P&H thesis defenses 2010

 

 

 

 

- Elsbeth Taminiau-Bloem, University of Amsterdam (November 3rd, 2010), Understanding changes in Quality of life in cancer patients: A cognitive interview approach. (Prof.dr. M.A.G. Sprangers, Prof.dr. C.C.E. Koning).

 

- Marike Schokker, Groningen University (September 29, 2010). Psychosocial outcomes in diabetes: the interplay of intra- and interpersonal factors. (Prof.dr. M. Hagedoorn).

 

- Philip Miles, Mercer/Utrecht University (September 28, 2010). Treatment fairness and group processes in times of turmoil: Implications for employee well-being. (Prof.dr. W. Schaufeli).

 

- Karlijn De Greef, Ghent University (August 19, 2010). Effects of intervention to promote daily physical activity in type 2 diabetes patients. (Prof.dr. I. De Bourdeadhuij).

 

- Marijn Prins, NIVEL/Utrecht University (June 11, 2010). Mental health care from the patient's perspective. A study of patients with anxiety and depression in general practice. (Prof.dr. J. Bensing).

 

Marieke Adriaanse, Utrecht University (March 5, 2010). Does planning facilitate self-regulation? The role of implementation intentions in the realisation of personal goals related to healthy eating. (Prof.dr. D.T.D. de Ridder & Prof.dr. J. de Wit)

 

Maurice Guiaux, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (February 5, 2010). Social adjustment to widowhood. Changes in personal relationships and loneliness before and after partner loss. (Prof.dr. T.G. van Tilburg & Dr. M.I. Broese van Groenou)

 

Dirk Franssens, Maastricht University (January 15, 2010). Sexual risk behavior and mental health of young gay men. (Prof.dr. H. Hospers & Prof.dr. G. Kok)

 

Bart Verkuil, Leiden University (January 10, 2010). Perseverative cognition. The impact of worry on health. (Prof.dr. S. Maes & Dr. J. Brosschot)

 

 

P&H thesis defenses 2009:

 

 

Karolijne van der Houwen, Utrecht University (November 4, 2009). The psychological aftermath of bereavement: Risk factors, mediating processes, and intervention. (Prof.dr. M.S. Stroebe-Harrold, Prof.dr. J. van den Bout, Prof.dr. W. Stroebe, & Dr. H.A.W. Schut)

 

Arthur Rademaker, UMC Utrecht University (October 30, 2009): Personality and adaptation to military trauma. (Prof.dr. R.J. Kleber & Dr. H.G.J.M. Vermetten)

 

Inge Henselmans, Groningen University (October 28, 2009): Psychological well-being and perceived control after a breast cancer diagnosis. (Prof.dr. A.V. Ranchor, Prof.dr. R. Sanderman, & Dr. J. de Vries)

 

Kim Smolderen, Tilburg University (October 23, 2009): Psychological burden in peripheral arterial disease: A call to action. (Prof.dr. J. Denollet, Dr. A.E. Aquarius, & Dr. P.W. Vriens)

 

Dr. Aline Pelle, Tilburg University (October 16, 2009): The complexity of psychological factors in cardiac disease. (Prof.dr. J.K.L. Denollet, Prof.dr. S.S. Pedersen, & Dr. B.M. Szabó)

 

 

P&H thesis defenses 2008:

Dr. Gjalt-Jorn Peters, Maastricht University (December 19, 2008): Determinants of ecstasy use and harm reduction strategies: informing evidence based intervention development. (Prof.dr. Gerjo Kok & Dr. Ch. Abraham).

 

Dr. Saskia Mérelle, Erasmus Rotterdam University (December 3, 2008): Migraine Trainers as Models: the effectiveness of lay trainers with migraine for behavioural attack prevention. (Prof.dr. J. Passchier, Prof.dr. L. van Doornen & Prof.dr. J. Bensing)

 

Dr. Giorgio Barbareschi, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen - SHARE (October 6, 2008): Socioeconomic status and the outcomes of chronic diseases (Prof.dr.R. Sanderman, Dr. A.V. Ranchor & Dr. T. Tuinstra)

Dr. Jochen Mikolajczak, Universiteit Maastricht (September 19, 2008): Promoting HIV-testing among MSM in the Netherlands. The systematic development of an online HIV-prevention intervention (Prof.dr. G. Kok & Prof.dr. H. Hospers)

Dr. Krista van den Broek, Tilburg University, department Psychology and Health, section Medical Psychology (September 19, 2008): Psychological effects of invasive interventions in heart rate disorders: A prospective and comparative follow-up study on AF ablation, biventricular pacing and ICD implantation (Prof.dr. J. Denollet)

