The Division of Health Psychology at the Freie Universität Berlin

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 current collaboration between the Division of Health Psychology at the Freie Universität Berlin as part of the Focus Area DynAge with the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Department of Developmental Psychology and other institutions is the multicenter collaboration „Socioemotional Development and Health“. The agenda of the collaboration can be viewed here.

Disease in Human Aging: Dynamics at the Level of Molecules, Individuals, and Society