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Inform patients after trauma better about the consequences17th January 2020
Patients who have survived a serious accident (trauma) should, like their relatives, be better informed about the possible consequences of their injuries. That is the most important conclusion of Nena Kruithof's research. On Friday, January 17, she obtained her PhD at Tilburg University on this subject.
Study shows: no increase in mental health problems among Dutch students11th November 2019
Over the past ten years, the prevalence of mental health problems among students and non-students has not increased. For instance, serious anxiety and depression symptoms, fatigue, and use of mental health services was not more prevalent in 2012 and 2017, than in 2007. In addition, no differences were found between students and non-students.
Farewell Ad Vingerhoets: The binding power of the tear05th November 2019
Crying, weeping, sobbing, howling. Ad Vingerhoets, Professor of Emotions and Well-being at the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will give his farewell speech on ‘The binding power of the tear’ on November 8. His research theme ‘crying’ made Vingerhoets famous in the scientific world. He is one of the world's most eye-catching researchers in this field. The unique human phenomenon of crying - animals do not cry emotionally – was/is the stepchild of science, according to Ad.
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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.
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