Forensic Psychiatry, aggression and impulsive behavior

Background and research focus

Research focus

  • GOA “Sterkte-gericht onderzoek bij geïnterneerden” 
  • Interuniversitary education in Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Strength based 
  • Neuroimaging in impulsive behavior and aggression
  • Mass murder


Professors and Guest Professors

Kurt Audenaert (contact person)

Frédéric Declercq

Postdoctoral researchers

Louis Favril (Department of Criminology, Penal Law and Social Law)

Monica Verhofstadt

PhD candidates

Hannelore Tandt (Ghent University Hospital)

Peter Wostyn (extern)

National and international collaborations


Defended PhDs (last 5 years)