Curriculum Vitae
Mijke Lambregtse-van den Berg

Mijke P. Lambregtse-van den Berg, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist/Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

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

Biographical sketch
Mijke Lambregtse-van den Berg received her medical degree from the University of Amsterdam (1997), her psychiatric training from the Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus MC (2004), her master in Genetic Epidemiology from the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (2005) and her training in child & adolescent psychiatry from the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus MC – Sophia (2006). She received a PhD degree within the Generation R Study on ‘Parental psychopathology and the early developing child’ (2006).

She currently works as a psychiatrist and child & adolescent psychiatrist at the Departments of Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology, at the Erasmus Medical Center. She combines her clinical and scientific work within the fields of perinatal psychiatry and infant mental health.

She is founder of the Netherlands Knowledge Center of Perinatal Psychiatry and was member of the board of the Section Child and Adolescence Psychiatry of the Dutch Psychiatric Association, the Dutch Association for Infant Mental Health and the Dutch Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Research interests
Mijke Lambregtse-van den Berg has a special interest in transgenerational aspects of psychopathology, with a focus on perinatal psychiatry, genetic epidemiology and parent-child interaction in parents with a psychiatric disorder. She supervises several PhD students is/was principal investigator of the following projects:
  • Does the father matter? The influence of paternal depression and father-child interaction on behaviour problems in preschool children (Generation R Study)

  • Like mother, like child? The effect of maternal and child genetic variations on the child’s psychopathology (Generation R Study)

  • The development and validation of a standardized online screening tool for psychopathology, substance use and psychosocial problemss (mind2care)

  • The efficacy of daycare treatment of women with psychopathology during pregnancy. A randomized controlled trial (DAPPER study)

  • Parenting capacity in mothers with severe mental illness (INCAS Study)

  • Joining forces against joint risks: structured care for vulnerable families in the Southwest of the Netherlands

  • Tapering antidepressants in pregnancy: a pragmatic multicenter RCT to investigate risk and benefits for mother and child (Stop or Go? Study)

  • A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of light therapy for depression during pregnancy (bright-up! Study)

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