Anxiety and Depression: Family Matters
|PhD ceremony:||Ms H. Festen|
|When:||June 01, 2017|
|Supervisor:||prof. dr. P.J. (Peter) de Jong|
|Co-supervisor:||prof. dr. M.H. (Maaike) Nauta|
|Where:||Academy building RUG|
|Faculty:||Behavioural and Social Sciences|
Anxiety and depressive disorders are severe, highly prevalent mental disorders, that can cause major impairment in day-to-day functioning. Previous research has indicated that offspring of parents with anxiety or depression are at increased risk for developing anxiety or depression themselves . The studies described in this thesis have focused on different aspects of prevention, risk factors for developing anxiety and depression in offspring and factors that can influence treatment outcome.