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Tag Archive 'Psychioepidemiologie'

Rapid worldwide urbanization benefits humans in many aspects, but the prevalence of common psychiatric disorders is increased in urban populations. While the impact of city living and urban upbringing on mental health is well established, it remains elusive which of the multiple factors of urban living convey risk and resilience for mental disorders. For example, [...]

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Rapid worldwide urbanization benefits humans in many aspects, but the prevalence of common psychiatric disorders is increased in urban populations. While the impact of city living and urban upbringing on mental health is well established, it remains elusive which of the multiple factors of urban living convey risk and resilience for mental disorders. For example, [...]

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Noise pollution is a growing problem in many urban environments, affecting citizens’ daily life. It can reduce citizens’ happiness, increase their stress, and even people them get sick if they are exposed to noise pollution for a long period of time. In recent studies we investigate the use of crowdsourced data to derive noise polluted [...]

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Do Cities makes us (mentally) ill?

this is a bit of a provoking question - but if you want - this is a very shortened version of one of the research questions in a new project on Psychogeography together with the Central Institute for Mental Health (ZI) in Mannheim and other parters. It looks into the relationship between stress, mental health [...]

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On June 11 the Kick-Off Meeting for a new joint project on Psychoepidemiology took place at the Central Institute for Mental Health (ZI) in Mannheim. The goal of the joint project with researchers from the ZI, KIT, Dresden and the GIScience Research Group Heidelberg is to investigate relationships between social and environmental factors on the [...]

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Dear Geography students: we offer some thesis topics for Bachelor, Master, Diplom, Lehramt related to Geomedicine/ Health-GIS within a new research project. More Info

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