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Psychosomatic and Psycho-Oncology Research Unit (URPP)

Faculty of Psychological and Educational Sciences | Research center in clinical psychology, psychopathology and psychosomatic

(Code: ULB621)


Person in charges of the unit : RAZAVI Darius, MERCKAERT Isabelle.

The Psychosomatic and Psycho-Oncology Research Unit is a Unity created in 2000 whose research activities focus on the study of psychological factors
associated with prevention, early detection, curative and palliative treatment of medical diseases. The research activities of the unit thus focus on the
biopsychosocial dimensions (psychophysiology, psychocardiology, psychoendocrinology, etc.) and on the psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, family and systemic
specificities of major medical diseases. A main research topic concerns the psychological factors associated with prevention, early diagnosis and treatment
of cancer (psycho-oncology)

Campus : Campus du Solbosch
Location : Solbosch, Bât D, niveau 10, DB10.153
Address : CP191 - Avenue F.D. Roosevelt, 50 - 1050 Bruxelles
Phone number : +32-2-650.36.16
Fax : +32-2-650.22.09
E-mail : afenaux@ulb.ac.be
Web site : http://www.psycho-oncologie.be


Disciplines CRef :


 • Clinical psychology

 • Health psychology

 • Interpersonal communication

 • Medical psychology


Domains of the unit :


 • Molecular Biology and Biotechnologies

 • Neurosciences