Dr. Geeske ten Wolde, Leiden University (September 18, 2008): Does tailoring really make a difference? The development and evaluation of tailored interventions aimed at benzodiazepine cessation (Prof.dr. S. Maes & Prof.dr. A. Dijkstra [Rijksuniversiteit Groningen])

Dr. Esther Papies, UU-FSS, Sociale & Organisatiepsychologie (June 20, 2008): The allure of forbidden fruit: A goal conflict perspective on dieting (Prof.dr. W. Stroebe & Prof.dr. H. Aarts)

 

Dr. Else Zantinge, Utrecht University, NIVEL (June 12, 2008): Doctor, can you spare some time? The role of workload in general practitioners' involvement in patients' mental health problems (Prof.dr. J.M. Bensing, Prof.dr. K. van der Meer, Dr. P.F.M. Verhaak & Dr. D.H. de Bakker)


Dr. Geertje van Daalen, UvT-FSS, Arbeid & Organisatie (March 14, 2008): Examining the relationship between social support, work-family conflict and well-being (Prof.dr. T.M. Willemsen & Prof.dr. K. Sanders)


P&H thesis defenses 2007:

Dr. Jill Whittingham, UM, Experimentele Psychologie (December 21, 2007): The proof of the campaign is in the testing (Prof.dr. G.Kok)

Dr. Karin van der Hiele, UL-MED, LUMC, Neurologie (November 29, 2007): EEG during memory activation: A study of early functional brain changes in Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease (Prof.dr. H. Middelkoop & Prof.dr. M.A. Buchem)

Dr. Bart Thoolen, UU-FSS, Gezondheidspsychologie (October 24, 2007): Beyond good intentions. The effectiveness of a proactive self-management intervention in patients with screen-detected type 2 diabetes (Prof.dr.D. de Ridder & Prof.dr. J. Bensing)

Dr. Maike ter Wolbeek, UU-FSS, Gezondheidspsychologie (September 28, 2007): Vermoeidheid bij adolescenten; psychologische, endocriene en immunologische aspecten (Prof.dr. L.J.P. van Doornen & Prof.dr. C.J. Heijen)

Dr. Mieke Sonnenschein, UU-FSS, Gezondheidspsychologie (June 18, 2007): Sick with burnout, clarified through diaries (Prof.dr. M.J. Sorbi, Prof.dr. L.J.P. van Doornen & Prof.dr. W.B. Schaufeli)

Dr. Leoniek Wijngaards-de Meij, UU-FSS, Klinische Psychologie (June 8, 2007): Psychological adjustment among bereaved parents: individual and interpersonal predictors (Prof.dr. W. Stroebe, Prof.dr. J. van den Bout & Prof.dr. P.G.M. van der Heijden)

Dr. Despoina Xanthopoulou, UU-FSS, Sociale & Organisatiepsychologie (March 30, 2007): A work psychological model that works: Expanding the Job Demands-Resources model (Prof.dr. A.B. Bakker)

Dr. Saar Langelaan, UU-FSS, Sociale en Organisatiepsychologie (February 16, 2007): Burnout and work engagement: Exploring individual and psychophysiological differences (Prof.dr. W.B. Schaufeli, Prof.dr. L.J.P. van Doornen & Prof.dr. A.B. Bakker)


P&H thesis defenses 2006:

Dr. Bas Steunenberg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Psychology (December 19, 2006): Personality and Depression in Later Life - A longitudinal Study into the Association between Personality and Depression in Later Life (Prof.dr. A.J.F.M. Kerkhof & Prof.dr. A.T.F. Beekman)

Dr. Annet Kleiboer, Health Psychology, Utrecht University (December 11, 2006): Couples dealing with multiple sclerosis. A diary study examining the effects of spousal interactions on well-being (Prof. Dr. J. Bensing, Prof. Dr. J.J. Hox & Dr. R.G. Kuijer)

Dr. Linda Zandbelt, UvA - MED, AMC, Medische Psychologie (December 8, 2006): Patient-centred communication in the medical specialist consultation (Prof.dr.J.C.J.M. de Haes & Dr. E.M. Smets)

Dr. Paula Mommersteeg, UU-FSS, Gezondheidspsychologie (October 6, 2006): The psychophysiology of burnout (Prof. dr. Lorenz van Doornen & Prof. dr.Coby Heijnen)

Dr. Mietje Craeynest, Universiteit van Gent - GGW, Bewegings- en Sportwetenschappen (September 7, 2006): Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents. The role of implicit cognitions towards food and physical activity (Prof. dr. G. Crombez & Prof. dr. I. De Bourdeaudhuij)

