- Institute of Psychology, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University
- October 23 10:50 to 12:20
- October 23 11:00 to 11:15
- October 24 15:10 to 15:25
Zsolt Demetrovics, PhD, DSc, is professor of psychology at the ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary where he serves as dean of the Faculty of Education and Psychology, director of the Institute of Psychology and head of the Department of Clinical Psychology & Addiction. He is clinical psychologist (specialized in addiction), cultural anthropologist, and has a Ph.D. in clinical and health psychology (addictive behaviors). He has published numerous research papers on the epidemiology, assessment and psychological correlates of substance use behavior and behavioral addictions including gambling, video gaming, internet addiction, exercise addiction, and compulsive buying. He is former president of the Hungarian Association on Addictions. He is funding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Behavioral Addictions and president of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Addictions.