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

PhD project: Functional Status in Parkinson Disease – follow-up - 2
(2009 - exp. def. 2013)

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

Radka Ghorbani Saeedian (Sufliarska) (1981) obtained her MSc in Clinical Psychology in 2008. Since, she is involved in health psychology research as promovendus at the Department of Gezondheidsweteschappen, part of the Faculty of Medical Science, UMCG, Groningen, NL and works towards her PhD defense. Her research is focused on Quality of Life in Patients with Parkinson disease. She is involved as an active investigator for FP7 SOPHIE, she is a member of the British Psychological Society.

(S)SCI articles

  1. Skorvanek M, Gdovinova Z, Rosenberger J, Ghorbani Saeedian R, Nagyova I, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. The associations between fatigue, apathy, and depression in Parkinson’s disease. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 2015,133: 80-87
  2. Ghorbani Saeedian R, Nagyova I, Klein D, Skorvanek M, Rosenberger J, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Self-rated health mediates the association between functional status and health-related quality of life in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2014,23,13-14:1970-1977
  3. Skorvanek M, Rosenberger J, Gdovinova Z, Nagyova I, Ghorbani Saeedian R, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Apathy in Elderly Nondemented Patients With Parkinson´s Disease: Clinical Determinants and Relationship to Quality of Life. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 2013, 26,4:237-243
  4. Skorvanek M, Kosutzka Z, Valkovic P, Ghorbani Saeedian R, Gdovinova Z, LaPelle N, Huang J, Tilley B, Stebbins G, Goetz C. Validation of Slovak version of the Movement Disorder Society – Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS). Ceska a Slovenska Neurologie a Neurochirurgie 2013, 76: 463-468