Dr. Petra De Vlieger, Universiteit Gent (July 7, 2006): The costs of attempting to control uncontrollable pain: An experimental and clinical investigation (Prof. Dr. Geert Crombez)

Dr. Esther Hartman, AMC/UvA, afdeling Medische Psychologie (June 23, 2006): Quality of Life and care needs of people born with anorectal malformations or Hirschsprung's disease (Prof.dr. H. de Haes, H. Heij, Dr. D. Aronson & Dr. M. Sprangers)

Dr. Inez van Korlaar, UL-MED, LUMC, Medische psychologie (June 14, 2006): Venous thrombosis: a patient's view (Prof. dr. F. Rosendaal & Prof. Dr. A. Kaptein)

Dr. Audrey Eertmans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Onderzoeksgroep voor stress, gezondheid en welzijn (June 8, 2006): Sensory-affective and other determinants of food choice: their relative importance and variability across individuals and situations (Prof.dr. O. Van den Bergh & Dr. M. Vansant)

Dr. Barbara Zwirs, Centre for Migration and Child Health (UMC/WKZ) (May 19, 2006): Externalizing disorders among children of different ethnic origin in the Netherlands (Prof. dr. T.W.J. Schulpen & Prof. dr. J.K. Buitelaar)

Dr. Sonja Spoor, Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University (April 12, 2006): Feeling bad, fat or ugly: Inner body versus outward appearance in women (Prof.dr. G.L. van Heck, Dr. M.H.J. Bekker & Dr. T. van Strien)

Dr. Karen van Rijswijk, Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University (February 10, 2006): It’s about time: Part-time, flex-time and a healthy work-home balance (Prof.dr. C.G. Rutte, Prof.dr. G.L. van Heck, & Dr. M.H.J. Bekker)

Dr. Loes Wiggers, AMC / Universiteit van Amsterdam (January 27, 2006): Comparison of Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Nicotine Replacement Therapy combined with the Minimal Intervention Strategy for smoking cessation in cardiovascular outpatients (Prof. dr. J.C.J.M. de Haes, Dr. D.A. Legemate & Dr. E.M. Smets)

Dr. Eelco Olde, Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University (January 13, 2006): Childbirth-related posttraumatic stress: A prospective longitudinal study on risk (Prof.dr. Onno van der Hart & Prof.dr. R.J. Kleber)


P&H thesis defenses 2005:

Dr. Annelies Aquarius, Department of Psychology, Tilburg University (December 16, 2005): Patient-based outcomes in peripheral arterial disease: The role of psychological factors (Prof.dr. G. van Heck, Dr. J. Denollet & Dr. J. de Vries)

Dr. Hendrik Roozen, Department of Clinical Psychology, Free University; KENTRON Roosendaal (November 29, 2005): Community reinforcement approach and naltrexone in the treatment of addiction (Prof.dr. A. Kerkhof, Prof.dr. W. van den Brink, Prof.dr. Schippers & Dr. C. de Jong)

Dr. Arwen Pieterse, NIVEL (November 16, 2005): Counselees’ needs and their reflection in cancer genetic counselling: An analysis of the initial consultation (Prof.dr. J.M. Bensing, Prof. Dr. F.A. Breemer, Dr. A.M. van Dulmen & Dr. M.G.E.M. Ausems)

Dr. Natascha de Hoog, Sociale en Organisatie Psychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (October 27, 2005): Fear arousing communications, defensive processing and change (Prof.dr. W. Stroebe & Dr. J. de Wit)

Dr. Paul Boelen, Klinische Psychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (October 21, 2005): Complicated grief: Assessment, Theory and Treatment (Prof. dr. J. van den Bout & Prof. dr. M. van den Hout)

Dr. Natasja van Vegchel, Sociale en Organisatie Psychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (September 16, 2005): Two models at work: A study of interactions and specificity in relation to the Demand-Control Model and the Effort-Reward Imbalance Model (Prof.dr. W.B. Schaufeli, Dr. J. de Jonge & Dr. C. Dormann)

Dr. Karin Hendriks, Universiteit Utrecht Geneeskunde (September 14, 2005): Familial Arrhytthmia. Psychological impact (Prof.dr. J. van den Bout & Dr. H. ten Kroode)

Dr. Ercolie Bossema, Universiteit Utrecht, Gezondheidspsychologie (June 13, 2005): Effects of carotid endarterectomy on cognitive functioning and perceived health (Prof.dr. L.J.P. van Doornen & Dr. A.N. Brand)

Dr. Carolijn Ouwehand, Universiteit Utrecht, Gezondheidspsychologie (June 3, 2005): Proactive coping and succesful aging (Prof.dr. J. Bensing & Prof.dr. D. de Ridder)

