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Professor Atle Dyregrov, associate professor Martin Lytje at the centre and professor Kari Dyregrov at HVL have published an article in "Bereavement Care"
This week, the Centre for crisis psychology initiated a new continued educational course focusing on human aspects of the pandemic. The course runs over six weeks and was fully booked within days. A second course is will take place later this fall.
A comprehensive course in global mental health started for the first time on Monday 17th of August at the Faculty of Psychology.
The social needs of people are almost in line with the needs of food and drink. We are totally dependent on human contact. Young people maybe more than others.
A large number of employees are currently working at home. They have either been stopped from going to work in order to prevent infection, or they are in quarantine or self-isolating in order to avoid infecting others. For some people this situation is normal and many people like working at home, but for others it might be a new and unexpected situation, or even a working situation that they do... Read more
Sosial kontakt er kjempeviktig for vår fysiske og psykiske helse
These days, we must constantly adapt to new situations and new ways to interact. We humans are adaptable and in many cases, we will do just fine. However, in some situations it will require more of us.
For the poorest countries and refugees, preventive measures will be very challenging, and a large number of people around the world will experience increasing psychological consequences of the pandemic.
What can ease fear and pondering when we are flooded by information about dangers and risks we cannot influence much?
The Center for Crisis Psychology (SfK), in cooperation with the Section for Hyperbaric Medicine (SHM) and Occupational Medicine Department (YMA) at Haukeland University Hospital, has started data collection in the study 'Quality of life and hyperbaric treatment'.
Climate change is expected to occur more frequently and more extremely in years to come. The purpose of Tuva Emilie's project was to investigate the psychological effects of climate change and to gain insight into how the population understands a crisis situation, how they experience the situation has been handled by the authorities, who is affected, and how to cope with the situation.