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Healthcare

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.


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  • Mathematical models improve the quality and efficacy of radiotherapy 30 Mar 2017Press release Mathematical models improve the quality and efficacy of radiotherapy
    PRESS RELEASE 30. March - Radiotherapy, in which radioactive radiation is used to damage cancer cells, is a common cancer treatment. However, the people applying the treatment are only human and there are other uncertainties involved in it. On March 31st, Marleen Balvert will be defending her PhD thesis in which she shows that these risk scan be reduced using mathematical optimization models.

  • Letting go of worries during pregnancy associated with healthier birth weight 23 Mar 2017News Letting go of worries during pregnancy associated with healthier birth weight
    Attending to the present moment in an accepting way (mindfulness) during pregnancy may be beneficial for both mother and her baby, as mother’s subsequent mood is better and baby’s birth weight is healthier. That is the main conclusion of new research by Tilburg University.

  • More women than men lose interest in sex after treatment for a (imminent) heart attack 20 Mar 2017News More women than men lose interest in sex after treatment for a (imminent) heart attack
    Women are more likely to lose interest in sex than men, while men are more dissatisfied after treatment for a (imminent) heart attack. Emotional distress plays an important role, negatively impacting all aspects of sexual functioning.

  • Women with mild heart blockage report poorer health, more anxiety and negativity than men 24 Feb 2017Direct link Women with mild heart blockage report poorer health, more anxiety and negativity than men
    Women with mild blockage of coronary arteries report poorer health, more anxiety and a more negative outlook than men with the same condition, according to new research by Paula Mommersteeg c.s. in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

  • Vici grant for Jenny Slatman: Mind the Body in Health Care 20 Feb 2017Press release Vici grant for Jenny Slatman: Mind the Body in Health Care
    PRESS RELEASE 17 February 2017 - Professor of Medical Humanities Jenny Slatman is to receive an NWO grant worth € 1.5 million that will allow her to do further research on the meaning of the body in health care. Because the body is mainly perceived as a biological entity in health care, various embodied dimensions of health problems go off the radar. As a result, somatic problems are often given psychological explanations and mental problems are increasingly seen as brain deficiencies. Slatman wants to develop a broader view of embodiment.


  • 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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Mols, F.
Name dr. F. Mols
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology
Position Universitair docent
Room T 511
Phone +31 13 466 3482
E-mail f.mols@tilburguniversity.edu
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 522
Phone +31 13 466 2087
E-mail vingerhoets@tilburguniversity.edu
Kramer, A.E.
Name dr. A.E. (Astrid) Kramer
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
Position Assistant professor
Room K 1104
Phone +31 13 466 8218
E-mail a.e.kramer@tilburguniversity.edu
Roeg, D.P.K.
Name dr. D.P.K. Roeg
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position Senior researcher
Room T 431
Phone +31 13 466 8328
E-mail d.p.k.roeg@tilburguniversity.edu

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