Dr. Debbie Tromp, Universiteit Utrecht, Geneeskunde (June 1, 2005): Head and neck cancer: Factors related to patient delay in seeking medical care (Prof.dr. J.A.M. Winnubst, Prof.dr. G.J. Hordijk & Dr. J.R.J. de Leeuw)

Dr. Steven De Peuter, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Onderzoeksgroep voor stress, gezondheid en welzijn (May 30, 2005): Symptom perception in asthma: The role of psychological processes (Prof. dr. Omer Van den Bergh, Prof. Dr. Geert Verleden & Prof. Dr. M. Demedts)

Dr. Victor Spoormaker, Universiteit Utrecht, Klinische psychologie (May 19, 2005): Nightmares: Assessment, theory, and treatment (Prof.dr. J. van den Bout)

Dr. Marieke Zwaanswijk, Nivel (May 18, 2005): Pathways to care. Help-seeking for child and adolescent mental health problems (Prof. dr. J. M. Bensing & Prof. dr. F. C. Verhulst)

Dr. Marije van der Lee, Universiteit Utrecht, Klinische psychologie (May 12, 2005): Before euthanasia and thereafter. Depression in terminally ill cancer patients and grief in their relatives (Prof. J. van den Bout & Prof. A.P.M. Heintz)

Dr. Wendy Mensink, Sociale en Organisatiepsychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (April 15, 2005): Why dieting fails: Testing a goal conflict model of eating behavior (Prof.dr. W. Stroebe & Dr. H. Schut)

Dr. Iris Weijman, Werkgroep Psychologie van Gezondheid en Ziekte, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht (March 1, 2005): Diabetes at work. Fatigue in relation to job characteristics, diabetes symptoms and self-management (Prof.dr. J. Winnubst, Prof.dr. G. Rutten, Prof.dr. W. Schaufeli & Dr. W.J.G. Ros)

Dr. Michelle Hendriks, Klinische Gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit van Tilburg (February 25, 2005): On the functions of adult crying: The intrapersonal and interpersonal consequences of tears (Prof.dr. Ad.J.J.M. Vingerhoets)

Dr. Helena Kamphuis, Werkgroep Psychologie van Gezondheid & Ziekte, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht (January 11, 2005): In rhythm.The impact of an ICD on quality of life (Prof. dr. J.A.M. Winnubst & Prof. dr. R.N.W Hauer)


P&H thesis defenses 2004:

Dr. Kate Joekes, Klinische en Gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit Leiden (October 12, 2004): Self-management and quality of life in congestive heart failure patients; self-regulation theory and the role of a partner's goal support (titel project, geen proefschrift ontvangen) (Prof. dr. Stan Maes & Prof.dr. Therese van Elderen)

Dr. Benedicte Deforche, Bewegings- en sportwetenschappen, Universiteit Gent (October 5, 2004): Physical activity and fitness in overweight and obese youngsters (Prof.dr. I. De Bourdeaudhuij & Prof.dr. J. Bouckaert)

Dr. Corneel Vandelanotte, Bewegings- en Sportwetenschappen, Universiteit Gent (October 4, 2004): Development, evaluation and implementation of a computerised and individualised intervention for increasing physical activity and decreasing fat intake (Prof. dr. I De Bourdeaudhuij, Prof. dr. J. Bouckaert, Prof. dr. P. van Oost, Prof. dr. G. de Bakker & Prof. dr. E. Musch)

Dr. Rosemarie Arnold, Northern Centre of Health Care Research, Groningen University (September 15, 2004): Quality of life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Chronic Heart Failure: Disease specific and generic factors in adaptation to illness (Prof. dr. R. Sanderman, Prof. dr. G.H. Koeter, Dr. A.V. Ranchor & Dr. M.L.J. de Jongste)

Dr. Joost Keers, Noordelijk Centrum voor Gezondheidsvraagstukken (NCG), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (September 15, 2004): Diabetes rehabilitation: effects and utilization of a Multidisciplinary Intensive Education Programme (Prof. dr. R. Sanderman, Prof. dr. R.O.B. Gans, Dr. J. Bouma & Dr. T.P. Links)

Dr. Antje Eugster, Klinische en Gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit van Tilburg (September 10, 2004): Psychological and psychobiological factors as predictors of treatment outcome after In Vitro Fertilisation (ivf) (Prof. dr. G. van Heck, Prof. dr. A. Vingerhoets & Prof. dr. J. Merkus)

Dr. Junilla Larsen, Gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (September 3, 2004): Psychological predictors of outcome after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity (Prof.dr. L.J.P. van Doornen, Prof.dr. W. Stroebe, Dr. R. Geenen & Dr. B. van Ramhorst)

