European Health Psychology Society
We help individuals, families, and societies to better cope with life challenges related to illness and health, by promoting rigorous science, precise interventions, and close collaborations.
About the ehps
Who We Are?
The European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) is a professional organisation formed to promote empirical and theoretical research in and applications of health psychology within Europe as well as the interchange of information related to health psychology with other associations throughout the world towards an international achievement of these aims.
37th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Health Psychology for all:
Equity, Inclusiveness and Transformation
4-8 September, 2023 Bremen, Germany
Upcoming conference EHPS 2022
36th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
“Charting New Territories in Health Psychology”
Become a member
The EHPS is a vibrant society, suggesting numerous opportunities for collaboration in research, clinical work, and public health. We welcome everybody who wishes to make an impact in the context of health, illness, and coping to join. We are a friendly, all-inclusive, and democratic society!
What Our Members Say
“…. research collaboration and the sharing of ideas and expertise across Europe………. some great research as well as many lasting collaborations and friendships”
“…. the opportunity to connect with experienced, leading researchers as well as with other early-career scientists through Special Interest Groups (SIGs), the virtual annual conference and webinars”
“…..a buzz of energy, exchanges of ideas, supportiveness, learning and having fun together…….people that I have met through EHPS have become life-long collaborators and friends”
“….the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge science, present my own research to an expert audience ……..and to establish valuable connections with fellow early career researchers as well as leading scientists in Health Psychology”
“….. I found a community, from which I have derived great support. EHPS is a fantastic organisation with a superb annual conference. Both health psychology science and practice are well represented”
“….. attending EHPS conferences helped me understand hot issues in HP ….. exposed me to top science and generated my new research ideas……EHPS conferences [are] a warm and glowing experience”
“…… connection to peers in the field of health psychology has been invaluable to my scientific career…… the conferences are an annual highlight, offering the latest health psychology research, excellent workshops and expert meetings, all in a constructive and friendly atmosphere”
State-of-the- art science
The EHPS is responsible for highly influential scientific publications
Psychology & Health
Psychology & Health (P&H) was the first EHPS journal, accepting all excellent research in health psychology. It supports Open Select, through which authors can choose to pay the publisher a fee to make your papers Open Access (although HPR also supports self-archiving (the ‘green road’ to Open Access).
Health Psychology Review
Health Psychology Review (HPR) focuses mainly on reviews and meta-analyses. It supports Open Select, through which authors can choose to pay the publisher a fee to make your papers Open Access (although HPR also supports self-archiving (the ‘green road’ to Open Access).
Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine
Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: an Open Access Journal (HPBM) publishes theoretical and empirical contributions on all aspects of research and practice into psychosocial, behavioral and biomedical influences on health.
Health Psychology Bulletin
Health Psychology Bulletin (HPB) is an open access journal specifically designed to address some problems in the way health psychology research is traditionally published. Because of these innovations, the journal has a dedicated Frequently Asked Questions page.
European Health Psychologist
The European Health Psychology (EHP) is the bulletin/newsletter of the EHPS, and publishes communications between members, contributions supporting the annual EHPS conference, as well as short empirical and debate papers.
PRACTICAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
About This Blog
Practical Health Psychology
Practical Health Psychology (PHP) is a blog about cutting edge Health Psychology and how to apply it in practice. The aim of PHP is to translate rigorous and peer reviewed research to simple and clear blog posts. These posts can be easily translated into practice. To receive the monthly posts, visit http://practicalhealthpsychology.com and sign up! You will then receive notifications when new blog posts become available. PHP uses social media (Facebook) to elaborate on and to discuss the posts, and you can also join the conversation on Twitter and follow @EHPSociety.
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Registration is now open
The registration is now open for the Bremen conference
EHPS Open Science SIG Student Award
Closing date for applications: Sunday May 14th 2023
Multiple EHPS grants are open for application!
Be sure to submit your application by 22nd May 2023 for one of the grants!