Research overview and current projects



Research areas

The research areas of The Department of Psychology, Social Therapy and Social Counselling includes:

  • ​Research into women’s and men’s psychological states during pregnancy, delivery and infancy - including Postpartum Depression
  • Children exposed to sexual abuse and their families
  • Victims of rape or victims of attempted rape
  • Sick children and their families
  • Parents who lose a child

Current projects

The department is currently involved in the following research projects:

  • Children exposed to sexual abuse over the Internet
  • Late sequelae of cancer treatment in children
  • Psycho-social needs of children with chronic conditions, including Cystic Fibrosis
  • Testing of a treatment model for sexually assaulted people with cognitive disorders
  • Psychological issues regarding young children subjected to sexual abuse
  • FIT (Feedback Informed Treatment) - project to evaluate psychotherapy with ORS and SRS.
For further information se the publications of the department or contact one of the researc​hers​.

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