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Magyar

Kurimay, Tamás, MD, Prof.

Medical specialism

  • Integration of biology and social therapy
  • Treatment of psychological diseases before, during and after giving birth (perinatal psychiatry)
  • Family therapy, cognitive psychotherapy
  • Treatment of mood changes and anxiety
  • Sport-related problems
  • Mental diseases for adults at every life stage, including the elderly as well

Professional experience

  • Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central National Hospital
  • Teaching Hospital, Semmelweis University
    • Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
      • Responsible for study
  • Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Clinic, Kútvölgyi Clinical Block, Semmelweis University
    • Leading senior doctor
  • 1986: University of Pennsylvania
  • Family Centric Health Center of Buda, Department of Psychiatry, Szent János Hospital
    • 2001 – : Head of Department
  • 2003 – : Buda Health Center

Education and qualifications

  • 1979: Faculty of Medicine – Semmelweis University
  • 1983: qualifying exam in psychiatry
  • 1986: cognitive therapy, family therapy course, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1994: Ph.D.
  • 1994: qualifying exam in addictology
  • 1994: qualifying exam in psychotherapy
  • 1998: supervisor with degree
  • 2004: European Psychotherapy Degree
  • 2005: qualifying exam in medical recovery

Language skills

  • English

Professional and society membership

  • Hungarian Family Therapy Association
    • 1995 – 2002: Director
  • European Family Therapy Association
    • 1998 – 2003: Member of Directorate
  • Family Research and Intervention Section, World Psychiatric Association
    • 2008 – 2014: Director
  • Psychiatric and Psychotherapeutic Committee, Psychiatry Special College
    • 2015 – : Director
  • Hungarian Psychiatric Association
    • 2010 – 2012: Director
    • Foreign Affairs Committee
      • Director – to date
    • Sport Psychiatry Section
      • Co-director
  • World Health Organization
    • Counterpart on Mental Health of Hungary
  • European Psychiatric Association
    • Member of Directory
    • Council of National Psychiatric Association
      • 2017 – 2019: Director

Scientific activity

  • He published more than 70 articles in scientific journals; author and co-author of 26 books and chapters, he has presented more than 260 lectures at national and international conferences.
  • He and MD. Tünde Németh initiated the first Hungarian Baby-Mother – Father programme in 2004.
  • Awards
    • 2001: European Family Therapy Award
    • Böszörményi-Nagy Iván award
    • 2007: Batthyányi-Strattmann László award
    • 2008: Hollós István award
    • 2011: Appreciation by the Minister
    • 2011: Award by the Minister


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