Dr. Sandra Boersma, Department of Clinic & Health Psychology, Leiden University (June 3, 2004): A self-regulation perspective on emotional distress and health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction (Prof.dr. S. Maes & Prof.dr. T. van Elderen)

Dr. Henriët van Middendorp, Gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (May 14, 2004): Emotion Regulation in Rheumatoid Arthritis (Prof. dr. L.P.J. van Doornen, Prof. dr. J.W.J. Bijlsma, Dr. R. Geenen & Dr. M. Sorbi)

Dr. Ismay Kremers, Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University (May 13, 2004): Remembering autobiographical events in Borderline Personality Disorder (Prof. dr. Ph. Spinhoven, Prof.dr. van Dyck & Prof.dr. van der Does)

Dr. Stefaan van Damme, Gedragstherapie en Psychologische begeleiding (April 1, 2004): Attention to pain and signals of impeding pain: a cognitive-affective approach (Prof. dr. G. Crombez)

Dr. Gerda Verkerk, Klinische gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit van Tilburg (March 24, 2004): Prevention of Postpartum Depression (Prof. dr. G.L. van Heck & Prof. dr. M.J.M. van Son)

Dr. Liesbet Goubert, Gedragstherapie en Psychologische Begeleiding, Ghent University (March 11, 2004): Aandachtsafleiding en blootstelling bij patiënten met chronische rugpijn: Een experimentele analyse (Prof. dr. G. Crombez)

Dr. Lissy Terhell, Sociology en Social Gerontology, Free University Amsterdam (January 22, 2004): Changes in the personal network after divorce (Prof.dr. K. Knipscheer, Dr. M.I. Broese van Groenou & Dr. T.G. van Tilburg)


P&H thesis defenses 2003:

Dr. Elpine de Boer, Social & Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (December 8, 2003): Perceived Unfairness at Work as predictor of Employees’ Health and Absence behavior (Prof. Dr. W.B. Schaufeli, Dr. A.B. Bakker & Dr. J.E. Syroit)

Dr. Janna Deelstra, Social & Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (October 17, 2003): The downside of social support: About the negative effects of receiving social support at work (Prof.dr. W.B. Schaufeli, Prof.dr. W. Stroebe, Prof.dr. F.R.H. Zijlstra & Dr. M.A.W. Peeters)

Dr. Marja Aartsen, Sociologie & Sociale Gerontologie, Vrije Universiteit (October 9, 2003): On the interrelationship between cognitive and social functioning in older age (Prof.dr. C.P.M. Knipscheer)

Dr. Youli Pomaki, Klinische & Gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit Leiden (October 2, 2003): Self-regulation at work (Prof.dr. S. Maes)

Dr. Rafaële Huntjens, Klinische Psychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (September 26, 2003): Apparent Amnesia (Prof.dr. O. van der Hart, Dr. L. Woertman, Dr. A. Postma, & Dr. M. Peters)

Dr. Eleonore van der Ploeg, Klinische Psychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (June 11, 2003): Psychische vermoeidheid, ingrijpende gebeurtenissen op het werk en controleverlies (Prof.dr. RolfKleber)

Dr. Ilse Van Diest, Research Group for Stress, Health and Well-being, University of Leuven (May 15, 2003): Hyperventilation induced Hypocapnia: psychological causes and consequences (Prof.dr. O. van den Bergh & Prof.dr. K.P. Van de Woestijn)

Dr. Anthony Montgomery, Social and Organization Psychology, University of Utrecht (May 12, 2003): Work, home and well-being: The influence of social exchange processes on global and specific health and well-being (Prof.dr. W.B. Schaufeli & Dr. M. Peeters)

Dr. Marina Jonkers, Klinische Psychologie, Universiteit Utrecht (May 9, 2003): Child health care policy on psychosocial problems among children of migrants (Prof.dr. Ingleby)

Dr. Heidi Stiegelis, Noordelijk Centrum voor Gezondheidsvraagstukken (NCG), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (April 2, 2003): The influence of audiotaped social comparison information on the quality of life of patients who are undergoing Radiation Therapy (Prof.dr. A.P. Buunk & Prof.dr. R. Sanderman)

Dr. Frederike Jörg, Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht University Hospital (February 28, 2003): Integrated needs assessment for elderly and physically handicapped persons (Prof.dr. A.J.P. Schrijvers & Dr. M.W.M. Post)

Dr. Mike Echteld, Klinische & Gezondheidspsychologie, Universiteit Leiden (January 16, 2003): Modelling predictors of quality of life after coronary angioplasty (Prof.dr. S. Maes)


