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The role of placebo effects in itch-treatment of patients with skin disease

Placebo effects seem to have a considerable role in the treatment of itch in patients with common skin diseases. Dr. Antoinette van Laarhoven and colleagues have published these findings in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

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InterScience symposium 'Conflict en oplossingen'

De Leidse gezondheidspsycholoog Andrea Evers is mede-organisator van het InterScience symposium 'Conflict en oplossingen' op 24 maart 2014. Dit is het eerste symposium in een nieuwe serie van De Jonge Akademie over actuele thema's.

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Andrea Evers on placebo-effects in 'De Kennis van Nu'

How is it that people who are allergic to dogs can still own a dog? Diederik Jekel talks about placebo-effects with healthpsychologist Andrea Evers in the Dutch televisionshow 'De Kennis van Nu' [The knowledge of now]. The episode will air on December 7th

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Interdisciplinarity in Science

To demonstrate the unexpected points of view, creative reflections, and potential added value of interdisciplinarity in science, members of The Young Academy (DJA) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) have presented interdisciplina

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Inaugural lecture Andrea Evers

On the 31st of October 2014 at 4 pm, Prof. Dr. Andrea W.M. Evers has presented her inaugural lecture as Professor of Health Psychology at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University, entitled “Human Potential: towards unprecedente

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