Sexual Health

Sophie Bergeron  Ph.D

« Promoting the well-being and sexual health of individuals and couples ».

Beáta Bőthe 2 Beáta Bőthe, Ph.D.

Beáta is a post-doctoral fellow in Psychology at the Université de Montréal since May 2019 under the supervision of Sophie Bergeron, Ph.D. (Université de Montréal) and Marie-Pier Vaillancourt-Morel, Ph.D. (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières). She is receiving financial support from Team SCOUP – Sexuality and Couples – Fonds de recherche du Québec, Société et Culture post-doctoral fellowship. In her work, she focuses on problematic and non-problematic pornography use and compulsive sexual behaviors and she is also interested in behavioral addictions and online activities. Beáta obtained her Ph.D. in Psychology at the Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary) supervised by Zsolt Demetrovics and Gábor Orosz. Her thesis examined the similarities and dissimilarities between hypersexuality and problematic pornography use. During her Ph.D., she held a scholarship in the New National Excellence Program of the Ministry of Human Capacities (2018-2019) and received the Sapere Aude Junior Award (2018). She is the recipient of the SSTAR Sandra R. Leiblum Student Research Award 2020.


* Indicates shared first author position (equal contribution)

  • Bőthe B., Tóth-Király, I., Griffiths, M. D., Demetrovics, Z., & Orosz, G. (2019). Problematic Pornography Consumption Scale. In R.R. Milhausen, J. K. Sakaluk, T. D. Fisher, C. M. Davis & W. L. Yarber (Eds.), Handbook of sexuality-related measures (4th edition) ( in press). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Vallerand, R. J., Bőthe, B., Rigó, A., & Orosz, G. (2019). Examining sexual motivation profiles and their correlates using latent profile analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 146, 76-86.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Márki, A. N., Rigó, A., & Orosz, G. (in press). Two sides of the same coin: The differentiating role of need satisfaction and frustration in passion for screen-based activities. European Journal of Social Psychology. Early view doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2588
  • Bőthe, B., Koós, M., Tóth-Király, I., Orosz, G., & Demetrovics, Z. (2019). Investigating the associations of adult ADHD symptoms, hypersexuality, and problematic pornography use among men and women on a largescale, non-clinical sample. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 16(4), 489-499.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Jánvári, M. I., Rigó, A., & Orosz, G. (in press). Longitudinal trajectories of passion and their individual and social determinants: A latent growth modeling approach. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10902-018-0059-z
  • File, B., Keczer, Zs., Vancsó, A., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., Hunyadi, M., Ujhelyi, A., Ulbert, I., Góth, J., & Orosz, G. (2019). Emergence of polarized opinions from free associations networks. Behavior Research Methods, 51(1), 280-294.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Orosz, G., & Rigó, A. (2019). A New Look on the Representation and Criterion Validity of Need Fulfillment: Application of the Bifactor Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling Framework. Journal of Happiness Studies, 20(5), 1609-1626.
  • Király, O., Bőthe, B., Ramos-Diaz, J., Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Lukavska, K., Hrabec, O., Miovsky, M., Billieux, J., Deleuze, J., Nuyens, F., Karila, L., Griffiths, M. D., Nagygyörgy, K., Urbán, R., Potenza, M. N., King, D., Rumpf, H-J., Carragher, N., & Demetrovics, Z. (2019). Ten-Item Internet Gaming Disorder Test (IGDT-10): Measurement invariance and cross-cultural validation across seven language-based samples. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 33(1), 91-103.
  • Bőthe, B., Kovács, M., Tóth-Király, I., Reid, R. C., Griffiths, M. D., Orosz, G., & Demetrovics, Zs. (2019). The psychometric properties of the Hypersexual Behavior Inventory using a largescale nonclinical sample. Journal of Sex Research, 56(2), 180-190.
  • Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., Potenza, M. N., Griffiths M. D., Orosz, G. Demetrovics, Z. (2019). Revisiting the role of impulsivity and compulsivity in problematic sexual behaviors. Journal of Sex Research, 56(2), 166-179.
  • Tóth-Király, I. *, Bőthe, B.*, & Orosz, G. * (2018). Seeing the forest through different trees: A social psychological perspective of work addiction. Commentary on: Ten myths about work addiction (Griffiths et al., 2018). Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(4), 875-879.
  • Bolló, H., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., & Orosz, G. (2018). Pride and social status. Frontiers in psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01979
  • Bőthe, B., Bartók, R., Tóth-Király, I., Reid, R. C., Griffiths, M. D., Demetrovics, Zs., & Orosz, G. (2018). Hypersexuality, gender, and sexual orientation: A large-scale psychometric survey study. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47(8), 2265-2276.
  • Orosz, G., Fulop, M., Tóth-Király, I., Büki, N., Ivaskevics, K., & Bőthe, B. (2018). The Four Faces of Competition: The Development of the Multidimensional Competitive Orientation Inventory. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 779.
  • Orosz, G., Bruneau, E. G., Tropp, L. R., Sebestyén, N., Tóth-Király, I., & Bőthe, B. (2018). What Predicts Anti-Roma Prejudice? Qualitative and quantitative analysis of everyday sentiments about the Roma. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 48(6), 317-328.
  • Orosz, G., Benyó, M., Berkes, B., Nikoletti, E. Gál, É., Tóth-Király, I., & Bőthe, B. (2018). The personality, motivation and need-based background of problematic Tinder use. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(2), 301-316.
