Earlier Projects2017-02-04T15:57:46+00:00

Earlier Projects

Principal Investigator (PI) awarded before 2012

  • 2009 – 2010            World Health Organisation & Trimbos Institute. E-health portal for alcohol & drugs. E-health Project (in collaboration with Belarus, Brazil, India & Mexico). Budget: € 100.000.
  • 2008 – 2010            Netherlands Ministry of Health, Welfare & Sports, the Netherlands. Mental Health Vitality Program (Mentaal Vitaal, 20 projects). Budget: € 4.000.000.
  • 2006-2008              Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare & Sports, NL. Partnership for the Early Detection and Prevention of Problematic Alcohol Use (www.vroegsignaleringalcohol.nl). Budget: € 750.000.
  • 2009 – 2010            ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Youth Program, the Netherlands. Effectiveness of ‘Praten Online’, randomized controlled trial, online mental health treatment for depression among youth. Budget: € 250.000.
  • 2006 – 2009           ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Prevention Program, the Netherlands. Drinking Less, web-based self help for problem drinkers: implementation and dissemination in routine practice. Budget: € 270.000.
  • 2006 – 2007            Dutch Ministery of Health, Welfare & Sports, the Netherlands. Systematic review and policy analysis eMental-health (Programmeringsstudie eMental-Health). Budget: € 80.000.
  • 2002 – 2005           ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Prevention Program, the Netherlands. Drinking Less, web-based self help for problem drinkers: clinical and cost-effectiveness, RCT. Budget: € 280.000.
  • 2002 – 2004           VSB Foundation, Netherlands. Development of Color Your Live (‘Kleurjeleven’); unguided self-help program for depression. Budget: € 200.000
  • 2000 – 2002           ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Prevention Program, the Netherlands. Drinking Less, web-based self help for problem drinkers: development and pilot-study. Budget: € 230.000.
  • 2001 – 2007            Dutch Ministery of Health, Welfare & Sports, the Netherlands. Prevention of problem drinking among adults and children of parents with alcohol problems, development (webbased prevention for COAP’s), evaluation (self care manual) and implementation. Budget: € 300.000.
  • 2000 – 2004            ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Addiction Program, the Netherlands. Homeparty, prevention of substance abuse among hard to reach populations, I and II. Budget: € 150.000.

Principal Investigator 1990 – 2000

  • 1999 – 2001            Netherlands Ministery of Health, Welfare & Sports, the Netherlands. Quick Scan on Recreational Drug Use and Prevention (University of Amsterdam and Trimbos Institute Utrecht).
  • 1995 – 1996            Milford Hospice, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Palliative Care in the Mid-West Region, a Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach, Survey among five disciplines in palliative care (University of Limerick) .
  • 1995 – 1996            Commission of the European Communities, DGV, Luxembourg. The state of women’s health in the European Community (University of Limerick).
  • 1995 – 1996            National Rehabilitation Board, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Survey on the Identification of Needs of People with Disabilities in the Mid-West Region Survey (University of Limerick).
  • 1994 – 1995            Commission of the European Communities, DG V, Luxembourg. European Compendium of AIDS Surveys on Target Groups, Europe Against AIDS (University of Limerick, in collaboration with the London School of Economics, UK and the Institute of Public Health Valencia, Spain).

Co-PI (selection before 2012, full version upon request)

  • 2011 – 2012             MENZIS, Health Insurance Company, the Netherlands. Mental-Health Portal and validation.
  • 2010 – 2012            Commission of the European Communities, FP7, ICT/HEALTH. ICT4DEPRESSION, User-friendly ICT Tools to Enhance Self-Management and Effective Treatment of Depression in the EU.
  • 2010 – 2010            ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, the Netherlands. MentalVitality@Work, Trimbos Institute. PI: University of Amsterdam, Coronell Institute.
  • 2006 – 2009           ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Prevention Programme, the Netherlands. Stop Smoking Online. PI: STIVORO.
  • 2004 – 2008           ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, HTA Programme, the Netherlands. The treatment of depression in primary care: the efficiency of computerised cognitive behaviour therapy. PI: University Maastricht, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dept. of Clinical Psychological Science.
  • 2005 – 2007            European Union (CEC), Daphne II Programme, DG V, Luxembourg. ALC-VIOL Parents/Youth Project. PI: University Cologne, www.encare.info.
  • 2003 – 2006           ZonMw, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Prevention Programme, the Netherlands. Detection, Intervention and Prevention of Depression in People aged 55 and over in the ‘E-Knowledge District’ (Kenniswijk) Eindhoven, RCT. PI: Tilburg University, Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dept. of Medial Psychology and Neuropsychology.
  • 1996 – 2000            European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drugs Addiction, Lisbon, Portugal. European Outreach Project on Outreachwork among Drug Users 2. University of Amsterdam, Bonger Institute, the Netherlands.
  • 1994 – 1995            European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon, Portugal. European Project on Drug-Related Urban Petty Crime. University of Limerick in collaboration with the Amsterdam Bureau for Research and Statistics and the Bonger Institute, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • 1994 – 1995            EU DG1 ALFA Network “CHICA” (Community Health Information, Communication and Action). Prevention and Community Care for maternal health Support in Peru, pilot project. University of Limerick, PI: London School of Economics, Dept. of Psychology, UK.
  • 1992                          Commission of the European Communities, DGV, Luxembourg. European Project on Self-Care Manuals for People with HIV and AIDS. University of Amsterdam, Centre for Innovation and Cooperative Technology, PI: Foundation Augustus, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.