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Kaya Peerdeman wins ARPH Young Talent Award

Kaya Peerdeman, from the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit, Leiden University, received the ARPH Young Talent Award for her research into the role of expectations in the experience of physical complaints

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Liesbeth van Vliet receives 'For Women in Science'-award for placebo and communication research

Liesbeth Van Vliet gets the chance to work at the NIAS institute with her scholarship on her research into communication with patients and their relatives in serious, often incurable diseases.

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Special guests for the BENEFIT for all-project

Thursday 29th November, the BENEFIT for all-project was visited by special guests.

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Leiden university becomes first Dutch 'healthy university'

Leiden University is the first Dutch university to join the Healthy Universities international network. Lifestyle workshops, rewards for good behaviour and the latest interventions encourage students and staff to live more healthily.

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BLOG: Taking the power of expectations to the patient

How easily can you be influenced in your expectations? To what degree do your expectations influence you, for example, your symptoms when being ill or the effects of treatment? And how can such expectations be applied to optimize patient care?

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