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dr. V.E. Heininga

Postdoctoral researcher

Gaining a better understanding of human deficits, psychological distress, and psychopathological disorders using a transdiagnostic and interdisciplinary approach? Challenge accepted! Within the focal area Deficits, Distress, and Disorders, I combine insights from among others, sociology, psychology, pedagogics, educational science, and psychometrics to investigate the causal mechanisms of psychopathological disorders, and their effects on everyday functioning.

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This study aims to investigate emotion dynamics in clinically depressed people and controls with the help of Experience Sampling Methods (ESM), in order to gain more insight into micro-mechanisms of anhedonia and its consequences for future well-being.

This study is a biopsychosocial study of how young people lose the ability to experience pleasure and how they can regain it, looking, among other things, at whether pleasure could be recovered through a parachute jump.

Last modified:26 March 2019 2.59 p.m.

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Grote Kruisstraat 2/1

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Interdisciplinary postdoctoral researcher with a focus on Deficits, Distress, and Disorders, University of Groningen
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