Dr. Roos van der Vaart
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
Talk show Daphne op Dindag On Tuesday April 25 prof. dr. Andrea Evers was invited as a guest in the talk show ‘Daphne op Dindag’. She talked about the role placebo and nocebo effects can have in the treatment of physical and mental conditions.
Kaya Peerdeman wins EPP article award Kaya Peerdeman, PhD candidate at Andrea Evers’ research group at the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit, has won the EPP article award for the best academic paper of 2015-2016.
Prestigious Vici grant of 1.5 million euro for Andrea Evers for the power of expectations The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted Andrea Evers a Vici grant for her research proposal about the role of nocebo effects for insufficiently explained somatic symptoms
1st official SIPS conference on placebo studies From April 2 to April 4 2017, Andrea Evers and co-workers will host the 1st official conference on placebo studies. This conference will take place in Leiden, the Netherlands.