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Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

Keeping healthcare affordable but sustainable and just at the same time. This crucial dilemma is the focus of many of our researchers from the viewpoint of economics, governance, sociology, psychology, law and ethics. Many of them cooperate closely with healthcare professionals.


New in Health and Wellbeing

  • Men suffer from long-lasting atypical employment 14 Dec 2018News Men suffer from long-lasting atypical employment
    Men who experience more spells of atypical employment during their first six years of labor market participation report worse self-rated health, new research has shown.

  • ‘Cognitive and Emotional Overload: The dark side of Information Technologies, new book by Anne Rutkowski 13 Dec 2018News ‘Cognitive and Emotional Overload: The dark side of Information Technologies, new book by Anne Rutkowski
    In a new Routledge publication, Anne Rutkowski (TiSEM) and Carol Sanders (Association of Information Systems) take an in-depth view at IT's under-studied dark side and its dire consequences for individuals, organizations, and society. With theoretical underpinnings from the fields of cognitive psychology, management, and information systems, and supported by case studies, the idea of brain overload is defined and explored.

  • How to tackle labour exploitation in caretaking? 14 Jun 2018News How to tackle labour exploitation in caretaking?
    The editors of the Dutch journal De Groene Amsterdammer investigated abuses in healthcare. Bulgarian companies provide residential home care for the elderly in the Netherlands and Belgium. Despite serious defects in the business operations and structural underpayment of the - often unqualified - employees, they still get away with it because there is hardly any control.

  • Large NWO grant for datadriven cancer research by Krahmer, Pauws (TSHD) and Vermunt (TSB) 12 Jun 2018News Large NWO grant for datadriven cancer research by Krahmer, Pauws (TSHD) and Vermunt (TSB)
    Prof. Emiel Krahmer, Prof. Steffen Pauws (TSHD) and Prof. Jeroen Vermunt (TSB) received a large subsidy of € 457,000 from NWO for research into data-driven, joint decision-making for individual cancer patients.

  • Increased Prevalence of Depression, Anxiety after Colorectal Cancer 19 Apr 2018News Increased Prevalence of Depression, Anxiety after Colorectal Cancer
    The prevalence of depression and anxiety are increased among survivors of colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a study by Floortje Mols c.s. published in the scientific journal Cancer.


  • Center of Research on Psychological and Somatic disorders
    Theme: Medical and clinical psychology
  • Scientific Centre for Care and Welfare
    Theme: Transformation in care and welfare

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Vingerhoets, A.J.J.M.
Name prof. dr. A.J.J.M. (Ad) Vingerhoets
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology
Position Full Professor
Room T 523
Phone +31 13 466 2087
E-mail vingerhoets@tilburguniversity.edu
Luijkx, K.G.
Name prof. dr. K.G. (Katrien) Luijkx
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position Full Professor
Room RP 216
Phone +31 13 466 2895
E-mail k.g.luijkx@tilburguniversity.edu
Mols, F.
Name dr. F. Mols
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology
Position Associate professor
Room T 511
Phone +31 13 466 3482
E-mail f.mols@tilburguniversity.edu
Nieuwenhuizen, C. van
Name prof. dr. C. (Chijs) van Nieuwenhuizen
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position
Room RP 225
Phone +31 13 466 2802
E-mail ch.vannieuwenhuizen@tilburguniversity.edu

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