Nina MolenaarNina M. Molenaar, MD

PhD Student

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

Biographical sketch


Nina Molenaar has received her MSc degree in Medicine at the University of Amsterdam in May 2014. During her educational programme she did a research internship at the department of Neurology of the Columbia University, New York, and an internship at the department of Gynaecology of the Chikankata hospital in Zambia. In August 2014 she started her PhD at the Erasmus MC, where she was one of the two main investigators of the Stop or Go study, a randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of antidepressants during pregnancy on mother and child. In 2017 she received her MSc degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Amsterdam. She will continue to investigate psychopathology during the perinatal period and the role of antidepressants therein.

Research interests


Antidepressants, cognitive therapy, depression, mental illness, pregnancy, neonatal outcomes.


Bullet Guidelines on treatment of perinatal depression with antidepressants: An international review. N.M. Molenaar, A.M. Kamperman, P. Boyce, V. Bergink. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, april 2018; 52(4)
Bullet Antidepressants during pregnancy: Guideline adherence and current practice amongst Dutch gynaecologists and midwives. N.M. Molenaar, M.E. Brouwer, J.J. Duvekot, H.Burger, E.M. Knijff, W.J.G. Hoogendijk, C.L.H. Bockting, G.S. de Wolf, M.P. Lambregtse-van den Berg. Midwifery, February 2018; 21;61
Bullet Stop or Go? Preventive cognitive therapy with guided tapering of antidepressants during pregnancy: study protocol of a pragmatic multicentre non-inferiority randomized controlled trial. N.M. Molenaar, M.E. Brouwer, C.L.H. Bockting, G.J. Bonsel, C.N. van der Veere, H.W. Torij, W.J.G. Hoogendijk, J.J. Duvekot, H. Burger, M.P. Lambregtse-van den Berg. BMC Psychiatry, march 2016
Bullet Vesicoureteral reflux in kidney transplantation. N.M. Molenaar, R.C. Minnee, M.M. Idu. Progress in Transplantation, june 2017; vol 27, n2
Bullet Endorsement of ICMJE’s Clinical Trial Registration Policy: a Survey Among Journal Editors. L. Hooft, D.A. Korevaar, N.M. Molenaar, P.M.M. Bossuyt, R.J.P.M. Scholten. The Netherlands journal of medicine, sept 2014; vol 72, n7

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