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H.M. (Nina) Kupper


Associate Professor

TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology

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Expertise

I'm involved in finding biological variables that could explain differences in prognosis for heart disease between patients with and without emotional distress

My research focusses on behavioral genetics, inflammation, cardiovascular autonomic reactivity and cortisol.

** expert user of ambulatory monitoring equipment in psychophysiological research

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Nina Kupper


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Most recent publications

  • Broek, K.C. van den, Kupper, N., Voort, P.H.J. van der, Alings, M., Denollet, J., & Nyklicek, I. (2014). Trajectories of perceived emotional and physical distress in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. International Journal of Behavioral MedicineFurther information
  • Hoogwegt, M.T., Pedersen, S.S., Theuns, D.A.M.J., & Kupper, N. (2014). Relation between emotional distress and heart rate variability in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Psychophysiology, 51, 187-196. Further information
  • Kupper, N., & Denollet, J. (2014). Type D Personality is associated with social anxiety. International Journal of Behavioral MedicineFurther information
  • Duivis, H.E., Kupper, N., Penninx, B.W.J.H., Na, B., Jonge, P. de, & Whooley, M.A. (2013). Depressive symptoms and white blood cell count in coronary heart disease patients: Prospective findings from the Heart and Soul Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(4), 479-487. Further information
  • Duivis, H.E., Vogelzangs, N., Kupper, N., Jonge, P. de, & Penninx, B.W.J.H. (2013). Differential association of somatic and cognitive symptoms of depression and anxiety with inflammation: Findings from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA). Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(9), 1573-1585. Further information

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Publications

Most recent publications

  • Broek, K.C. van den, Kupper, N., Voort, P.H.J. van der, Alings, M., Denollet, J., & Nyklicek, I. (2014). Trajectories of perceived emotional and physical distress in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. International Journal of Behavioral MedicineFurther information
  • Hoogwegt, M.T., Pedersen, S.S., Theuns, D.A.M.J., & Kupper, N. (2014). Relation between emotional distress and heart rate variability in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Psychophysiology, 51, 187-196. Further information
  • Kupper, N., & Denollet, J. (2014). Type D Personality is associated with social anxiety. International Journal of Behavioral MedicineFurther information
  • Duivis, H.E., Kupper, N., Penninx, B.W.J.H., Na, B., Jonge, P. de, & Whooley, M.A. (2013). Depressive symptoms and white blood cell count in coronary heart disease patients: Prospective findings from the Heart and Soul Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(4), 479-487. Further information
  • Duivis, H.E., Vogelzangs, N., Kupper, N., Jonge, P. de, & Penninx, B.W.J.H. (2013). Differential association of somatic and cognitive symptoms of depression and anxiety with inflammation: Findings from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA). Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(9), 1573-1585. Further information

Klik hier voor de uitgebreide publicatielijst (alleen publicaties uit de Tilburg University Repository)

Projects

I'm involved in a research project that tries to find biological interfaces between type D personality and heart disease. We focus on several biological systems, such as the immune system, the autonomic nervous system and the endocrine system.

External accreditation

Editorial board Psychosomatic Medicine

Research supervision

Co-advisor of Robert Smith (PhD defense October 2009)

Co-advisor of Hester Duivis (PhD defense October 2012)

Co-advisor of Madelein Hoogwegt MSc (2014)

Co-advisor of Dionne Kessing MSc (2015)

Conferences

 

Teaching

Master of Medical Psychology:

  • psychosomatic models of explanation (course director)
    Subjects: introduction in psychosomatic and stress models; personality and disease; cardiovascular reactivity and health; psychosomatic models of asthma;psychosomatic models of diabetes

  • advanced research skills (cardiovascular module)
  • advanced scientific skills (good clinical practice)

 

Bachelor psychology and health:

  • Biological psychology (course director)

Subjects: Psychophysiology: the electrodermal system; Developmental Psychophysiology; Psychophysiology of sleep; Biological basis of psychopathology: Anxiety, depression & PTSD

 

 


H.M. (Nina) Kupper teaches the following subjects:

Teaching activities elsewhere

Postdoctoral education (RINO):  psychological issues of diabetes patients: a biological explanation

Other activities

* Chair of the ethics advisory committee (PETC)

* Member Education committee (OLC-PSY)

* Member Library advisory committee

Contact details
Room T 508
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 2956
Secretary+31 13 466 2175
Fax +31 13 466 2067
Email h.m.kupper@tilburguniversity.edu

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Associate Professor
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology

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Last amended: 14 April 2014

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