P&H Conferences

 

 

The First Dutch Conference on Psychology and Health

Rolduc Conference Center, Kerkrade, the Netherlands, November 5-8, 1995

 

Keynote lectures:

Professor Andrew Steptoe, St. George’s Hospital Medical School, U.K.

“Coping, control and adaptation to chronic disease”

 

Professor Stanislav V. Kasl, Yale University, New Haven, U.S.A.

“The future of health promotion at the worksite”

 

Professor Susan Folkman, University of California, U.S.A.

“Positive well-being in the midst of highly stressful circumstances”

 

Professor Howard Leventhal, Rutgers University, U.S.A.

“An updated view  of the self-regulation system”

 

 

 

The Second Dutch Conference on Psychology and Health

Rolduc Conference Center, Kerkrade, the Netherlands, May 25-27, 1998

 

Keynote lectures:

Professor Nico Frijda, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

“The nature of social emotions and the social nature of human beings”

 

Professor Marie Johnston, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

“Integrating medical and psychological models of disability”

 

Professor Robert Karasek, University of Massachusetts, U.S.A.

“The political-economic consequences of psychosocial job design”

 

Professor Alexander McFarlane,  Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia

“A neurobiological perspective of the longitudinal course of post traumatic psychopathology”

 

Professor Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, University of Michigan, U.S.A.

“Rumination and depression”

 

 

 

The Third Dutch Conference on Psychology and Health

Organized together with EHPS, August, 2000

 

Keynote lectures:

Professor W.A. Wagenaar, Leiden University, The Netherlands

 

Professor A. Bandura, Stanford University, U.S.A.

“Health Promotion Through Sociocognitive Means”

 

Professor K.R. Parkes, University of Oxford, U.K.

“Stress, Health and Organizational Change”

 

Professor Ch. Carver, University of California, U.S.A.

“Psychosocial Responses to the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: Risk Resilience, and the Impact of an Intervention”

 

Professor S. Sutton, University of Cambridge, U.K.

“How useful are social cognition models in predicting, explaining and changing health behaviours?

 

Prof. Stevan Hobfoll, Kent State University, U.S.A.

“Resource Theory, social regulation and health”

 

 

 

The Fourth Dutch Conference on Psychology and Health

Rolduc Conference Center, Kerkrade, the Netherlands, May 13-15, 2002

 

Keynote lectures:

Professor Lisa Aspinwall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, U.S.A.

“Toward a more positieve psychology: Lessons for – and from – Health Psychology”

 

Professor Sheldon Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

“Social and emotional factors and susceptibility to viral infections: Studies of the common cold and influenza”

 

Professor Bruce McEwen, Rockefeller University, New York, U.S.A.

“From Molecules to mind: Stress, the individual and the social environment”

 

Professor Johannes Siegrist, Heinrich Heine University, New York, U.S.A.

“Labor  market and health: Is effort-reward imbalance at work a missing link?”

 

Professor Ralf Schwarzer, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany

“Coping with a critical life event”

 

 

 

The Fifth Conference on Psychology and Health

Rolduc Conference Center, Kerkrade, the Netherlands, May 10-12, 2004

 

Keynote lectures:

Professor Roy Baumeister, Tallahassee, U.S.A.

"Self-Control, execution function, and ego depletion"       

 

Professor Peter Gollwitzer, Konstanz, Germany

"The pursuit of health goals"

 

Professor William Lovallo, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

"Emotions: Relationships to health and disease"

 

Professor James Pennebaker, Texas, U.S.A.

"How words can reflect and influence health"

 

Professor Sabine Sonnentag, Braunschweig, Germany

"Recovery: An important concept for work stress research"

 

 

 

The Sixth Conference on Psychology and Health

Rolduc Conference Center, Kerkrade, the Netherlands, May 8-10, 2006

 

Keynote lectures:

Professor S. Lyubomirsky

University of California, Riverside, U.S.A.

"In the pursuit of happiness: Are sustainable increases in emotional and physical well-being possible?"

 

Professor J. Polivy

University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada

"When is it better to eat a little, and when is it better to eat a lot? Overeating, undereating, and health"

 

Professor N. Semmer

University of Bern, Switzerland

"Work, well-being, and health: Issues and findings from the Stress-as-Offense-to-Self perspective"

 

Professor C. Wrosch

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

“Self-regulation of unattainable goals in adulthood and old age: Benefits for subjective well-being and physical health”

 

 

 

The Seventh Conference on Psychology and Health

Conference Center De Werelt, Lunteren, the Netherlands, May 28-30, 2008

 

Keynote lectures:

Professor Jozien Bensing, Nivel (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research), Utrecht

“Adherence: How to break the conspiracy of silence?”

 

Professor Susan Michie, Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Department of Psychology, University College, London

"Advancing the Science of Behaviour Change"

 

Professor Eric Stice, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.

"Obesity Prevention: Using Persuasion Principles to Promote Healthy Behavior Change" 

 

Professor Dieter Zapf, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Frankfurt University, Germany

"Emotional Labour and Well-being at Work"

 

 

 

The Eighth Conference on Psychology and Health

Conference Center De Werelt, Lunteren, the Netherlands, May 8-10, 2010

 

Keynote Speakers

Professor Ap Dijksterhuis, Radboud University Nijmegen: “The Merits of Unconscious Thought”

 

Professor Traci Mann, University of Minnesota: “Successful Self-Control of Eating among Dieters”

 

Professor Michael Sullivan, McGill University, Montreal: “Catastrophic Thinking and Health Outcomes: Mechanisms of Action and Treatment Implications”

 

Professor Vicky Helgeson, Carnegie Mellon University: “Adjustment to Chronic Illness: Risk and Resilience Factors”