Bernice van AkenBernice van Aken, MSc

Phd student

Department of Psychiatry
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Biographical sketch


Bernice received her MSc degree in Neuropsychology at Utrecht University in September 2014, after receiving her BSc degree in Brain and Cognition Psychology at the Erasmus University in September 2013. During her master programme, she did an internship at the Mental Health Care Research Centre of the Dutch Department of Defence and an internship at the Geriatric Treatment Advice Centre at the Bronovo Hospital in The Hague. Since June 2016, Bernice started her PhD project, investigating determinants and processes of Recovery in patients with Severe mental illnesses.

Research interests


Recovery, Severe Mental Illness.