P&H thesis defenses 2002:

Dr. Monique Renssen, Clinical Psychology, University Amsterdam (November 11, 2002): Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for traffic accident traumatized victims (Prof.dr. A.J.F.M.Kerkhof)

Dr. Joan van Horn, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (September 13, 2002): Teacher burnout: A flickering flame. An empirical study on burnout among teachers from a social exchange perspective (Prof.dr. W. Schaufeli)

Dr. Winnie Winters, Research Group for Stress, Health and Well-being, University of Leuven (July 2, 2002): Modulating factors in 'acquiring' health complaints: a conditioning view on the development of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (Prof. dr. O. van den Bergh)

Dr. Marjan Gorgiesvki, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (June 17, 2002): Hanging on to a highly stressful work situation and it's health related consequences: an extension of the Investment Model (Prof.dr. W.B. Schaufeli, Prof.dr. P.G.M. van der Heijden & Dr. A. Bakker)

Dr. Maya Schroevers, Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University Groningen (May 29, 2002): Long-term psychosocial adjustment to cancer: a follow-up eight years after diagnosis ( Prof.dr. R. Sanderman & Dr. A.V. Ranchor)

Dr. Desirée Helder, Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University (April 11, 2002): Living with Huntington’s disease: coping mechanisms and illness perceptions of patients and partners (Prof.dr. R.A.C. Roos, Prof.dr. G.M.J. van Kempen & Dr. A.A. Kaptein)


P&H thesis defenses 2001:

Dr. Stephan Devriese, Research Group for Stress, Health and Well-being, University of Leuven (December 21, 2001): Post-conditioning phenomena in a learning model of multiple chemical sensitivity (Prof.dr. O. Van den Bergh & Prof.dr. P. Eelen)

Dr. Greet Cardon, Vakgroep Bewegings- en Sportwetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, België (July 4, 2001): De effectiviteit van rugscholing in het basisonderwijs ( Prof.dr. D. De Clercq & Dr. I. De Bourdeaudhuij)

Dr. Marijda Fournier, Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University (November 29, 2001): Optimism and adaptation of chronically ill patients (Prof.dr. J.M. Bensing & Dr. D.T.D. de Ridder)

Dr. Enny Das, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (November 9, 2001): The impact of fear appeals on health persuasion: a dual-process analysis (Prof.dr. W. Stroebe & Dr. J. de Wit)

Dr. Paul Knuijt, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (October 31, 2001): Processing of orthographic information by poor readers (Prof.dr. E.H.F. de Haan & Dr. E.M.H. Assink)

Dr. Alfredo d'Alfonso, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (October 26, 2001): Clinical and research applications of transcranial magnetic stimulation (Prof.dr. E.H.F. de Haan, Dr. E.J. van Honk & Dr. A. Postma)

Dr. Tony van Vliet, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (September 21, 2001): Homesickness: Antecedents, Consequences and Mediating Processes (Prof.dr. W. Stroebe & Dr. H.A.W. Schut)

Dr. Evelien Brouwers, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Tilburg University (June 7, 2001): Low-normal maternal thyroid function during early pregnancy and the psychomotor development of the child (Prof.dr. G.L. van Heck & Dr. V.J.M. Pop)

Dr. Efi Panagopoulou, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University (June 7, 2001): Social sharing and coping with coronary artery bypass surgery (Prof.dr. S. Maes)

Dr. Trudy Mooren, Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University (June 1, 2001): Gezondheid en omgaan met geweld, migratie en acculturatie bij Bosnische getroffenen (Prof.dr. R.J. Kleber & Prof.dr. M.J.M. van Son)

Dr. Berna van Baarsen, Sociology and Social Gerontology, VU University Amsterdam (May 23, 2001): Adaptation to widowhood and the outcomes for personal relationships and well-being (Prof.dr. C.P.M. Knipscheer, Prof.dr. T.A.B. Snijders & Dr. J.H. Smit)

Dr. Irma Kruijver, NIVEL (May 18, 2001): Communication between admitted cancer patients and nurses: evaluation of the effect of a communication skills training program on nurse and patient outcomes (Prof.dr. J.M. Bensing, Prof.dr.H.B.M. van de Wiel (RUG) & Dr. A. Kerkstra (NIVEL))

Dr. André Aleman, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (April 6, 2001): Hallucinations: cognitive dysfunction and physiological basis (Prof.dr. E.H.F. de Haan, Prof.dr. R.S. Kahn, & Dr. K.B.E. Böcker)

Dr. Roy Kessels, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (February 2, 2001): De neuropsychologie van het menslijk geheugen (Prof.dr. E.H.F. de Haan & Dr. A. Postma)


