The discipline of Health Psychology at the FU Berlin covers central health psychological topics in teaching and research:
- Stress, Coping and Social Resources,
- Health Behaviors and Cognitions,
- Illness Behavior and Coping,
- Risk Perception and Communication,
- Health Promotion and Evaluation of Interventions,
- Lifespan Development and Health.
The members of the Division of Health Psychology collaborate with researchers from 27 nations as evident from the group's publications.
A new collaboration between the Division of Health Psychology at the Freie Universität Berlin as part of the Focus Area DynAge with the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Department of Developmental Psychology and other institutions is the multi-center collaboration „Socio-Emotional Development and Health“. The agenda of the collaboration can be viewed here.