Publications (2016)

Evers, A. W. M., Spillekom-Van Koulil, S., & Van Beugen, S. (2016). Psychological treatments for dermatolgical conditions. In K. Nordlind & A. Zalewska-Janowska (Eds.), Skin and psyche (pp. 167-185) (E-book). Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Bentham eBooks. doi:10.2174/97816810830181160101

Evers, A.W.M. (2016). Using the placebo effect: how expectations and learned immune function can optimize dermatological treatmentsExperimental Dermatology26(1), 18-21. doi:10.1111/exd.13158

Evers, A. W. M., Peerdeman, K. J., Bartels, D. J. P. & van Laarhoven, A. I. M. (2016). Placebo and Nocebo effects on Itch: Methodological and clinical implications. In L. Misery & S. Ständer (Eds.) (p.103-110), Pruritus, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer.

Evers, A.W.M., Schut, C., Gieler, U., Spillekom-van Koulil, S., & van Beugen, S. (2016). Itch management: Psychotherapeutic Approach. (pp. 64-70). In J.C. Szepietowski, E. Weisshaar (Eds.), Itch management in clinical practice. Current Problems in Dermatology, Vol 50. Basel: Karger.

Bartels, D. J. P., van Laarhoven, A. I. M., van de Kerkhof, P. C. M., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Placebo and nocebo effects on itch: effects, mechanisms, and predictorsEuropean Journal of Pain, 20, 8-13.

Berende, A., Ter Hofstede, H. J. M., Vos, F. J., Van Middendorp, H., Vogelaar, M. L., Tromp, M., Van den Hoogen, F. H., Donders, A. R. T., Evers, A. W. M., & Kullberg, B. J. (2016). Randomized trial of longer-term therapy for symptoms attributed to Lyme DiseaseThe New England Journal of Medicine, 374, 1209-1220. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1505425

Beugen, S., van Ferwerda, M., Spillekom-van Koulil, S., Smit, J. V., Zeeuwen-Franssen, M. E. J., Kroft, E. B. M., De Jong, E. M. G. J., Otero, M. E., Donders, A. R. T., Van de Kerkhof, P. C. M., Van Middendorp, H., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Tailored therapist-guided internet-based cognitive behavioral treatment for psoriasis: a randomized controlled trialPsychotherapy and Psychosomatics85(5), 297-307. doi:10.1159/000447267.

Beugen, S. van, Maas, J., Van Laarhoven, A. I. M., Galesloot, T. E., Rinck, M., Becker, E. S., Van de Kerkhof, P. C. M., Van Middendorp, H., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Implicit stigmatization-related biases in individuals with skin conditions and their significant othersHealth Psychology35(8), 861-865. doi:10.1037/hea0000404

Beugen, S. van, Van Middendorp, H., Ferwerda, M., Smit, J. V., Zeeuwen-Franssen, M. E. J., Kroft, E. B. M., De Jong, E .M. G. J., Donders, A. R. T., Van de Kerkhof, P. C.M., & Evers, A.W.M. (2016). Predictors of perceived stigmatization in patients with psoriasisBritish Journal of Dermatology176(3), 687-694. doi:10.1111/bjd.14875

Ferwerda, M., van Beugen, S., van Riel, P.L.C.M., de Jong, E.M.G.J., van de Kerkhof, P.C.M., Smit, J.V., Zeeuwen-Franssen, M.E.J., Kroft, E.B.M., Visser, H., Vonkeman, H.E., van Middendorp, H., & Evers, A.W.M. (2016). Measuring the therapeutic relationship in E-health interventionsPsychotherapy and Psychosomatics (Research letter), 85, 47-49. doi:10.1159/000435958.

Finlay, A. Y., Salek, M. S., Abeni, D., Tomás Aragonés, L., van Cranenburgh, O. D., Evers, A. W. M., Jemec, G., Linder, D., Manolache, L., Marrón, S. E., Prinsen, C. A. C., Susitaival, P., & Chernyshov, P. (2016). Why quality of life measurement is important in dermatology clinical practice: an expert-based Opinion Statement by the EADV Task Force on Quality of LifeJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology31(3), 424-431. doi:10.1111/jdv.13985

Van Geel, M. J., Spillekom-van Koulil, S., Oostveen, A. M., Van de Kerkhof, P. C. M., Klompmaker-van den Hoek, W., Teunissen, M., De Jong, E. M. G. J., Evers, A. W. M., & Seyger, M. M. B. (2016). An outpatient multidisciplinary training program for children and adolescents with psoriasis and their parents: a pilot studyEuropean Journal of Dermatology26(4), 393-395. doi:10.1684/ejd.2016.2785

Kullberg, B. J., Berende, A. M. D., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Reply to G. P. Wormser: Longer-term therapy for symptoms attributed to lyme disease (letter to the editor)New England Journal of Medicine, 375, 998.

