Publications (2015)

Van Asten, F., Van Middendorp, H., Verkerk, S. Breukink, M. B., Lomme, R. M. L. M., Hoying, C. B., Evers, A. W. M., & Klevering, J. (2015). Are intravitreal injections with ultrathin 33G needles less painful than the commonly used 30G needles? Retina, 35(9), 1778-1785. 

Bartels, D. J. P., Van Laarhoven, A. I. M., Van de Kerkhof, P. C. M., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). Placebo and nocebo effects on itch: effects, mechanisms, and predictors. European Journal of Pain. Advance online publication. doi:10.1002/ejp.750

Van Beugen, S., Van Middendorp, H., Van der Vaart, R., Ferwerda, M., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). eHealth cognitieve gedragstherapie voor patiënten met chronische somatische aandoeningen. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 93(2), 68-76.

Van Beugen, S., Ograczyk, A., Ferwerda, M., Smit, J. V., Zeeuwen-Franssen, M. E., Kroft, E. B., De Jong, E. M., Zalewska-Janowska, A., Donders, A. R., Van der Kerkhof, P. C., Van Middendorp, H., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). Body attention, ignorance and awareness scale: Assessing relevant concepts for physical and psychological functioning in psoriasis. Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 95, 444-450. doi:10.2340/00015555-1977

Dalgard, F. J., Gieler, U., Tomas-Aragones, L., Lien, L., Poot, F., Jemec, G. B., Misery, L., Szabo, C., Linder, D., Sampogna, F., Evers, A. W. M., Halvorsen, J. A., Balieva, F., Szepietowski, J., Romanov, D., Marron, S. E., Altunay, I. K., Finlay, A. Y., Salek, S. S., & Kupfer, J. (2015). The psychological burden of skin diseases: a cross-sectional multicenter study among dermatological out-patients in 13 European countries. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 135(4), 984-991. doi:10.1038/jid.2014.530

Evers, A. W. M., & Peerdeman, K. J(december 2016). Hoe het placebo-effect kan bijdragen aan een betere gezondheidszorg. MFM Praktijkgerichte nascholing over farmacotherapie4, 45-46.

Evers, A. W. M., Peerdeman, K. J., Bartels, D. J. P., & Van Laarhoven, A. I. M. (2015). Placebo and Nocebo effects on Itch: Methodological and clinical implications. In L. Misery & S. Ständer (Eds.), Pruritus (2nd ed.) (pp. 103-110), 2nd Edition. London, UK: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33142-3_14

Ferwerda, M., Van Beugen, S., Van Riel, P. C. L. M., Van de Kerkhof, P. C. M., De Jong, E. M. G. J., Smit, J. V., Zeeuwen-Franssen, M. E. J., Kroft, E. B. M., Visser, H., Vonkeman, H. E., Creemers, M. C. W., Van Middendorp, H., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). Measuring the therapeutic relationship in internet-based interventions. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. doi:10.1159/000435958

Van de Glind, I. M., Heinen, M. M., Evers, A. W. M., Wensing, M., & Van Achterberg, T. (2015). Goal setting and life style changes in a nurse-led counseling program for leg ulcer patients: an explorative analysis of nursing records. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/jocn.12955

Van Laarhoven, A. I., Van der Sman-Mauriks, I. M., Donders, A. R., Pronk, M. C., Van de Kerkhof, P. C., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). Placebo effects on itch: A Meta-analysis of clinical trials of patients with dermatological conditions. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 135(5), 1234-1243. doi:10.1038/jid.2014.522 

Van Middendorp, H., Kox, M., Pickkers, P., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). The role of outcome expectancies for a training program consisting of meditation, breathing exercises, and cold exposure on the response to endotoxin administration: a proof-of-principle studyClinical Rheumatology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10067-015-3009-8 

Peerdeman, K. J., Van Laarhoven, A. I. M., Donders, A. R. T., Hopman, M. T. E., Peters, M. L., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). Inducing expectations for health: Effects of verbal suggestion and imagery on pain, itch, and fatigue as indicators of physical sensitivity. PLoS ONE, 10(10): e0139563. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139563

Sint-Nicolaas, S., Schepers, S. A., Van den Bergh, E. M. M., Evers, A. W. M., Hoogerbrugge, P. M., Grootenhuis, M. A., & Verhaak, C. M. (2015). Illness cognitions and family adjustement: Psychometric properties of the Illness Cognition Questionnaire for parents of a child with cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s00520-015-2795-5

Wirken, L., Van Middendorp, H., Hooghof, C. W., Rovers, M. M., Hoitsma, A. J., Hilbrands, L. B., & Evers, A. W. M. (2015). The course and predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life in living kidney donors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Transplantation. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/ajt.13453

Zuidema, R., Repping-Wuts, H., Evers, A. W. M., van Gaal, B., & Van Achterberg, T. (2015). What do we know about Rheumatoid Arthritis patients' support needs for self-management? A scoping review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(10), 1617-1624. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.05.008 

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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