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Personality influences degree programme choices and grades

- Research news

Our personality matters in relation to what degree programme we choose and how well we perform. Researchers from Aarhus BSS explore in what way.

New method offers a new window into children’s memory

- Research news

Small children find it difficult to remember their experiences - or do they? Danish researchers have found a new method for exploring this question.

New methods in the fight against post-traumatic stress disorder

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Soldiers who are haunted by frightening images before they are deployed in war zones are more likely to develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. New knowledge can be used for both screening and treating soldiers.

Anxiety in children can be treated effectively and cheaply

- Research news

A new report from the Danish Health and Medicines Authority points at anxiety as one of Denmark’s biggest and most expensive health issues. But anxiety can be treated with simple means from as early as childhood.

To help kids with anxiety disorders we need to target their treatment

- Research news

Most children with anxiety disorders can be treated through the so-called Cool Kids programme, but there are some who do not respond successfully. New research results indicate that children who are non-responders can be helped by additional treatment targeting each family’s specific needs.

PROFESSOR ESBEN HOUGAARD BECOMES KNIGHT OF THE ORDER OF DANNEBROG

[Translate to English:] Professor Esben Hougaard. Foto: Tine Bagger
- People

A letter from the Royal Danish Court, the Cross of Honour of the Order of Dannebrog and an audience with Her Majesty the Queen – this is what you get when you are appointed Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog.

Professor Dion Sommer becomes Knight of the Order of Dannebrog

- People

Professor Dion Sommer from the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences has been appointed Knight of the Order of Dannebrog. He receives the Cross of Honour of the Order of Dannebrog for his scientific contributions.

CHILDREN WITH ANXIETY DISORDERS CANNOT GET TREATMENT IN DENMARK

- Research news

Treating children with anxiety disorders is not being given sufficient priority in Denmark. This is the reality, despite the fact that researchers have established that the treatment is effective and treatment options are in high demand. Treating these children would likely ease the economic burden on society as well.