Psycho-Oncology and Health-Related Quality of Life

  • Risk perception
  • Shared decison-making
  • Disease coping
  • Health-related quality of life

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Psycho-Oncology and Health-Related Quality of Life Research at Charité

The research group "Psycho-oncology and Health-Related Quality of Life" headed by PD Dr. Friederike Kendel investigates psychosocial factors in the context of various somatic diseases. The following questions and topics are adressed in research projects:

  • How do patients perceive risks of illness?
  • On what basis do patiens make decisions regarding diagnostic and therapy measures?
  • What factors are predictive of health-related quality of life?
  • Development and evaluation of continuing medical education

For more information about our current projects please visit our German webpage.