P&H thesis defenses 2000:

Dr. Iris Dijkstra, Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University (December 1, 2000): Family bereavement: A study of coping in couples (Prof. dr. J. van den Bout, Prof. dr. W. Stroebe, Dr. H.A.W. Schut & Dr. M.S. Stroebe)

Dr. Vivan Kraaij, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Leiden University (November 28, 2000): Traumatic experiences: Their influence on suicidal and non-suicidal depression in the elderly (Prof. dr. A.J.F.M. Kerkhof, Prof. dr. S.M.J.G. Maes, & Dr. E.J. de Wilde)

Dr. Gerdien Weert-van Oene, Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht University Hospital (November 2, 2000): Noncompliance in inpatient care for substance dependent patients (Prof. dr. A.J.P. Schrijvers, Prof. dr. G.M. Schippers & Dr. C.A.J. de Jong)

Dr. Caroline Dekkers, Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University (September 19, 2000): Psychological and psychobiological determinants of the disease course and invalidity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis of recent onset (Prof. dr. L.J.P. van Doornen, Prof. dr. J.W.J. Bijlsma, Dr. R. Geenen & Dr. G. Godaert)

Dr. Susan Meijer, Medical Psychology, Utrecht University (May 16, 2000): Effects of a social skills training for children and adolescents with a chronic illness (Prof. dr. W.H.G. Wolters, Prof. dr. G.J. Mellenbergh (University of Amsterdam), & Dr. G. Sinnema)

Dr. Eamonn Hanson, Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University (January 28, 2000): Exploring the short-term effects of effort-reward imbalance. Daily and within-day psychological and physiological measurements (Prof. dr. W.B. Schaufeli, Prof. dr. G.J. Mellenbergh (University of Amsterdam), Dr. G. Godaert & Dr. C. Maas)


P&H thesis defenses 1999:

Dr. Mirjam Valk, Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht University Hospital (December 10, 1999): Urinary incontinence in psychogeriatric nursing home patients. Prevalence and determinants (Prof. dr. A.J.P. Schrijvers & Prof. dr. H.J.M. Cools)

Dr. Angelique de Rijk, Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University (December 3, 1999): The psychosocial context of fatigue (Prof. dr. J.M. Bensing & Dr. K. Schreurs)

Dr. Wilma Caris-Verhallen, NIVEL (November 12, 1999): Nurse-patient communication in elderly care. An observation study into verbal and nonverbal communication in nursing practice (Prof. dr. J.M. Bensing, Prof. dr. M. Grijpdonck & Dr. A. Kerkstra)

Dr. Atie van Helden-Lankhaar, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (October 28, 1999): Words in progress: Taxonomic relations and novel compounds in lexical development (Prof. dr. E.H.F. de Haan, Prof. dr. R. Schreuder, Dr. L.H. Elbers & Dr. W.A. van Loon-Vervoorn)

Dr. Nicolien Kop, Department of Social & Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (October 15, 1999): Blauw licht in het donker: Een onderzoek naar burn-out van en conflictbehandeling door politieagenten (Prof. dr. W.B. Schaufeli, Prof. dr. E. van der Vliert & Dr. M.C. Euwema)

Dr. Monique Schmitt, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (October 13, 1999): Modality specificity in the spatial attention system (Prof. dr. E.H.F. de Haan & Dr. A. Postma)

Dr. Mirjam Klein Wassink, Department of Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University (September 24, 1999): Betekenis in ontwikkeling: Onderzoek naar persoonsontwikkeling tijdens de volwassenheid (Development in meaning making: A study of person development in adulthood) (Prof. dr. P.G. Heymans & Dr. E.S. Kunnen)

 

Dr. Bob M. Fennis, Department of Social & Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University ( September 2, 1999): Health on television: Studies on the content and effects of mass-media messages. (Prof.dr. J. Groebel, Prof.dr. P. Schnabel and Dr. A. Kalma).


Dr. Rob Markus, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (June 18, 1999): The relation between stress, food and mood: A role for brain serotonin (Prof. dr. E.H.F. de Haan, Prof. B. Olivier, Dr. G. Panhuysen, Dr. A. Tuiten & Dr. H. Koppeschaar)

Dr. Marjan Theunissen, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (April 26, 1999): Active taste perception (Prof. dr. E.P. Köster & Prof. dr. J.H.A. Kroeze)


P&H thesis defenses 1998:

Dr. Miranda van Tilburg, Department of Psychology, Tilburg University (September 25, 1998): When it hurts leaving home: Psychological and psychobiological aspects of homesickness (Prof. dr. G.L. van Heck & Prof. dr. A.J.J.M. Vingerhoets)

