Dr. Antoinette van Laarhoven
Antoinette van Laarhoven is Assistant Professor of Health Psychology at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University. Her research focuses on the psychoneurobiology of itch and pain, with a special interest in unraveling the mechanisms of chronic itch and pain conditions, such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and post-burn itch. At the moment, she particularly focuses on the neurobiological processing (e.g., measured by EEG) of induced itch and pain by use of quantitative sensory testing (QST), and the role of expectations in the experience of these somatosensory sensations.Back to the people page
News and events
Prof. dr. Andrea Evers in (Dutch) TV program ‘Veelbelovend’ On 7th October Andrea Evers, from the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University, appeared in the second episode of a Dutch television show that is called ‘Veelbelovend [Promising]’.
Andrea Evers about the Future of eHealth in The Night of Arts and Science This year prof. dr. Andrea Evers is asked as guest speaker to talk about the future of eHealth on the fifth edition of the ‘Night of Arts and Science’-festival in Leiden.
Lecture Luana Colloca: ‘The nocebo effect: How expectations can make you sick’ Luana Colloca (bio) from the University of Maryland School of Nursing will visit Leiden University on 15 September (2017) to give a lecture about the nocebo effect.
Public day: e-health in practice On Friday, September 29 (8:30 till 17:00), the ‘Health, Prevention and the Human Life Cycle’ profile of the Leiden University, in which the Faculty of Social Sciences and the LUMC work together, organizes a public day entitled ‘E-health in practice: