Fabian Wolters, MSc

PhD students

Fabian was trained as a fundamental cognitive psychologist and has got a background in teaching. He started as a PhD student at Leiden University in November 2017. In his project, he will try to understand the causes for and development of different kind of somatic symptoms, with a special focus on fatigue. He will try to invoke different kinds of nocebo fatigue experimentally through conditioning and expectation procedures, in the hopes of shedding light on the chronic fatigue that is present in a variety of conditions, from cancer to multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia.

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News and events

  • How important is the 1,5 meter? The more the virus appears to be contained, the greater the resistance to the Corona measures. How important is the 1,5 meter and can it still be maintained?Andrea Evers catches up with us 'Met het oog op morgen' on NPO Radio 1.
  • Andrea Evers appointed Medical Delta Professor for Healthy Society Nine professors can now also call themselves "Medical Delta professors". They received a dual appointment to at least two of the five academic institutions in South Holland affiliated with Medical Delta. This will boost health & technology.
  • Expectations guide our health - PhD defense Stefanie Meeuwis Positive expectations about a particular medicine support the actual health outcomes, even when people are told that that it is a placebo-effect. The opposite, the nocebo-effect, does also work that way. Health psychologist Stefanie Meeuwis found proof
  • Behavioral consequences of Corona Andrea Evers as a behavioral expert about Corona in multiple news broadcasts as for example 'Feiten en Fabels' (NPO 1, Dutch news broadcast) and M (NPO 1). What are psychological consequences of the Corona pandemic? What does it mean for our mental health
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