Research projects2024-01-18T15:54:54+01:00

All Research projects

All current research projects Amsterdam UMC/VUmc Department of Psychiatry and GGZ inGeest are listed alphabetically below. You can filter on research theme by using the filter function on the right. Also, you can click on a research theme in the menu on the left for a shortlist of our r esearch projects.


Research projects PROSPER Research project PROSPER, the Prediction and treatment outcome study in PTSD and personality disorders, is a project that takes place at the Sinai Center, a center specialized in [...]


Research projects REACT Research project Brain dynamics in childhood trauma-related depression Many psychiatric conditions, including major depressive disorder (MDD), have been increasingly associated with dysfunctions in brain-wide network connectivity. Such network [...]


Research projects RECALL Research project The RECALL project (Rivastigmine for ECT-included Cognitive Adverse effects in Late Life Depression) is a double blind placebo controlled crossover trial at the department of old [...]

RESET – Medication

Research projects RESET (REStoring mood in Early life Trauma) - Medication Research project The RESET-medication study is a 6-week double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trial testing the efficacy of a 1-week treatment of the [...]

RESET – Psychotherapy

Research projects RESET (REStoring mood in Early life Trauma) – Psychotherapy Research project REStoring mood after Early life Trauma - the efficacy of trauma-focused therapy in patients with depression and childhood trauma [...]

REST study

Research projects REST study Research project With the REST study (REgistering Sleep during Trauma treatment) Hein van Marle aims to translate basic findings on the role of sleep in emotional memory [...]

Stress in Action

Research projects Stress in Action Research project Bringing the science of stress to daily-life The Stress in Action (SiA) Consortium aims to gain insight into the causes and consequences of daily-life stress, and [...]

Stress-EU Database

Research projects Stress-EU Database Research project The human response to acute stress can be studied in detail in controlled settings, usually in a laboratory environment. To this end, many studies employ [...]


Research projects T-BIDE Research project Efficacy of rTMS in Bipolar Depression With T-BIDE we aim to investigate the efficacy of low-frequency rTMS treatment in patients with treatment resistant bipolar depression. For [...]


Research projects TEMPO Research project Trial Examining Methods for Antidepressant Discontinuation TEMPO (Trial Examining Methods For Antidepressant Discontinuation) is a multi-centered double-blind randomized controlled trial of two different discontinuation strategies of [...]


Research projects TETRO Research project Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for patients with exposure therapy-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): TETRO - a multicenter randomized controlled trial Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a serious and [...]


Research projects TIPICCO Research project The TIPICCO project (TMS Induced Plasticity Improving Cognitive Control in OCD) is conducted as a joint project between the department of psychiatry at Amsterdam UMC/VUmc and [...]


Research projects TO_Aition Research project Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) such as myocardial infarction and stroke constitute the main cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, accounting for 3.9 million deaths in Europe (45% [...]

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