Research projects

Aspects of psychodiagnostics and treatment of traumatised refugees

Traumatized refugees are studied with regard to various aspects and on the basis of newly developed or translated instruments.

Deconstructing Delayed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Is it possible that people develop posttraumatic disturbances only later in life? Is it possible that people seemingly function adequately only to develop mental health problems after months, years or even decades after the traumatic experiences have ended?

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) versus Stabilisation in the Treatment of Traumatised Asylum Seekers and Refugees: a Randomised Controlled Trial

EMDR is internationally considered a 'treatment of choice' for type-I trauma. It is unclear whether EMDR is equally effective in the treatment of traumatised asylum seekers and refugees, who often suffer from more complex forms of trauma.

Providing and enhancing rehabilitation services for second generation victims of torture and war

This international study is conducted in four countries and is funded by the European Community. It is an international research project among second generation of victims of torture and political persecution.