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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Mental health disclosure at work –how to influence a good outcome
Whether disclosure of mental health issues in the work environment works out positively or not is dependent on many factors, of which especially the communication process is of crucial importance, as was shown by a new study by Evelien Brouwers PhD and colleagues (Tranzo).
NWO rewards 3 research proposals: on prenatal anxiety, healthier food intake and genetic disorders
Three NWO Veni's for researchers at Tilburg University on prenatal anxiety on mother-infant neural synchronity (Marion van den Heuvel, TSB), healthier food intake (Frans Folkvord, TSHD), and data analysis to determine the cause of genetic disorders (Marleen Balvert, TiSEM).
Are we well prepared for possible cross-border outbreaks of resistant bacteria?
The spread of resistant bacteria may pose a serious threat to public health within and between countries. It is vital that potential outbreaks are responded to quickly and effectively in cross-border cooperation and through the integration of networks of healthcare institutions and professionals. A test, in which Dutch and German healthcare professionals were questioned on an outbreak scenario, shows that there is a good basis for cooperation, but that there is still room for improvement in terms of cross-border coordination, working relationships and trust in the networks.
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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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