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Prof. Brenda W.J.H. Penninx

Brenda W.J.H. Penninx psiquiatra Controversias Psiquiatria Barcelona
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Països Baixos
Ponència Comorbiditats mèdiques i trastorns afectius
Data Dissabte, 21 d'Abril 2018
Hora 11:00 a 11:45
Taula rodona Complexitats en Psiquiatria: trastorns afectius


Brenda Penninx, PhD, is Professor at the department of Psychiatry of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam. Since 2004 she leads the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA:, a longitudinal study of the course and consequences of depressive and anxiety disorders. Dr. Penninx is currently also involved in several other (national and EU-funded) mental health cohort and intervention studies. Central themes in her research are understanding psychosocial, somatic and neurobiological risk factors and consequences of depression and anxiety disorders and how to impact on these to improve mental health. Dr. Penninx has successfully mentored >40 researchers in obtaining their PhD, and currently supervises 10 postdocs/Assistant Professors and 23 PhD students. Her resume includes more than 800 peer-reviewed publications (H-index>100), and she belongs to the highest 1% cited researchers according to Thomas Reuters. In 2016, she has been elected member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and Arts.