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PhD Defence by Anna Gerge

PhD Defence by Anna Gerge

Anna Gerge defends her PhD Thesis: Psychotherapeutic development – Assessment of pictures through development of the SATPA – a safety assessment tool of pictorial artefacts


03.05.2018 kl. 13.30 - 16.30


About the thesis

This article-based thesis reports the development of an assessment tool, the SATPA – a Safety Assessment Tool of Pictorial Artefacts, for determining levels of safety in pictures in line with the concept neuroception, defined as a continuous, partially unaware assessment of whether situations are safe, worrying or life-threatening.  

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About Anna Gerge

PhD supervisors:

PhD. Ass. Prof. Inge Nygaard Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark
PhD. Ass. Prof. Gustavo Gattino, Aalborg University, Denmark (Assistant PhD supervisor)

PhD committee:

Professor Cathy McKinney, Appalachian State university / Aalborg University, Denmark
PhD, Prof. emerita Eva Skåreus, Umeå Universitet, Sweden,
PhD, Prof. Michelle Forinash, Lesley Unversity, USA


The defence is followed by a reception.

Everybody is welcome!



Department of Communication and Psychology


Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg in room 4.521, Second floor, Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg.

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