Curriculum Vitae
Jessica Voerman

Jessica S. Voerman

Junior Researcher

Section Medical Psychology & Psychotherapy - Department of Psychiatry
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Biographical sketch
In 2009 I graduated from Erasmus University Rotterdam as a Clinical Psychologist and in 2009-2010 I participated in the Advanced Research Program. Since 2010 I am working for the department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy as a junior researcher and PhD student. In 2011 I started a master in epidemiology. Since 2012 I am also working as a psychologist at the center for Pain Medicine.

Research interests
My research interests are mainly focused on chronic pain among young people. As a Ph.D. student I study the efficacy of an internet based intervention for adolescents with chronic pain: Move It Now ( Additionally, I was involved in a project that studied the long-term follow-up of a behavioral migraine training for adults.

Educational interests

Since 2010 I’m involved in teaching communication skills and attitudes to medical students.

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'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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