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.
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Report: Care for cancer patients stops too soon
People who live with or have had cancer often have to cope with health problems for a long time after their treatment. They are still tired every day, for instance, or fear that the cancer will return. For these problems they are often not referred to the right care.
Long-term PTSD-symptoms undermine coping self-efficacy
PRESS RELEASE 2 November 2017 - The higher the coping self-efficacy, the lower the posttraumatic distress (PTSD) in the first months after experiencing a shocking event. In the long-term, however, PTSD-symptoms start to undermine victims’ coping self-efficacy. This is one of the findings of new research by Tilburg University in the Netherlands.
Depending on PTSD-symptoms levels, traumas have a negative or positive impact on loneliness
PRESS RELEASE 24 January 2018 - Loneliness weakens the (mental) health. After traumatic events, some of the victims suffer from loneliness. Victims with very severe PTSD-symptom levels more often suffer from loneliness than victims with very low PTS-symptom levels. But, non-victims more often suffer from loneliness than victims with very low PTS-symptom levels.
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CoRPS (Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases) is one of the multidisciplinary research institutes of Tilburg University and part of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Tranzo is the scientific center for care and wellbeing of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Tilburg University. Tranzo wants to build a bridge between science and practice in the area of care and wellbeing. The objective is to promote an evidence-based approach by working in co-creation with practitioners to develop and exchange knowledge.
In het GO-LAB doen wetenschappers onderzoek naar de relatie tussen emoties, gedrag en mentale stoornissen en lichamelijk functioneren in relatie tot gezondheid en ziekte.
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