Contact information:
Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine
PJ Safarik University, Faculty of Medicine
Tr. SNP 1, 040 11, Kosice, Slovak Republic

Project: Perceived Health Status in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis – Follow up - 2
(2009 - 2014)

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. J.W. Groothoff, Assoc. Prof. Dr. J.P. van Dijk, MD, Prof. Dr. Z. Gdovinova, MD,  Assoc. Prof. Dr. J. Szilasiova, MD,  Dr. I. Rajnicova-Nagyova, Dr. J. Rosenberger, MD,  Dr. M. Chylova-Krokavcova

Pavol Mikula (1988) graduated from PJ Safarik University in Kosice, Faculty of Arts, as a psychologist. In September 2011 he started working at the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine of PJ Safarik University (currently Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine) as a junior researcher. He defended his PhD thesis at the University of Groningen, continuing on a multiple sclerosis disease project started by Martina Chylova-Krokavcova PhD.  His areas of interest are multiple sclerosis and quality of life.

Dissertation: Health related quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis

 

(S)SCI articles

  1. Mikula P, Nagyova I, Krokavcova M, Vitkova M, Rosenberger J, Szilasiova J, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. The mediating effect of coping on the association between fatigue and quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis. Psychology, Health and Medicine 2015, 20, 6: 653-661
  2. Mikula P, Nagyova I, Krokavcova M, Vitkova M, Rosenberger J, Szilasiova J, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Social participation and health-related quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Health Journal 2015, 8: 29-34
  3. Vitkova M, Gdovinova Z, Rosenberger J, Szilasiova J, Nagyova I, Mikula P, Krokavcova M, Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P. Factors associated with poor sleep quality in patients with multiple sclerosis differ by disease duration. Disability and Health Journal 2014, 7:466-471
  4. Mikula P, Nagyova I, Krokavcova M, Vitkova M, Rosenberger J, Szilasiova J, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Coping and its importance for quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Rehabilitation 2014, 36, 9:732-736

Running projects

  1. LORICCOM – Longitudinal research on psychosocial innovations in chronic condition management