Doctor of Medicine, Medical School, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Academy of Science, 1982.
Associate professor department psychiatry Medical School, Budapest, 1982-1988. Senior lecturer department psychiatry University Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1988-1995. Associate professor department psychiatry Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1995—2001, professor department psychiatry, since 2001.
Consultant Prince Wales Hospital, since 1992.
Fellow Australian and New Zealand College Psychiatrists, Hong Kong College Psychiatrists, Hong Kong Academy Medicine, Royal College Psychiatrists. Member International Wernicke-Kleist-Leonhard Society (secretary-treasurer since 1995).
Married Katalin Erzsebet Meggyes, November 22, 1972. Children: Peter, Daniel.