Roos van der Vaart, PhD
Roos van der Vaart is researcher at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University. Her research focuses on eHealth in chronic care and she is currently working on the development, implementation and evaluation of online cognitive behavior therapy for patients suffering from chronic pain. This project is part of a cooperation with the Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen and the University of Groningen to develop a complete online personal patient system for integrated diagnostics, referral and treatment for patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms. Besides this research, she coordinates the eHealth research meetings at our department and the Psychology Master elective course "Innovations in eHealth Care", starting February 2015.Back to the people page
News and events
Symposium 'Clinical Implications of Placebo Effects' On 21 June, 2018 a symposium about clinical implications of placebo effects will be held in Museum Boerhaave, Leiden.
With Regine Klinger, Luana Colloca, and Andrea Evers as speakers
Dissertation defense Maaike Ferwerda On June 20, 2018 Maaike Ferwerda will defend her dissertation about the development and effectiveness of a tailored guided internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy.
Health, Prevention and the Human Life Cycle Spring Event 2018 Announcement: Spring Event 'Data Science for Health & Prevention'
Thursday May 31th 13:30- 18:00
APS Scholar award PhD student Aleksandrina Skvortsova was awarded with one of the APS Scholar Awards for her presentation 'Conditioning of the neuroendocrine system: Learned oxytocin responses'.