Branka Aukst Margetic, PhD

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Associate professor
Department of psychiatry
University Hospital Center Zagreb

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Branka Aukst Margetic MD. PhD is engaged as senior psychiatrist in Croatian National Center for Psycotrauma, at the University Hospital Center in Zagreb with the Department of Psychiatry. She is a widely known expert in psychiatry, especially in psychosomatic and stress medicine. She is engaged in education and mentorship of medical students and younger colleagues and works on numerous locally and internationally funded projects. She is the author of over 80 scientific papers, widely cited in eminent scientific journals, book chapters and many conference proceedings and other kinds of publications. She has been reviewer for many highest rank international journals and books.

Research Interest

Dr. Margetic's main research interests are psychotrauma, psychosomatic medicine, role of personality as a resilience/ risk factor for psychopathology, stigmatization in mental and physical health and research of effective psychosocial programs. She is also interested in the research of spirituality in mental health.

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