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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.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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

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