Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

Can mindfulness support people in dealing with chronic disease?What is the relationship between depressive symptoms and cardiovascular disease? How do people function at work having survived cancer?University of Groningen

All of these are questions that those who study and work in Clinical and Psychological Epidemiology seek to explore. If you find yourself interested in the answers to these questions, and more broadly in the relationship between the psychological condition of people and their physical health, then Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology may be the right choice for you!

The advanced research master “Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology” focuses on the reciprocal relationship between the psychological condition of adults and children and their physical health. The program works on the basis of an integrated approach in which the idea that psychological, biological and social aspects all play a role in any physical condition is central. Research within the CPE program focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems. The CPE program is characterized by its focus on individual development. Lessons are given in small groups and you will have the opportunity to choose additional courses to suit your particular interests.

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