In this project, we want to organize field visits for an inventory of the care of vulnerable children and training during two study days to establish a multidisciplinary dialogue on psychosocial health of children and vulnerable youth in Ituri (DRC). The academic world - the Department of Psychology UNIKIS DRC and the Department of Ghent University in Belgium the orthopedagogic and civil society in Ituri, have significant experience in this ...
Content, conduct and contact risks and opportunities of Flemish kids online with an emphasis on the digitally vulnerable. KU Leuven
Strategy to evaluate health risks of air pollution episodes in vulnerable individuals Hasselt University
Charting biobehavioural synchrony: impact on socio-affective development of a vulnerable preschool preterm population KU Leuven
From the very start of life, children grow up in close physical proximity with their caregivers. As a result of this social and bodily embeddedness, biological and behavioural processes become entrained and coordinated with the interacting partner (i.e. biobehavioural synchrony), preparing the child to live in social groups. Recent technological advances allow us now to quantify this social attunement in real-life interactions, by ...
Developing and implementing a community-based intervention to create a more supportive social and physical environment for lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes in vulnerable families across Europe Ghent University
The objective of the Feel4Diabetes project is to develop, implement and evaluate a community-based intervention aiming to create a more supportive social and physical environment to promote lifestyle and behavioural changes to prevent type 2 diabetes among families from low and middle income countries and from vulnerable populations in high income countries in Europe.
The destigmatization of vulnerable people in society: The effects of frames and counter-frames reconsidered. KU Leuven
This project examines whether the presentation of stigmatized groups can affect the stigma ascribed to them. In practice, it is nigh impossible to present all sides of an issue in a communicating text: inevitably, one must select certain aspects of it to discuss, and omit the rest. This process is called framing. Most often, frames are used to present an issue as problematic, but some frames (so-called counter-frames) present the issue as ...
Assessing Integration Measures for Vulnerable Migrants Groups (ASSESS). University of Antwerp
Viability & Value of the Lung Flute ECO for Sputum Sample Collection and Tuberculosis Testing in Vulnerable Groups
Psychodynamic perspectives on children with a history of early adversity – Theory, research, and clinical practice KU Leuven
This PhD project is part of the research group Clinical Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. The project is part of a wider research project that was established thanks to the fund of Dr. Pierre Vereecken. This fund arose from the legacy of the Antwerp psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and child psychotherapist Dr. Pierre Vereecken at KU Leuven and postulates two goals. This doctoral project starts from these two ...