Van Laarhoven, A. I. M., Ulrich, D. J. O., Wilder-Smith, O. H., Van Loey, N. E. E., Nieuwenhuis, M., Van der Wee, N. J. A. & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Psychophysiological processing of itch in patients with chronic post-burn itch: an exploratory study. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. Advance online publication.

Van Middendorp, H., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). The role of psychological factors in inflammatory rheumatic diseases: from burden to tailored treatmentBest Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology30(5), 932-945. doi:10.1016/j.berh.2016.10.012

Peerdeman, K. J., van Laarhoven, A. I. M., Peters, M. L., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). An integrative review of the influence of expectancies on pain. Frontiers in Psychology 7:1270. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01270

Peerdeman, K. J., Van Laarhoven, A. I. M., Keij, S. M., Vase, L., Rovers, M. M., Peters, M. L., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Relieving patients' pain with expectation interventions: A meta-analysis. Pain157, 1179-1191. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000540

Sampogna, F., Abeni, D., Gieler, U., Tomas-Aragones, L., Lien, L., Titeca, G., Jemec, G. B. E., Misery, L., Szabo, C., Linder, D., Evers, A. W. M., Halvorsen, J. A., Balieva, F., Szepietowski, J. C., Romanov, D. V., Marron, S. E., Altunay, I. K., Finlay, A. Y., Salek, S. S., Kupfer, J., & Dalgard, F. J. (2016). Impairment of sexual life in 3,485 dermatological outpatients from a multicentre study in 13 european countriesActa Dermato Venereologica96, 128-129. doi:10.2340/00015555-2561

Schwartz, J., Evers, A. W. M., Bundy, C., & Kimball, A. B. (2016). Getting under the skin: Report from the International Psoriasis Council workshop on the role of stress in psoriasis. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:87. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00087

Spillekom-van Koulil, S. & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Psychodermatologie: psychologische aspecten en interventies bij huidaandoeningen. In Handboek Psychologische Interventies bij Chronisch-Somatische Aandoeningen (in press). Assen: Van Gorcum.

Ständer, S., Zeidler, C., Riepe, C., Steinke, S., Fritz, F., ,Bruland, P., Soto-Rey, I. Storck, M., Agner, T.Augustin, M., Blome, C., Dalgard, F., Evers, A. W. M., Garcovich, S., Goncçalo, M., Lambert, J., Legat, F. J., Leslie, T., Misery, L., Raap, U., Reich, A., ┼×avk, E., Streit, M., Serra-Baldrich, E., Szepietowski, J., Wallengren, J., Weisshaar, W., & Dugas, M. (2016). European EADV network on assessment of severity and burden of Pruritus (PruNet): first meeting on outcome tools. Journal of the European Academy Dermatology and Venereology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/jdv.13296

Tekampe, J., van Middendorp, H., Meeuwis, S. H., van Leusden, J. W. R., Pacheco-López, G., Hermus, A. R. M. M., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Conditioning endocrine and immune parameters in humans: a systematic reviewPsychotherapy and Psychosomatics86(2), 99-107. doi:10.1159/000449470

Van der Vaart, R., Atema, V., & Evers, A. W. M. (2016). Guided online self-management interventions in primary care: a survey on use, facilitators, and barriers. BMC Family Practice, 17:27. doi:10.1186/s12875-016-0424-0

Te Velde, A. A., Bezema, T., Van Kampen, A. H. C., Kraneveld, A. D., ’t Hart, B. A., van Middendorp, H., Hack, E. C., van Montfrans, J. M., Belzer, C., Jans-Beken, L., Pieters, R. H., Knipping, K., Huber, M., Boots, A. M. H., Garssen, J., Radstake, T. R., Evers, A. W. M., Prakken, B. J., Joosten, I. (2016). Embracing complexity beyond systems medicine: a new approach to chronic immune disorders. Frontiers in Immunology, 7:587. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2016.00587

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  • 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
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