Sophie Ribbers

Sophie Ribbers
Universität Witten/Herdecke · Chair of of Paediatric Pain Therapy and Pediatric Palliative Care

Master of Science


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Additional affiliations
October 2017 - present
Universität Witten/Herdecke
  • Research Assistant
September 2012 - July 2016
University of Groningen
Field of study
  • Psychology


Publications (6)
Pädiatrische Palliativversorgung ist eine aktive und umfassende Versorgung, die physische, emotionale, soziale und spirituelle Bausteine miteinander verbindet. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der höchstmöglichen Lebensqualität für das Kind und auf einer umfassenden Unterstützung der Familie. Zur Versorgung gehört die Therapie belastender Symptome, das Vo...
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Outcome measurement in pediatric palliative care (PPC) is receiving increasing attention. The FACETS-OF-PPC, a multidimensional outcome measure for children with severe neurological impairment, has been developed and partly validated. This study aimed to conclude the validity of the German version of the FACETS-OF-PPC. A multicenter prospective stu...
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Background Comprehensive outcome measurement in pediatric palliative care focusing on the entire unit of care, that is, the affected child and its family, is crucial to depict treatment effects. Despite its increasing relevance, no appropriate multidimensional outcome measures exist for the largest patient group in this field, namely children with...
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There is broad consensus on the utility of complex pictures in the assessment of simultanagnosia in patients with acquired brain injury (ABI). To overcome various shortcomings of current instruments, we have developed the Birthday Party Test (BPT); a picture description test that contains a neutral scene, a balanced representation of events, and pr...
Background The interest in outcome measurement in pediatric palliative care is rising. To date, the majority of studies investigating relevant outcomes of pediatric palliative care focus on children with cancer. Insight is lacking, however, about relevant outcome domains for children with severe neurological impairment and their families. Aim Th...
Conference Paper
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Spaced repetition learning is an approach for choosing the most efficient intervals between rehearsing learning content. Typically used for tasks like learning vocabulary it also offers great potential for content selection in learning games. Learning games do, however differ from classic spaced repetition learning approaches in that content is not...


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