  • Orosz, G., Zsila, Á., Vallerand, R. J., & Bőthe, B. (2018). On the Determinants and Outcomes of Passion for Playing Pokémon Go. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 316.
  • Orosz, G., Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Paskuj, B., Berkics, M., Fülöp, M., & Roland-Lévy, C. (2018). Linking cheating in school and corruption. European Review of Applied Psychology, 68(2), 89-97.
  • Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., Zsila, Á., Griffiths, M. D., Demetrovics, Zs., & Orosz, G. (2018). The Development of the Problematic Pornography Consumption Scale (PPCS). Journal of Sex Research, 55(3), 395-406.
  • Zsila, Á., Bőthe, B., Demetrovics, Zs., Billieux, J., & Orosz, G. (2017). Further exploration of the SUPPS-P impulsive behaviour scale’s factor structure: Evidence from a large Hungarian sample. Current Psychology, 1-11.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Fáber, E., Hága, G., & Orosz, G. (2017). Connected to TV series: Quantifying series watching engagement. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 6(4), 472-489.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Rigó, A., & Orosz, G. (2017). An illustration of the exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM) framework on the passion scale. Frontiers in psychology, 8, 1968.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Morin, A. J., Bőthe, B., Orosz, G., & Rigó, A. (2017). Investigating the multidimensionality of need fulfillment: a bifactor exploratory structural equation modeling representation. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 1-20.
  • Bőthe, B.*, Tóth-Király, I., Demetrovics, Zs., & Orosz, G*. (2017). The pervasive role of sex mindset: Beliefs about the malleability of sexual life is linked to higher levels of relationship satisfaction and sexual satisfaction and lower levels of problematic pornography use. Personality and Individual Differences, 117(15), 15-22.
  • Zsila, Á., Orosz, G., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., Király, O., Griffiths, M. D., Demetrovics, Zs. (2017). An empirical study on the motivations underlying augmented reality games: The case of Pokémon Go during and after Pokémon fever. Personality and Individual Differences, 133, 56-66. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.06.024
  • Orosz., G., Zimbardo, P. G., Bőthe, B., & Tóth-Király, I. (2017). The paradoxical effect of climate on time perspective considering resource accumulation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e92.
  • Orosz, G., Péter-Szarka, Sz., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., & Berger, R. (2017). How Not to Do a Mindset Intervention: Learning from a Mindset Intervention among Students with Good Grades. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 311.
  • Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., & Orosz, G., (2017). Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling Analysis of the Self-Compassion Scale. Mindfulness, 8(4), 881-892.
  • Török, R., Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., & Orosz, G. (2017). Analyzing Models of Career Decision Self-Efficacy: First-Order, Hierarchical, and Bifactor Models of the Career Decision Self-Efficacy Scale. Current Psychology, 36(4), 764-773.
  • Orosz, G., Dombi, E., Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Jagodics, B., Zimbardo, P. G. (2016). Academic Cheating and Time Perspective: Cheaters Live in the Present Instead of the Future. Learning and Individual Differences, 52, 39-45.
  • Orosz, G., Krekó, P. Paskuj, B., Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., & Roland-Lévy, C. (2016). Changing Conspiracy Beliefs through Rationality and Ridiculing. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1525.
  • Orosz, G., Vallerand, R. J., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., Paskuj, B. (2016). On the Correlates of Passion for Screen-Based Behaviors: The Case of Impulsivity and the Problematic and Non-Problematic Facebook Use and TV Series Watching. Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 167-176.
  • Gajdos, D., Ulicza, N., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., & Orosz, G. (2016). The factor structure of academic enjoyment questionnaire. Perspective of Science.
  • Orosz, G.*, Tóth-Király, I.*, Bőthe, B.*, & Melher, D. (2016). Too many swipes for today: The Development of the Problematic Tinder Use Scale (PTUS). Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5(3), 518-523.
  • Orosz, G., Bánki, E., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., & Tropp, L. R. (2016). Don't judge a living book by its cover: effectiveness of the living library intervention in reducing prejudice toward Roma and LGBT people. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 46(9), 510-517.
  • Orosz, G.*, Bőthe, B.*, & Tóth-Király, I.* (2016). The development of the Problematic Series Watching Scale (PSWS). Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5(1), 144-150.
  • Ulicza, N., Gajdos, D., Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., & Orosz, G. (2015). The Factor Structure of the Short Form of the University Boredom Questionnaire. School Culture, 25(10), 69-77.
  • Orosz, G.*, Tóth-Király, I.*, & Bőthe, B.* (2015). Four facets of Facebook intensity—The development of the Multidimensional Facebook Intensity Scale. Personality and Individual Differences, 100, 95-104.
  • Orosz, G., Tóth-Király, I., Bőthe, B., Kusztor, A., Üllei, Zs., & Jánvári, M. (2015). Teacher enthusiasm: a potential cure of academic cheating. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 318.
  • Bőthe, B., Tóth-Király, I., & Orosz, G. (2015). Clarifying the links among online gaming, internet use, drinking motives, and online pornography use. Games for Health Journal, 4(2), 107-112.

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