The P&H lecture series



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26 May 1994: Professor James Pennebaker, Southern Methodist University, Dallas:

Traumatic experiences, disclosure, and health.


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5 July 1994: Professor Lisa Berkman, Yale University: The role of social networks and social support in health.


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20 September 1994: Professor Colin Parkes, GB: Bereavement: Prediction and prevention of psychological complications


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16 November 1994: Professor Tom Cox, University of Nottingham, UK: Work-related  stress, health and the control cycle.


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15 December 1994: Professor Nancy Cantor, Princeton University: Life task participation and well-being.


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27 April 1995: Professor Robert Weiss, University of Massachusetts, Boston: On the nature of affective relationships, with comments on loneliness, grief, and social marginality.


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1 June1995: Professor Irwin Sarason, University of Washington: Social support and close relationship.


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10 October 1995: Professor Holger Ursin, University Bergen, Norway: Psychobiology of muscle pain, functional dyspepsia and tiredness.


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4 April 1996: Professor Dolf Zillmann, University of Alabama: On the Diversity of Media Influence.


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25 April 1996: Professor Ralf Schwarzer, Freie Universität Berlin: Coping resources as predictors for recovery from heart surgery.


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23 May 1996: Professor Heinz Walter Krohne, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz: Coping with surgical stress.


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21 October 1996: Professor Susan Folkman, University of California San Francisco: What constitutes effective coping.



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20 November 1996: Professor Icek Ajzen, University of Massachusetts: Attitude-behavior coorespondence: The principle of compatibility revisited.


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23 January 1997: Professor Omer Van den Bergh, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: Perceptueel-cognitieve processen en symptoomperceptie: Een leerpsychologische benadering.


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17 April 1997: Professor Charles Figley, Florida State University: Secondary traumatic stress associated with exposure to suffering: The psychology of compassion fatigue.


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20 May 1997: Professor Tom Coates, University of California, San Francisco: HIV prevention: Social behavioral, and medical strategies... which will dominate?


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25 June 1997: Professor Debra Roter, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA: The evolving functions of the medial visit: The significance of patient activation & Professor Judy Hall, Northeaster University, Boston, USA: New approaches to measuring patient satisfaction.


Professor Judy Hall, Northeaster University, Boston, USA: New approaches to measuring patient satisfaction.


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11 September 1997: Professor Alan Fogel, University of Utah: Research on emotional development in infancy: Implications for mental health.


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24 September 1997: Professor Arthur Stone, State University of New York at Stony Brook:

Ambulatory monitoring in health psychology: State of the art and perspectives.


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8 October 1997: Professor Christina Maslach, University of California, Berkeley: The truth about burnout.


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20 November 1997: Professor Dieter Zapf, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt:

Mobbing - harassing people at work.


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4 December 1997: Professor Kevin Murray, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Canada:

Narrative Psychology: How to fix a broken story.


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10 August 1998:  Professor Eric Eich, University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada:

Cognitive and clinical Perspectives on mood dependent memory.


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25 February 1999: Professor Chris Brewin, Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey:

Intrusive autobiographical memories in depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.


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22 April 1999: Professor Bernard Rimé, University of Louvain, Belgium: The benefits of talking about one’s emotional experiences.



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3 June 1999: Professor Laura Brown, Seattle Washington, USA: Recovered memory debate.


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11 June 1999: Professor Peter Salovey, Yale University, New Haven, USA: Emotional intelligence and well-being: Another way to be smart?


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18 November 1999: Professor Geert Crombez, Ghent University, Belgium: Aandacht en Pijn.


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25 November 1999: Professor Robbert Sanderman, Rijks Universiteit Groningen: Kanker en persoonlijkheid: Over ontstaan en gevolgen.


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14 March 2000: Dr. Julian Thayer, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore: Pathways leading from Psychological Stress to Cardiovascular Physiopathology.


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15 March 2000: Dr. Julian Thayer, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore: Self-regulation and Health: Neurovisceral Concomitants.


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31 May 2000: Professor Martin Fishbein, University of Pennsylvania, USA: Toward an understanding of the relationship between biological and behavioral outcome measures in hiv/std prevention research.


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16 June 2000: Professor Kate Lorig, Stanford Patient Education Research Center, Palo Alto, California: Arthritis patient education research from mimeograph to internet.


