the good life's end



Martijn Hagens graduated cum laude as a Master of Science in Social Psychology and Developmental Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. He is specialised as a trainer in Social Psychology. In Developmental Psychology he is specialised as a gerontologist and clinical neuropsychologist.

During his studies he has done literature research into cultural differences in palliative care with minority group patients in the Netherlands (see |research|). It can be concluded that (individual and cultural) differences exist in opinions about ‘good’ communication around death.

Since 2012 he has been working as a junior researcher at the EMGO+ Institute at the VU Medical Center. He researches demedicalised assistance in suicide and has published two articles on the subject. For more information see | research |.