Eve Hyrkäs


Doctoral student
History of Sciences and Ideas


Eve Hyrkäs is a doctoral student in the History of Sciences and Ideas at the University of Oulu. In her doctoral dissertation, Hyrkäs examines the development of the Finnish psychosomatic thinking as a medical concept in the post-war era (1945-2000). Hyrkäs is a member of PROFI3 Fibrosis Diseasome -project, where the relations between health, social change and medical understanding of health problems are analyzed from the historical and sociocultural perspective.


  • History of medical thinking
  • History of psychosomatic medicine