Dissertations

Dissertations Amsterdam UMC, department of psychiatry, location VUmc (VU University) in 2019

  1. Premika Boedhoe – June 5, 2019
    The structure of the obsessive-compulsive brain: a worlwide effort.
    Supervisor: prof. O.A. van den Heuvel, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisor: L. Schmaal, PhD
  2. Ruth Klaming-Miller – May 28, 2019
    Vulnerability of memory function and the hippocampus. Risk and protective factors from neuropsychological and neuroimaging perspectives.
    Supervisor: prof. D.J. Veltman, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisors: H.C. Comijs, PhD; J. Annese, PhD 
  3. Hans Jeuring – April 12, 2019
    Time trends and long-term outcome of late-life depression: an epidemiological perspective.
    Supervisors: prof. A.T.F. Beekman, MD, PhD; prof. M.L. Stek, MD,PhD
    Co-supervisors: H.C. Comijs, PhD; M. Huisman, PhD
  4. Sascha Struijs – April 2,2019
    Psychological vulnerability in depressive and anxiety disorders.
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD; prof. Ph. Spinhoven, PhD
    Co-supervisor: F. Lamers, PhD
  5. Mandy Hu – March 11, 2019
    Cardiac autonomic activity in depression and anxiety. Heartfelt affilctions of the mind.
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD; prof. E.J.C. de Geus, PhD
    Co-supervisor: F. Lamers, PhD
  6. Jan Mokkenstorm – March 8, 2019
    On the road to zero suicides. Implementation studies.
    Supervisors: prof. J.H. Smit, PhD; prof. A. Kerkhof, PhD; prof. A.T.F. Beekman, MD, PhD
  7. Claudia Schuurhuizen – March 1, 2019
    Optimizing psychosocial support and symptom management for patients with advanced cancer: the TES cluster randomized trial. 
    Supervisors: prof. J. Dekker, PhD; prof. H. Verheul, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisors: I. Konings, PhD; A. Braamse, PhD
  8. Deborah Gibson-Smith – February 12, 2019
    The weight of depression. Epidemiological studies into obesity, dietary intake and mental health. (NESDA/ MoodFOOD) 
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD ; prof. M. Visser, PhD ; prof. I. Brouwer, PhD
    Co-supervisor: M. Bot, PhD
  9. Nadine Paans – February 11, 2019
    When you carry the weight of the world not only on your shoulders. Factors associating depression and obesity. (NESDA/MoodFOOD) 
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD; prof. M. Visser, PhD; prof. I. Brouwer, PhD
    Co-supervisor : M. Bot, PhD
  10. Sonja Rutten – February 1, 2019
    Shedding light on depressive, anxiety and sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease.
    Supervisors: prof. O.A. van den Heuvel, MD, PhD; prof. PhDY.D. van der Werf, PhD
    Co-supervisors: prof. H.W. Berendse, MD, PhD; C. Vriend, PhD
  11. Laura Blok- van Velzen – January 11, 2019
    The stressed and depressed brain.
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD; prof. D.J. Veltman, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisor: L. Schmaal, PhD

Dissertations VUmc psychiatry (VU University Amsterdam) in 2018

  1. Ilse Wielaard – December 14, 2018
    Childhood abuse and late-life depression. (NESDO)
    Supervisor: prof. M.L. Stek, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisors:  H.C. Comijs, PhD;  D. Rhebergen, MD, PhD
  2. Margot Metz – December 12, 2018
    Shared decision making in mental health care: the added value for patients and clinicians.
    Supervisors: prof. A.T.F. Beekman, MD, PhD; prof. C.M. van der Feltz-Cornelis, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisor: M.A. Veerbeek, PhD; prof. E. de Beurs, MD, PhD
  3. Dora Wynchank, MD – December 4, 2018
    The rythm of adult ADHD. On the relationships between ADHD, sleep and aging. (NESDA)
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD; prof. A.T.F. Beekman, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisors: J.J.S. Kooij, MD, PhD; D. Bijlenga, PhD
  4. Jolanda Meeuwissen – November 7, 2018
    The case for stepped care. Exploring the applicability and cost-utility of stepped care strategies in the management of depression.
    Supervisors: prof. A.J.L.M. van Balkom, MD, PhD; prof. F. Smit, PhD
  5. Marleen Wildschut – November 6, 2018 
    Survivors of early childhood trauma and emotional neglect: Who are they and what’s their diagnosis? 
    Supervisor: prof. J.H. Smit, PhD
    Co-supervisors: N. Draijer, PhD; W. Langeland, PhD
  6. Roxanne Gaspersz, MD – October 2, 2018
    Heterogeneity of Major Depressive Disorder: the role of anxious distress. (NESDA)
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD
    Co-supervisor: F. Lamers, PhD
  7. Flora Gossink, MD – April 20, 2018
    Late Onset Behavioral Changes: differentiating between bvFTD and psychiatric disorders in clinical practice.
    Supervisor: prof. M.L. Stek, MD, PhD; prof P. Scheltens, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisors: A. Dols, PhD; Y. Pijnenburg, MD, PhD
  8. Bart Hattink – April 12, 2018
    Needs-based enabling- and care technology for people with dementia and their carers. 
    Supervisor: prof. R.M. Dröes, PhD
    Co-supervisor: F.J.M. Meiland, PhD
  9. Roxanne Schaakxs – February 22, 2018
    Major depressive disorder across the life span: the role of chronological and biological age. (NESDA/NESDO)
    Supervisors: prof. B.W.J.H. Penninx, PhD; prof. A.T.F. Beekman, MD, PhD
    Co-supervisor: H. Comijs, PhD

Dissertations VUmc department of psychiatry 2010-2017