Improving hippocampal pattern separation and fear generalization in adults exposed to traumatic experiences with acute bouts of aerobic exercise KU Leuven
The beta-cell and the immune system in type 1 diabetes: partners in crime - developing new therapies in type 1 diabetes through better understanding of beta-cell behaviour and use of novel immunomodulators. KU Leuven
The best interest of the unborn child? Rights and reflections. Ghent University
One of the most important findings of my previous research projects is the contemporary focus on early and effective interventions in the parent-child relationshiop in order to protect the child. The 'best interest of the child' is often central to the discussion on why, how and in what way an intervention is legitimate. This concept of 'the best interest' has many interpretation and is therefore a central topic in a lot of research. However, ...
Socio-economic patterns of fertility & family formation in Europe:How are they related to policies and the economic context? University of Antwerp
Functional correlates underlying the neurobiological mechanisms linking childhood trauma to risk for psychiatric disorders. KU Leuven
Exposure to severe traumatic events in childhood, such as neglect and abuse, considerably increase the risk to develop a psychiatric disorder. The most common psychiatric symptoms following childhood trauma are depression, anxiety and psychosis. Often these symptoms occur together. It is well-known that adults with a history of childhood trauma have characteristic brain alterations, but very little is known about the functional consequences ...