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Health Psychology

Research group
Active research
Project owner
Department of Psychology

Short description

Health issues are widely debated in todays society. Alcohol and tobacco use, physical activity, health and work, diets, sexuality and stress are subjects being discussed extensively in both the scientific society as well as in popular culture.

The Department of Psychology hosts a group of researchers working with health psychological research and teaches health psychology. A starting point on health psychology is the bio-psycho-social perspective where health can be understood as a result of physical, psychological and social factors.