Aims

Institute for Health and Development
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Aims

We aim for synergy of research, teaching, and patient care, in order to improve mental health and promote development across the life span. Our aims include:

  • Innovation in basic and applied research
    • Intra- and interdisciplinary research collaboration to improve our understanding of biopsychosocial development across the life span
    • Research combining disease causation and therapy outcome to better understand disease aetiology
  • Provision of research oriented teaching
    • Bachelor-, Master- and PhD programs
    • Postgraduate Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy programs
    • Support of early-career researcher on all career levels
  • Translation of evidence into policies, practices, and health systems by
    • Providing psychotherapy for all ages
    • Evaluating programs designed to foster development of children and families
    • Providing evidence-based guidelines for prevention and treatment of mental health problems
    • Consulting policy makers in the health sector

The synergy of research, teaching, and practical application provides an optimal environment for realizing the goals of the Institute for Health and Research.

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