009) International Journal of Public Health, 54 (SUPPL. 2), pp. S260-S270.

 

Ravens-Sieberer, U., Torsheim, T., Hetland, J., Vollebergh, W., Cavallo, F., Jericek, H., Alikasifoglu, M., Välimaa, R., Ottova, V., Erhart, M., Alexandrova, B., Brooks, F., Morgan, A., Fenton, C., Lepp, K., Vignes, C., Sentenac, M., Schnohr, C., Kökönyei, G., Unak, K., Gobina, I., van Dorsselaer, S., Mazur, J., Gaspar, T., Mih, V., Szentagotai, A., Kallay, E., Geckova, A., Katreniakova, Z., Jericek, H., Stergar, E., Pucelj, V., Ramos, P., Danielson, M., Eriksson, L., Alikasifoglu, M., Erginoz, E.: Subjective health, symptom load and quality of life of children and adolescents in Europe (2009) International Journal of Public Health, 54 (SUPPL. 2), pp. S151-S159.

 

Mackenbach JP, Stirbu I., Roskam AJR, Schaap MM, Menvielle G., Leinsalu M., Kunst AE, EU Working Group on Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health: … Madarasová Gecková A.: Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health in 22 European Countries. The New England Journal of Medicine 2008;358:2468-81.

 

Monographs:

Bosáková L.: A Bottom-up Approach to Employment: An Example of Good practice. WHO Country Office in Slovakia, Bratislava, 2013. (download

 

Madarasová Gecková A.: Socio-ekonomické nerovnosti v zdraví, PeGaS s.r.o. Michalovce, 2005, 122 s.

 

Belák, A.: Health-system limitations of Roma health in Slovakia: A qualitative study. WHO Country Office in Slovakia, Bratislava, 2013 (download)

 

Sárková, M.: Šikanovanie a jeho formy- správa o stave medzi školákmi slovenských základných škôl. Kancelária Svetovej zdravotníckej organizácie na Slovensku, Bratislava, 2013.

 

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On the 28th of September 2016 our colleague Jana Holubcikova have been awarded a PhD degree at the University of Groningen. PhD ceremony held in the University of Groningen’s auditorium. The thesis entitled "Eating habits, body image and health and behavioural problems of adolescents: The role of school and family context" was defended in the presence of the College of Deans and the PhD Examining Committee.


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Dutch assoc.prof. Jitse van Dijk celebrated on Thursday, September 8th 2016  with staff of UPJŠ obtaining the title of Officer of the Order of Orange-of Nassau. He obtained this title by the Netherlands kingdom as its important contribution to solving problems in the public health sector in Central Europe.

 


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Our colleague, Jana Holučíková was invited to be a part of research project at the Masaryk university in Brno, Czech Republic called ThinLine, aiming to map the use of information and communication tachnologies and the internet in the context of eating habits and fitness among young people.


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The international European Health Psychology Society Conference 2016 (http://www.ehps.net/) held from August 23, 2016 to August 27, 2016 in Aberdeen, United Kingdom.


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Ústav etnológie SAV zorganizoval 7. júla 2016 v Pálffyho paláci na Zámockej ulici v Bratislave, ako jednu zo sprievodných akcií pri príležitosti 70 rokov od svojho založenia, slávnostnú prezentáciu novej knihy Čierno-biele svety. Rómovia v majoritnej spoločnosti na Slovensku, ktorú zostavili editori Tatiana Podolinská a Tomáš Hrustič a autorsky sa na nej podieľalo 22 expertov z rôznych disciplín zo Slovenska, Českej republiky a Bulharska, venujúci sa výskumu Rómov na Slovensku.


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