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prof. dr. F. Pouwer


TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology


Frans Pouwer is full professor, programme leader Diabetes Mellitus.


Principal publications

  • Pouwer F. Should we screen for emotional distress in type 2 diabetes? Nature Reviews Endocrinology 2009;5(12):665-671.
  • Jones A, Vallis M, Pouwer F. If it does not significantly change HbA1c levels why should we waste time on it? A plea for the prioritization of psychological well-being in people with diabetes. Diabet Med. 2015 Feb;32(2):155-63.
  • Nefs G, Donga E, van Someren E, Bot M, Speight J, Pouwer F. Subjective sleep impairment in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES-The Netherlands. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Jul 31. pii: S0168-8227(15)00330-7.
  • Tak SR, Hendrieckx C, Nefs G, Nyklí?ek I, Speight J, Pouwer F. The association between types of eating behaviour and dispositional mindfulness in adults with diabetes. Results from Diabetes MILES. The Netherlands. Appetite. 2015 Jan 13. pii: S0195-6663(15)00015-X. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.01.006.
  • Stoop CH, Nefs G, Pommer AM, Pop VJ, Pouwer F. Effectiveness of a stepped care intervention for anxiety and depression in people with diabetes, asthma or COPD in primary care: A randomized controlled trial. J Affect Disord. 2015 Sep 15;184:269-76.

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Last amended: 10 February 2016