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Are we using the ADHD diagnosis too indiscriminately? Photo: Colourbox

2014.03.31 | Reseach news

Are we using the ADHD diagnosis too indiscriminately?

The ADHD diagnosis is still more widely defined and more widely applied. The group of people who are diagnosed with ADHD is very diverse and patients may need many different forms of treatment and help, which does not necessarily have to be medical.

In Denmark, the healthcare system has not been nearly as focused on complex trauma as the other Nordic countries. But now a group of Danish and Nordic researchers have decided to take action.

2014.03.27 | Health and disease

Major conference to create awareness about trauma in Denmark

Researchers from Aarhus University have organised a major conference that focuses on creating incentives for new trauma research and treatment approaches. The goal of the conference, which takes place from 27 to 29 March in the Tivoli Congress Center in Copenhagen, is to foster more awareness about how we are treating trauma patients in Denmark.

Forgotten childhood memories can be retrieved. Photo: AU Photo

2014.02.25 | Reseach news

Forgotten childhood memories can be retrieved

We may be unaware that they ever took place, but our early childhood experiences are stored in our unconscious memory and affect us as we grow older. Researchers have studied the awareness and long-term memory in little children and have found ground-breaking new knowledge.

The Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences behind a new treatment option

2014.02.07 | Reseach news

THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES BEHIND A NEW TREATMENT OPTION

In cooperation with the social psychiatric day centre Holmstrupgård, the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Science has introduced a new treatment option for young people with mental disorders.

Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences. Photo: AU Foto

2014.01.27 | People

New director of studies at the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences

“I would like for us to start thinking about changing our way of thinking and taking a more creative approach to teaching, and thereby engaging the students to a greater extent than previously.” This is Helle Spindler’s ambition for the future as the new director of studies at the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences.

Events

Mon 12 May
14:15-14:15 | http://aias.au.dk/events/show/artikel/aias-fellows-seminar-dorthe-berntsen-invited-by-fellow-annette-bohn/
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Dorthe Berntsen, invited by AIAS fellow Annette Bohn
Title: Involuntary autobiographical memories: An introduction to the unbidden past.

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New books from 2013

Integrativ Gestalt Praksis
Mikael Sonne og Jan Tønnesvang

Livshistorien
by Dorthe Kirkegaard Thomsen

Both books are in Danish.

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Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
School of Business and Social Sciences
Aarhus University
Bartholins Allé 9
8000 Aarhus C

psykologi@psy.au.dk

CVR no: 31119103
P no: 1003402932
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Budget code: 5411

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With approx. 14,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, almost 225 PhD students and more than 500 academic staff members, School of Business and Social Sciences ranks among the largest business schools in Europe. Furthermore, it is the largest business and social sciences unit in Denmark at university level with a broad academic base.

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