Short CV/Education and training

  • 1989
    Master's degree. Main subject: Experimental Psychology, Subsidiary: Statistics and Methodology. University of Groningen

  • 1997
    Doctorate. Supervisors: Prof. dr. R. Giel & Prof. dr. T.A.B. Snijders. University of Groningen

  • 1998 – 2002
    Postdoctoral researcher, Dept. of Psychiatry, Univ. of Groningen. Project coordinator Vulnerability Factors for Depression in the Elderly (since 1995)

  • 1998 – 1999
    Visiting Research Associate, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich

  • 2000 – 2002
    Research Associate, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

  • 2002 – 2006
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Groningen. Scientific coordinator of the longitudinal population survey TRAILS. Director University of Groningen Twin Registry

  • 2006 – 2011
    Associate (Adjunct) Professor Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology), Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen. Scientific coordinator and co-Principal Investigator TRAILS

  • Since 2011
    Full professor (chair Lifetime Epidemiology of Common Mental Disorders), University Medical Center Groningen. Principal investigator TRAILS. Head and program leader Interdisicplinary Center Psychopathology and Emotion regulation (ICPE)

Selected publications

  • Booij SH, Bos EH, De Jonge P, Oldehinkel AJ. The temporal dynamics of cortisol and affective states in depressed and non-depressed individuals. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2016; 69:16-25.

  • Boschloo L, Schoevers RA, Van Borkulo CD, Borsboom D, Oldehinkel AJ. The network structure of psychopathology in a community sample of preadolescents. J Abnorm Psychol 2016; 125(4):599-606. Doi: 10.1037/abn0000150.

  • Jörg F, Visser E, Ormel J, Reijneveld SA, Hartman CA, Oldehinkel AJ. Mental health care use in adolescents with and without mental disorders. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2016; 25:501-8, doi: 10.1007/s00787-015-0754-9.

  • Kretschmer T, Veenstra R, Branje S, Reijneveld SA, Meeus WHJ, Deković M, Koot HM, Vollebergh WAM, Oldehinkel AJ. How competent are adolescent bullying perpetrators and victims in mastering normative developmental tasks in early adulthood? J Abnorm Child Psychol 2017. Doi: 10.1007/s10802-017-0316-3.

  • Masselink M, Van Roekel E, Oldehinkel AJ. Self-esteem in early adolescence as predictor of depressive symptoms in late adolescence and early adulthood: The mediating role of motivational and social factors. J Youth Adolesc 2017, doi: 10.1007/s10964-017-0727-z.

  • Oldehinkel AJ. Editorial: Bayesian benefits for child psychology and psychiatry researcher. J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2016; 57(9):985-7. Doi: 101111/jcpp.12619.

  • Oldehinkel AJ. Editorial: Let’s talk about sex – The gender binary revisited. J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2017; 58(8):863-4. Doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12777.

  • Ormel J, Oerlemans AM, Raven D, Laceulle OM, Hartman CA, Veenstra R, Verhulst FC, Vollebergh W, Rosmalen J, Reijneveld SA, Oldehinkel AJ. Functional outcomes of child and adolescent mental disorders. Current disorder most important but psychiatric history matters as well. Psychol Med 2017; 47(7):1271-82.

  • Van Roekel E, Vrijen C, Heininga VE, Masselink M, Bos EH, Oldehinkel AJ. An exploratory RCT of personalized lifestyle advices and tandem skydives as a means to regain lost pleasure. Behav Ther 2017; 48(1):76-96. Doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2016.09.009.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • OCA-MH: The development of an online course for adolescents about their mental health. 2017.

  • TRAILS, a prospective population survey among Dutch adolescents, since 2001

  • No Fun No Glory, A biopsychosocial investigation of how adolescents loose the ability to experience pleasure and may gain it back again. 2013 – now.

  • UPPER: Unraveling the Positive Potential of Emotional Reactivity. 2012-2015.

  • MOOVD: Mood and Movement in daily life. 2011-2014.

  • Depression in the Elderly; a longitudinal study among primary care and psychiatric outpatients, 1995 – 2001

  • Patterns of Care in Mental Health Care; a case register study, 1991 – 1997

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Joint Editor Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Since 2016.

  • Selection panel Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, Innovative Research Incentives (Nwo-Veni), 2016-2017.

  • Jury Judea J Groen Award 2016

  • Scientific Advisor Board Academic Collaborative Center The New Chance. 2014-now.

  • Scientific Advisory Board Dutch Brain Foundation, 2010-2013.

  • Research Advisory Committee University Medical Center Groningen, 2008 – 2012.

  • Scientific Advisory Board Dutch Mental Health Fund, 2007-2015

  • Selection committee Jantina Tammes chair, 2005.

  • Executive committee Dutch Foundation of Women and Health Research, 2002 – 2005.


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