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22 June 2000: Dr. Ellert Nijenhuis, GGZ-Drenthe, Cats-Polm Instituut: Op weg naar objectivering van dissociatieve identiteitsstoornis: Een hoofdrol voor quasi-experimenteel onderzoek.


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9 November 2000: Professor Camille Wortman, State University of New York, Stony Brook: Myths of coping with loss: Cultural understanding versus scientific evidence.


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8 February 2001: Professor Hans Ormel, Rijks Universiteit Groningen: Minor and major, first and recurrent episodes of depression: Etiologic continua and interplay of risk factors.


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18 October 2001: Professor René Kahn, Faculteit Geneeskunde, UU: Hersenafwijkingen bij schizofrenie.


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12 March 2002: Professor William Gerin, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York: Emotional regulation in cardiovascular health; The role of rumination, perseverative thoughts, and expressive writing.


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20 June, 2002: Professor Paul Karoly, Arizona State University, USA: Goal Cognition: Models, Measures, and Health Applications.




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31 October, 2002: Professor Tom Sensky, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK: Complex psychosocial interventions – are randomised controlled trials possible?


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2 July, 2003: Professor Icek Ajzen, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA: Explaining the Discrepancy between Intentions and Action.


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22 October 2003: Professor Mark Lumley, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA: Does Alexithymia Cause health Problems?: A Critical Examination of Various Pathways.


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3 February 2004: Professor Michael Leiter, Ph.D. CANCELLED


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19 February 2004: Professor Meg Gerrard, Iowa State University, Ames, USA: Goal directed health perceptions, images and behavior.


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5 October 2004: Professor Marika Tiggeman, Flinders University, Australia: Women’s body image (and disordered eating) across the adult life span.


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2 May 2005: Professor Robert West, Cancer Research UK and University College London: The p.r.i.m.e. theory of motivation and its application to health behaviour.


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15 September 2005: Professor Klaus Rothermund, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany: Hanging on and letting go in the pursuit of health goals.


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4 October 2005: Professor Michael Leiter, Acadia University, Wolfville, Canada: Changing the work environment: A longitudinal analysis of burnout with management interventions.


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27 October 2005: Professor Stephen Sutton, University of Campbridge, GB: The past predicts the future: The role of past behaviour in predicting intentions and future behaviour.


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19 January 2006: Professor Alexander Rothman, University of Minnesota, USA: Is there nothing so practical as a good theory?: Lewin’s exhortation and the study of health behaviour change.


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7 June 2007: Professor Mario Mikulincer, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel: The sense of attachment security as an inner resource: Boosting security to promote effective emotion regulation and mental health.


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20 March 2008: Professor Julian Thayer, The Ohio State University, USA: Beyond heart rate variability: Vagal regulation of allostatic systems.


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19 June 2008: Professor Bas Verplanken, University of Bath, GB: Habit: From overt action to mental events.


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18 September 2008: Professor Theresa M. Marteau, King’s College, London, GB: How do risk perceptions influence preferences for ways to reduce risk?


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11 December 2008: Professor Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany: Risk perception and decision-making in health and medicine: Helping doctors and patients make sense of health statistics.


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5 March 2009: Professor Brian Little, Harvard University & Carleton University, USA: Personal projects, free traits and health: Reconsidering the quality of lives.


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23 June 2009: Professor John Burns, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, USA: Does anger regulation influence acute and chronic pain severity? Examination of cognitive, physiological and genetic mechanisms.


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8 October 2009: Professor Rona Moss-Morris, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK: Do illness representations and behaviours have a role in the onset of medically unexplained illness and the outcome of treatment?


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10 December 2009: Professor Mark Williams, University of Oxford, UK: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.


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24 November 2009: Dr. Amanda Williams, University College, London, UK: Pain behaviour in an evolutionary context.


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11 March 2010: Professor Seth Noar, University of Kentucky, USA: The role of computer-based interventions in HIV prevention.


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10 May 2010: Professor Chris Eccleston, Bath University, UK: Attention to pain and its disabling consequences: a misdirected problem solving model.


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30 September 2010: Professor Winfried Rief, University of Marburg, Germany: The psychology of physical symptoms.


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8 December 2010: Professor Ayelet Fishbach, University of Chicago, USA: Identifying and Battling Temptation.