Paul Bouvy received his medical degree (1981) and his MSc degree in philosophy (1988) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He was trained as psychiatrist in the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam and Psychiatric Centre Bloemendaal in Den Haag. Registration as psychiatrist took place in 1988. He finished his Ph.D degree on 'Treament of Depressed Inpatients' in 1997 at the Radboud University Nijmegen. From 1993 until 2008 he worked as director of residency training in the Robert-Fleury Foundation and GGZ Rivierduinen in Leidschendam and Gouda. From 2003 until 2008 he was researcher at the Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Centre. Since 2008 he is working in the hospital psychiatry unit at the department of Psychiatry at the Erasmus MC and the Psychosocial Oncology team at the Daniel de Hoed Cancer Centre.
Dr. Bouvy has done research in the field of depression. He is interested in the relation between depression and somatic disease. He is one of the investigators of the inpatient study of the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA).
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