Professor Dr. Elke van Hoof

The general adaptation response in ReAttach


During this keynote, the general adaptation response will be introduced. How does a person adapts to challenges and what is the role of stress? Different hypotheses will be  presented as well as the available scientific results.

Keywords: stress, adaptation, toxic stress


Prof. dr. Elke Van Hoof is an associate professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels where she teaches health psychology and clinical psychological interventions.  Elke Van Hoof is an expert in stress and adaptation problems across various conditions such as cancer, burnout and trauma. Elke Van Hoof is a clinical psychologist by training with more than 15 years of experience.

I am currently researching the impact of non-verbal interventions and for me, ReAttach is an example of a non-verbal intervention.  Thus, I am keen to examine the possible underlying pathways by which the ReAttach procedure is impacting our patients.



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