Psychology and Health

The Research Institute for Psychology & Health (P&H) is a Dutch research and training institute, formally accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science (KNAW). P&H includes 100 senior researchers and about 80 Ph.D.-candidates from several Dutch and Flemish universities.


Research and training

P&H was founded in 1995 by the faculties of Social Sciences and Medicine of Utrecht University, and the faculties of Social Sciences of Leiden University and Tilburg University to cooperate in (the programming of) research into psychology and health as well as in the training of Ph.D. candidates in this field of research.

Research groups

Since 1995 research groups from the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, Groningen University, University of Leuven, Ghent University, Cats Polm Institute Maastricht University, and Helen Dowling Institute have joined P&H, while researchers from University of Twente, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Radboud University Nijmegen and TNO became affiliated members.

Last Modified: 15-09-2011