Collaborative Antwerp Psychiatric Research Institute (CAPRI) University of Antwerp
Contextual Psychiatry KU Leuven
The Center for Contextual Psychiatry is a research center mainly focusing on the study of the interaction between the person and the context in the development of psychopathology in general, and psychosis specifically. This is investigated along 4 research lines:
- Methodological and Statistical Advances in Experience Sampling Research
- Phenomenology and Psychological Mechanisms of Psychosis
- Epidemiology and ...
Department of Social Gerontology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Topic A : Coping processes in relation to changes in life situations (retirement; psycho-social loss; bereavement) Retirement of women: an analysis of adaptation and coping Health and Competence in ageing Topic B : Stress and caregiving for elderly people (elder abuse) Intergenerational caregiving Intragenerational caregiving Topic C : Intergenerational relationships (grandparenthood) Grandfathers : roleperception and roletaking Topic D : ...
Developmental Psychiatry KU Leuven
Research focuses on the perceptual, cognitive, socio-affective, neural and genetic determinants of neurodevelopmental disorders and child psychiatric conditions (ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder). Translational research comprises the development of diagnostic biomarkers and therapeutic strategies, improvement of the transition from child to adult mental health care, and the implementation of Routine Outcome Measurement in the forensic ...
Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
Mind-body Research KU Leuven
The Center for Mind-Body research focuses on the study of the biological stress response (HPA axis and autonomous nervous system) in psychiatric disorders such as major depression, chronic fatigue syndrome and eating disorders. Stress sensitivity is studied both in lab conditions and in daily life, using remote patient monitoring devices. In order to understand individual differences in stress sensitivity and disease vulnerability, the Center ...
Neuropsychiatry KU Leuven
The Center for Neuropsychiatry comprises 2 groups
- Laboratory for Translational Neuropsychiatry, investigating the neurobiology of late onset psychiatric disorders and social cognitive deficits caused by neurodegeneration;
- Academic Center for ECT and Neuromodulation (AcCENT), focusing on brain stimulation techniques in psychiatric disorders.
Their joint aim is to define imaging biomarkers of neuropsychiatric ...
Personality Disorders Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Research on personality disorders
Public Health Psychiatry KU Leuven
The Center studies (longitudinal) patterns of mental illness and emotional wellbeing in societies worldwide, using large epidemiological population-representative samples and complex statistical modelling. The CPHP contributes to the etiopathogenesis and structure of common mental disorders and low-prevalent conditions (such as suicidal thoughts and behaviors) by studying temporal patterns of prevalence, incidence, and persistence of ...