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Healthcare

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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  • 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.

  • Fear of death 08 Nov 2016Video Fear of death
    Jolanda de Vries on 'fear of death'


  • 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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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
Vrijhoef, H.J.M.
Name Dr H.J.M. Vrijhoef
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position
Room
Phone +31 13 466
E-mail h.j.m.vrijhoef@tilburguniversity.edu
Luijkx, K.G.
Name prof. dr. K.G. (Katrien) Luijkx
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position Full Professor
Room T 421
Phone +31 13 466 2895
E-mail k.g.luijkx@tilburguniversity.edu
Somsen, J.
Name prof.mr. J. (Han) Somsen
Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law
Position Full Professor
Room M 531
Phone +31 13 466 2742
E-mail han.somsen@tilburguniversity.edu

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