Effects of existential interventions on spiritual, psychological, and physical well-being in adult patients with cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Dear All, Here is a new article that will interest many of you: Bauereiss, N., et al. (2018). “Effects of existential interventions on spiritual, psychological, and physical well-being in adult patients with cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.” Psychooncology 27(11): 2531-2545.             OBJECTIVES: To synthesize the evidence of existential interventions in adult […]

Professionel patientkommunikation – Nationalt symposium på Nyborg Strand 6. juni 2019

Early announcement: Professionel patientkommunikation – Hvad er det? Og hvad skal der til for at sikre høj kvalitet og implementering? Tiden sammen med patienten er kort. Skærmopgaver stjæler opmærksomhed. Der kommer flere kroniske patienter og personalet forventes i stigende grad at kunne magte den kommunikation, der skal til for at hjælpe den enkelte patient og […]

Do We Have a Case? International Conference on Case Studies Research in Chaplaincy Care February 25-26, 2019

Do We Have a Case? International Conference on Case Studies Research in Chaplaincy Care Amsterdam, The Netherlands – February 25-26, 2019  Please be aware of this very interesting conference of the new Academic Centre for Spiritual Care in Holland in February 2019 – see more here: https://ucgv.nl/conference/  

Centre for Religion, Health and Well-Being

A new Centre for Religion, Health and Well-Being has been established in Holland – see more at this link https://www.rug.nl/research/centre-for-religious-studies/research-institutes/centre-religion-health-well-being/

Conference on Meaningful Relations in Aging and Dying Call for papers

Dear All, This conference may be of interest to you – see attached Call_for_papers_MeRela. Conference on Meaningful Relations in Aging and Dying Call for papers 28-30 August 2019 Helsinki, Finland University of Helsinki and University of Eastern Finland  The Conference on Meaningful Relations in Aging and Dying covers various aspects of aging and dying, specifically focusing […]

PhD-defence by Christian Balslev van Randwijk on Physician Values

Dear Friends in Nordic Network for Research in Faith and Health, Christian Balslev van Randwijk will defend his PhD-thesis “Beliefs and Values of Danish Physicians – And implications for Clinical practice” on 12 December 14:00-16:00 in the Auditorium of Winsløwsparken 25, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense (please note the date: not 22 but 12 December) […]

Book: Meaning-making Methods for Coping with Serious Illness

In their new book, the Fereshteh Ahmadi and Nader Ahmadi explore the influence of culture on choice of coping methods, be they purely religious, spiritual or existential. The term “existential meaning-making coping” is used to describe coping methods that are related to existential questions; these methods include religious, spiritual and existential coping methods. Meaning-making Methods for […]

Humanistiske præster

Kære kolleger, Til inspiration: en meget interessant – omend kort – artikel om humanistisk præstevirke er netop blevet publiceret. Det er et kort interview med Lindsey van Dijk fra Non-Religious Pastoral Support Network of Humanists UK, hvori hun præsenterer, hvad den humanistiske præsts arbejde indebærer. God søndag! Artiklen kan læses her.  

Ph.d.-forsvar: ”Can insights from placebo and nocebo mechanisms studies improve the randomized controlled trial?”

Fredag d. 23.3 forsvarer psykolog Lene Vase sin doktorafhandling ”Can insights from placebo and nocebo mechanisms studies improve the randomized controlled trial?”. Forsvaret finder sted kl. 14.00 (præcist) i Lille Anatomisk Auditorium, Wilhelms Meyers Alle 3, bygning 1231, lokale 424. Receptionen afholdes på Psykologisk Institut, Bartholins Alle 9, bygning 1340, lokale 425. For mere information, se dette […]

Assistant / Associate Professor in Groeningen, Holland

Dear All,  I would like to remind you of this job posting. They did not find a suitable candidate and are now searching through personal contacts, so there should be good chances for those who are willing to move to Holland: The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen, seeks to appoint an […]