Curriculum Vitae
Jurate Aleknaviciute

Jurate Aleknaviciute, MSc

Phd student

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

Biographical sketch
Jurate Aleknaviciute received her MSc degree in Neuropsychology at the Maastricht University in 2010, after completing the bachelor programme of Biological and Cognitive Psychology at Erasmus University Rotterdam. During her study she did her psychology clinical internship at the Department of Psychiatry of Erasmus MC. In the fall of 2010 she started her PhD project on adult attachment and affect regulation in psychotherapy patients. The project is a collaboration between the Department of Psychiatry of Erasmus MC and the Department of Psychotherapy of Riagg Rijnmond.

Research interests
The research of Jurate focuses on the association between attachment related anxiety and avoidance and psychophysiological functioning in psychotherapy patients.


'The association between maternal selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor use during pregnancy, embryonic growth trajectories and birth outcomes.'

Wetenschapslunch Psychiatry meeting by Zoom on Monday November 30th at 12 h

Presenter: Hilmar Bijma (MPP)

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