Dr. Monique Heijmans, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Utrecht University (June 5, 1998): Cognitive representations of chronic disease (Prof. dr. J.M. Bensing & Dr. D. de Ridder)

Dr. Brigitte Boon, Department of Social & Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (April 24, 1998): Why dieters overeat: On the cognitive regulation of eating behaviour (Prof. dr. W. Stroebe, Dr. H.A.W. Schut & Dr. A. Jansen (Maastricht University))

Dr. Robert Hulsman, NIVEL (March 24, 1998): Communication skills of medical specialists in oncology: Development and evaluation of a computer-assisted instruction program (Prof. dr. J.A.M. Winnubst, Prof. dr. J.M. Bensing & Dr. W. Ros)

Dr. Esther Hosli, Department of Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University (January 16, 1998): Ziektebegrip bij kinderen: De ontwikkeling van het denken over ziekte (Children’s thinking about formal and everyday aspects of illness) (Prof. dr. P.G. Heymans & Prof. dr. E. Elbers)


P&H thesis defenses 1997:

Dr. Shida van der Burg, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Utrecht University (December 3, 1997): Na de overval: Het verloop van de psychische gevolgen gedurende het eerste half jaar na een overval bij medewerkers van spaarbanken (After the robbery: The course of the psychological consequences in employees of Dutch saving banks during the first six months following a robbery) (Prof. dr. J. van den Bout & Prof. dr. M. van Son)

Dr. Ivan Nyklicek, Department of Psychology, Tilburg University (November 14, 1997): Blood pressure and coping with aversive stimulation (Prof. dr. G.L. van Heck & Prof. dr. A.J.J.M. Vingerhoets)

Dr. Yvonne Sterken, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (November 14, 1997): Frames of reference in visual localization (Prof. dr. E.H.F. de Haan & Dr. A. Postma)

Dr. Peter Greeven, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Utrecht University (November 13, 1997): Treatment outcome in personality disordered forensic patients: An empirical study (Prof. dr. M.J.M. van Son, Prof. dr. P.G.M. van der Heijden & Dr. C. de Ruiter (Dr. Henri van der Hoeven Kliniek, Utrecht))

Dr. Chris Verhoeven, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Leiden University (May 22, 1997): Wellness effects of a worksite health promotion program (Prof. dr. S. Maes & Dr. F. Kittel)

Dr. Dirk van Dierendonck, Department of Social & Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University (January 24, 1997): Balancing and take: An equity approach to burnout (Prof. dr. W.B. Schaufeli & Prof. dr. B.P. Buunk (Groningen University))

Dr. Ella Arensman, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Leiden University (January 16, 1997): Attempted suicide: Epidemiology and classification (Prof. dr. A. Kerkhof)

Dr. Winnie Gebhardt, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, Leiden University (January 7, 1997): Health Behaviour Goal Model: Towards a theoretical framework of behaviour change (Prof. dr. S. Maes)


P&H thesis defenses 1996:

Dr. Atie van den Brink-Muinen, NIVEL (November 1, 1996): Gender, health and health care in general practice: a comparison between women’s health care and regular health care (Prof. dr. J.M. Bensing & Prof. dr. B. Meyboom-de Jong)

Dr. Jolanda de Vries, Department of Psychology, Tilburg University (September 16, 1996): Beyond health status: Construction and validation of the Dutch WO Quality of Life assessment instrument (Prof. dr. G.L. van Heck)

Dr. Emile van der Zee, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (June 13, 1996): Spatial knowledge and spatial language: A theoretical and empirical investigation (Prof. dr. P. Vroon, Prof. dr. R. Jackendorff (Brandeis University), Dr. R. van Hezewijk & Dr. G. Panhuysen)


P&H thesis defenses 1995:

Dr. Jur Furda, Clinical & Health Psychology, Utrecht University (December 1, 1995): Werk, persoon en welzijn: Een toetsingm van het Job Demand-Control Model (Work, person, and well-being: A test of the Job Demand-Control Model) (Prof. dr. P. Schnabel, Prof. dr. Th. Meijman (Groningen University), & Dr. P.J.G. Schreurs)

Dr. Monique Smeets, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (September 29, 1995): Body size estimation research in Anorexia Nervosa: Breaking the deadlock (Prof. dr. P.A. Vroon, Prof. dr. J.D. Ingleby, Dr. G.E.M. Panhuysen & Dr. W.H. Hoek)

Dr. Goran Kattenberg, Department of Psychonomics, Utrecht University (June 19, 1995): Word identification by poor and normal readers at the whole word, single letter, and letter cluster level (Prof. dr. E.H.F. de Haan & Dr. E.H.M. Assink)