Current University: Ghent University
Discipline: Health Psychology
Member since: March 2009
Liesbet Goubert is Full Professor of Health Psychology at Ghent University, Belgium. She is focusing on and supervising research on pain and chronic illness within a social context. A core research interest is on paediatric pain and the role of the parents. In her research, a diversity of methods is applied, including experimental research, diary methodology, behavioural observation, psychophysiological measurement, and cross-sectional and longitudinal questionnaire research. Her research has a substantial impact on the field, as is evidenced by the large number of theoretical and empirical papers published in high-impact journals, the obtained scientific awards, and the numerous invited presentations on international congresses and in international research groups.