Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
About us Practical matters How to find us prof. dr. R.C. (Richard) Oude Voshaar
University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. R.C. (Richard) Oude Voshaar

Professor of Old Age Psychiatry
Profile picture of prof. dr. R.C. (Richard) Oude Voshaar



As clinician and head of the clinical training programme for residents in old age psychiatry, I am daily confronted with the lack of evidence for the treatment we offer to our older patients with psychiatric diseases. This confrontation has motivated me to devote my own research line to clinically relevant research of the common mental disorders, i.e. mood-, anxiety and somatoform disorders. Herein, my main interest lies in the interaction between somatic health and these common mental disorders.

Other positions

Associated Editor Aging and Mental Health
Board member European Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (EAGP)
SCEN-physician (Support and Consultation for Euthanasia in the Netherlands)
Last modified:01 March 2024 12.36 p.m.

Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands