Program Thursday

We are proud to present you the conference program.

Thursday January 30

09.00 – 10.00 hrs  Registration and welcome with coffee and teaLobby
10.00 – 10.15 hrsConference openingAbdijzaal
10.15 – 11.00 hrsKeynote Lecture
Eating & craving: Mechanisms and correlates in the brain and in everyday life
Prof. Jens Blechert  |  More info
Chair: Andrea Evers
11.00 – 11.30 hrs  Coffee breakLobby
11.30 – 13.00 hrsParallel Session 1
Session 1A – E-health  |  More infoRoom 402
Session 1B – Chronic illness & coping  |  More infoRoom 403
Session 1C – Cognitive bias & nudging  |  More infoRoom 404
13.00 – 13.45 hrs  Lunch breakLobby
13.30 – 14.15 hrsTrashwalk or Meeting
Trashwalk  |  More infoBeach
Kick off meeting “Platform Gezondheids- en Medische Psychologie” (on invitation)Room 401
14.15 – 15.45 hrsParallel Session 2
Session 2A – E-health demonstration  |  More infoRoom 402
Session 2B – Patient-provider interaction  |  More infoRoom 403
Session 2C – Adaption to illness  |  More infoRoom 404
15.45 – 16.15 hrs  Tea breakLobby
16.15 – 17.15 hrsWorkshops
Workshop 1 for junior researchers – Bingo! for academics  |  More infoRoom 401
Chair: Jonas Wachner
Workshop 2 – Network approaches to psychopathology  |  More info
Prof. Denny Borsboom
Chair: Caroline Schlinkert
17.15 – 18.00 hrsKeynote Lecture
Longevity and Blue Zones
Prof. Michel Poulain  |  More info
Chair: Dimitri van Ryckeghem
18.00 – 19.00 hrs  Posters & DrinksLobby
19.00 – 21.00 hrs  Dinner  |  More infoHotel Restaurant
21.00 – 01.00 hrsBeats, Bowling & Beverages  |  More infoHotel

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Parallel Session 1



Chair: Paula Mommersteeg

Facial expressions of emotions during pharmacological and exercise stress testing: The role of myocardial ischemia and cardiac symptoms
Paula Mommersteeg
Scoping review: Opportunities and challenges in the development of eHealth lifestyle interventions for people with low socioeconomic status
Isra Al-Dhahir
RHAPSODY, a web-based multimedia, information, and skill-building programme for carers of people with young-onset dementia
Kirsten Peetoom
Which aspects of self-management in chronic somatic conditions are supported by ehealth and mhealth applications?
Christina Bode
Managing cancer-related fatigue with the mobile app “Untire”: Results from a randomized waiting list controlled intervention study
Simon Spahrkaes


Chronic illness & coping

Chair: Maya Schroevers

Why don’t cancer patients seek help for their depressive symptoms? The role of illness representations, coping, and social support in predicting patients’ need for care
Esmee Bickel
Compassion-Based Interventions for People with Long-Term Physical Conditions: a Mixed Methods Systematic Review
Judith Austin
Identifying cancer patients with distinct subtypes of mindfulness: predictors and relationships with psychological well-being
Maya Schroevers
Mediators of mindfulness on affect in cancer patients
Puttichai Tungtong
HIV as a chronic condition: Experienced burden of living with HIV today among men having sex with men in the Netherlands
Hanne Zimmermann


Cognitive bias and nudging

Chair: Bregje Holleman

Towards sustained effects of nudges: a step by step approach
Jeroen Benjamins
”May contain peanuts”. The risk assessment and appreciation of Precautionary Allergen Labelling (PAL)
Bregje Holleman
The after-effects of nudges
Merije van Rookhuijzen
Potential mechanisms underlying the effect of exposure to unhealthy visual food cues on food choice and intake in adults: A systematic review
Monique Alblas
Visual deprivation improves monitoring of food consumption quantity (but hinders food recognition)
Marijn Stok

The Green Theme – Trash Walk @ The beach

This year, the ARPH conference will be extra green! Next to applying multiple ways to make the conference as sustainable as possible, there will be a lovely trash walk that you can join on Thursday afternoon. We will walk across the beach and pick up trash along the way. Feel the winter breeze in your hair and clear your mind while taking care for the environment, a real win-win! You will be extra ready for the inspiring afternoon coming!

