Maria Kovacs, PhD
Education & Training
- Kovacs M, George C. Maladaptive mood repair predicts suicidal behaviors among young adults with depression histories. Journal of Affective Disorders, 265, 558-566, 2020.
- Yang X, Daches S, Yaroslavsky I, George CJ, Kovacs M. Cardiac vagal control mediates the relation between past depression and blood pressure several years later among young adults. Psychophysiology, 57(5), 1-9, 2020.
- Kovacs M, Lopez-Duran N, Mayer L, George C, Baji I, Kiss E, Vetro A & Kapornai K. The development of mood repair response repertories: I. Age-related changes among 7- to 14-year-old depressed and control children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 48(1), 143-152, 2019.
- Daches S, Yaroslavsky I & Kovacs M. The persistence of hedonically-based mood repair among young offspring at high- and low-risk for depression. Cognition and Emotion, 4, 1-13, 2019.
New Research from Maria Kovacs, PhD, on Prediction of Suicidal Behaviors Among Young Adults with Depression Histories
Recent research has shown that forms of suicidal behavior predict future occurrences of the same type of behavior. As suicide rates have increased nationwide in recent years, so has non-fatal suicidal behavior—including suicidal ideation, planning for an attempt and making an attempt. In an article published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, Maria Kovacs, PhD, reported on the impact of impaired mood repair—the...
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Juvenile onset depression alters cardiac autonomic balance in response to psychological and physical challengesBylsma LM, Yaroslavsky I, Rottenberg J, Jennings JR, George CJ, Kiss E, Kapornai K, Halas K, Dochnal R, Lefkovics E, Benák I, Baji I, Vetró A and Kovacs MBiological Psychology, 110:167-174, 2015Cardiac autonomic balance (CAB) indexes the ratio of parasympathetic to sympathetic activation, and is believed...