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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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Social technology crucial for older adults in times of corona23rd June 2020
Elderly people, like everyone else, want to be seen and appreciated. They also have fundamental social needs, such as feeling connected, being independent and meaningful. Social technology can, certainly these days, play a large and valuable role in fulfilling those social needs, according to Tina ten Bruggencate in her dissertation (PhD Defence on July 2).
Marije van der Lee appointed to Chair of Clinical Psycho-oncology19th June 2020
Marije van der Lee has been appointed extraordinary professor of Clinical Psycho-oncology at the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology at Tilburg University. The chair, entitled 'What works for whom in psycho-oncology', will be established by the Helen Dowling Institute (HDI), which aims to put psycho-oncological care on the map and on the academic agenda. The appointment took effect on 3 June and runs for five years.
‘Grow It!’ app helps youngsters in corona times25th May 2020
Erasmus MC-Sophia Children’s Hospital and Tilburg University have launched the ‘Grow It!’ app on May 11. This app gives young people aged 12 to 25 more insight into how they feel and provides them with a fun challenge every day to support them in these stressful corona times.
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CoRPS (Center of Research on Psychological and Somatic disorders) 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 the GO-LAB we study the interrelations between emotions, behavior, and physiology, in the context of individual differences relevant to health and disease.
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