A need for vengeance, anger and feelings of injustice can lead to much lengthier periods of mourning when someone is murdered than after a death due to natural causes. A nationwide network of psychologists has therefore developed a treatment that not only focuses on dealing with the loss of a loved one, but also with the violent nature of their passing. Clinical psychologist Mariëtte van Denderen is investigating the effectiveness of the treatment programme. Her research has also received funding from Fonds Slachtofferhulp (Victims Aid Fund).
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What is best way for authorities to communicate about potential crisis situations? Francesca Giardini has been pondering this question since experiencing the after-effects of an earthquake in her home city. She is studying how social interaction...
This week it was announced that the online platform Mindwise and the GION both received a financial contribution of €10,000 from the KNAW pilot fund 'Gewaardeed'
In September 2018 the first cohort of the professional learning community 'Educational leadership for educational improvement' started.
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