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The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences has a prominent standing within the social sciences in Europe and is the largest social science faculty in the Netherlands. It offers a creative study, research and working environment for students, researchers, and staff members. More than 7500 students follow courses within the Faculty. The academic staff work for the educational institutes, the six faculty departments, as well as the (inter-)faculty research institutes. Almost 1100 employees make a direct or indirect contribution. To optimize its core functions of education and research, the faculty department offers room for further development of separate disciplines in an international framework.


Roeterseiland - Building G
Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130
1018 VZ


Phone: 31 20 525 5820
Fax: 31 20 525 5822

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[Articles] Cognitive behavioural therapy with optional graded exercise therapy in patients with severe fatigue with myotonic dystrophy type 1: a multicentre, single-blind, randomised trial

Cognitive behavioural therapy increased the capacity for activity and social participation in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 at 10 months. With no curative treatment and few symptomatic treat...

Behaviour change: what is the buzz all about?

'The value of behavioural sciences is only fully realised when it is integrated into a broader communications strategy and tactical mix’

Assessment and initial management of suspected behavioural insomnia in pre-adolescent children

What you need to knowAim to identify the sleep disorder rather than just treating the symptomsBehavioural insomnia is the commonest sleep disorder, and behavioural approaches combined with good sleep....

Evolution is everywhere

(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Human Evolution Beyond Biology and Culture: Evolutionary Social, Environmental and Policy Sciences (Cambridge University Press, October 2018) is a new book written ...

Slow thinking and machine learning in medicine

Recently, several high-profile institutions have called attention to the issue of inclusion and equity when artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are applied in medicine. Leaders from the law, medic...

Social media is affecting the way we view our bodies -- and not in a good way

(York University) Young women who actively engage with social media images of friends who they think are more attractive than themselves report feeling worse about their own appearance afterward, a Yo...

Continuing Professional Development for Industry

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Driving sustainable change in antimicrobial prescribing practice: how can social and behavioural sciences help?

Addressing the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance is, in part, reliant on the complex challenge of changing human behaviour-in terms of reducing inappropriate antibiotic use and preventing inf...

Beyond financial conflicts of interest: Institutional oversight of faculty consulting agreements at schools of medicine and public health.

Approximately one-third of U.S. life sciences faculty engage in industry consulting. Despite reports that consulting contracts often impinge on faculty and university interests, institutional approach...

Assessment of tobacco control advocacy behavioural capacity among public health faculty and students: a cluster intervention study.

This study assessed the outcomes of a tobacco control advocacy behavioural capacity (ABC)-building programme among public health faculty and students in China.

Gendered styles of student-faculty interaction among college students.

Scholars have examined gender differences in many areas of college life, but we know little about how men and women may interact differently with faculty-an activity with strong links to student outco...

Social environment, biological embedding and social inequalities in health.

The social gradient in health refers to the fact that the higher individuals rise in the social hierarchy, the better is their health. Understanding the construction of this gradient is a major challe...

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A Comparison Between Internet Therapy and Group Therapy for Social Phobia - A Trial Using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Social phobia is one of the most prevalent anxiety disorders in the western world. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is the psychological treatment that has the largest empirical support...

Treatment of Social Phobia and Panic Disorder in Adults

The purpose of this study is to compare a stepped care model for the treatment of social phobia and panic disorder with standard psychological treatment. The stepped care model comprises t...

Effects of Lepidium Meyenii Walp on Sexual Function in Postmenopausal Women

Objective: To study the effects of Lepidium Meyenii in sexual function of postmenopausal women. Method: It will be held a clinical, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-co...

Effect of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an effective intervention program for children with High-Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder to remediate anxiety issues.

Identification and Research of Impacts of Social Categorization Process in Nurse Triage (SOCIAL SORTING)

Social Sorting is a: non interventional, observational, qualitative and multicenter research. It investigates three French emergency units in three French centers (UH of Angers, H of Le Ma...

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