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Dutch Kidney Foundation grant
Prof. dr. Andrea Evers and dr. Henriet van Middendorp have received a grant from the Dutch Kidney Foundation to study the effects of a eHealth self-management program.
Prof. dr. Andrea Evers about the placebo-effect in (Dutch) TV program ‘Zorg.nu’.
Prof. dr. Andrea Evers and two of her PhD students, Judith Tekampe and Lemmy Schakel, were part of the (Dutch) TV program Zorg.nu about the role of placebo-effects in healthcare.
NWO grant for Andrea Evers and Jelle van Leusden
Prof. dr. Andrea Evers has received an NWO research talent grant with Jelle van Leusden as the PhD candidate. This grant enables them to start a research project to examine whether the circadian rhythm can be conditioned during sleep.
Expectations can relieve pain
Interventions that induce expectations can be effective for relieving patients’ pain. This finding is promising for optimising the effectiveness of treatments, conclude Kaya Peerdeman and colleagues in their recently published meta-analysis.
Sylvia van Beugen wins Herman Musaph Literature award
Sylvia van Beugen, PhD candidate at Andrea Evers’ research group at the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University, has won the Herman Musaph Literature award 2016 for the best publication about psychodermatology.