Parallel Session 2


E-health demonstrations

Chair: Gjalt-Jorn Peters

PACO: Embodied Conversational Agents coaching older adults towards dietary behavior change
Lean Kramer
Demonstration of a user-friendly cognitive bias modification e-health intervention to counter fatigue in renal patients
Jody Geerts
The co-creative development process of an integrated mHealth self-compassion intervention for people with newly diagnosed cancer
Judith Austin
The ABCD of behaviour change: a practical tool to help develop effective interventions
Gjalt-Jorn Y. Peters
CVD prevention and treatment through a healthy lifestyle: eHealth solutions based on interviews with healthcare professionals
Talia Cohen Rodrigues


Patient-provider interaction

Chair: Chiara Jongerius

Communication skills training for healthcare professionals in providing genetic counseling: a scoping literature review
Niki Medendorp
Patient-initiated Second Opinions in Oncology: A Prospective Mixed-Methods Study
Vicky Lehmann
The influence of patients’ health information source use and participation during consultations on satisfaction and information recall
Melanie de Looper
Eye contact between patient and physician does not affect the patient-physician relationship: an eye tracking study
Chiara Jongerius
Too much sitting at work – how to measure sedentary behavior?
Eric Taal


Adaption to illness

Chair: Gill ten Hoorn

Which determinants are most important and changeable in parental sun protection behaviours towards their children? An application of the CIBER method
Karlijn Thoonen
Preventing sedentary behavior: An intervention mapping approach for data-driven mhealth consulting
Nathalie Berninger
Responsive evaluation of a stakeholder dialogue as a WHP intervention to reduce health inequalities at work
Hanneke van Heijster
Psychosocial factors and cancer incidence (PSY-CA): the harmonisation and preparation of 18 cohorts for a pre-planned meta-analysis
Lonneke van Tuijl
Network modeling as a solution to explore participation in children with visual impairment
Ruth van Nispen


Workshop 1: BINGO for academics – for juniors

A workshop by PhD-students for PhD-students 

Chair: Jonas Wachner

Can you find someone who… made a research visit abroad? ….has experience with multilevel modeling in R? …has more than three supervisors? …collaborates with external parties? …loves or hates giving oral presentations?

In this workshop PhD-students will be invited to find connections, share experiences and exchange advice by playing a game in a very informal setting.

Workshop 2: Knowledge updating – for seniors

A workshop by Prof. Denny Borsboom (University of Amsterdam) 

Chair: Caroline Schlinkert

Network approaches to psychopathology: An overview

In the network approach to psychopathology, disorders are sets of causally connected symptoms. This conceptualization offers novel perspectives on the theoretical status of mental disorders: instead of cleanly separable categories that reflect central neural or psychological deficits, disorders are tightly connected regions in a symptom network. This conceptual framework suggests novel approaches to both the analysis of research data and the organization of treatment interventions, primarily through the application of network analysis: a set of techniques that offers powerful tools to study the dynamics of interconnected systems, to analyze the architecture of networks involving large numbers of entities (e.g., neurons, people, genes, variables), and to visualize connectivity structures in such networks. In addition, network approaches have led to the developments of new theories on the nature of mental disorders. In the workshop, I will give an overview of the most important insights and results that have arisen from the network approach.


The dinner is traditionally a highlight in the social program of the ARPH Conference and provides an opportunity to relax and enjoy the meeting outside the scientific program. The Conference Dinner of the ARPH 2020 will be hosted by Hotel Zuiderduin. It will consist of a walking buffet of modern gastronomy. The Conference Dinner is included in the congress fees and covers a wide variety of dishes (vegan options can be arranged too).

Beats, Bowling & Beverages

One of the advantages bowling has over golf, is that you seldom lose a bowling ball…

Lucky Strike Bowling in Hotel Zuiderduin has 8 spectacular bowling tracks. With striking light shows and sparkling dance floor, it is the perfect occasion for an evening of fun, sportsmanship and party. Bowling starts at 21.00 hrs on Thursday January 30th. Watch a short impression of the bowling by clicking the photo! The bowling event will be accompanied by funky tunes of DJ Ricky.

Kom in de sfeer met deze video van Lucky Strike Bowling!