Trimbos news

  • 30 March 2015

    Trimbos opens a new office in Moldova: ‘Private Institute Trimbos Moldova’

    Within the framework of international cooperation, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has mandated the Consortium led by the Trimbos Institute, the Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, to implement the project entitled Reform of Mental Health Services in Moldova (2014-2018).

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  • 19 March 2015

    Dutch GRADE Network was launched!


    On March 4, the GRADE Guidance Group of the GRADE Working Group approved of establishing a Dutch GRADE Network. The Dutch GRADE Network was launched during an international GRADE meeting in Amsterdam.

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  • 10 March 2015

    Trimbos researcher receives Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Award

    Joran Lokkerbol of the Trimbos Institute will receive the 2015 Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Award in Venice on 27 March. It is a distinction conferred on authors of the three best articles in the Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics over a two-year period. This international journal specialises in health economics research in the mental health sector.

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  • 3 March 2015

    Evaluation of Luxembourg’s drugs strategy and action plan

    In cooperation with CVO Research and Consultancy, the Trimbos Institute has evaluated the Luxembourg government’s 2010–2014 Drugs Strategy and Action Plan. The study was commissioned by the Luxembourg Ministry of Health.

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  • 18 February 2015

    Trimbos Institute opens Brussels office

    The Trimbos Institute opened an office in Brussels on 9 February. The main purpose is to promote the international dissemination of evidence-based interventions in mental health and addiction.

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  • 10 February 2015

    People in mental health treatment without mental disorders

    Is it true that many people are receiving mental health care who do not need it because they fail to meet the criteria for a DSM mental disorder? The British Journal of Psychiatry recently published research findings on that question.

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  • 4 February 2015

    Job insecurity strongly linked to mental disorders

    The Trimbos Institute has carried out a study to identify types of working conditions that are associated with the prevalence of mental disorders in employees. It also compared the mental health of employees in poor-quality jobs (those with many adverse working conditions) to that of people who were unemployed or incapacitated for work.

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  • 20 January 2015

    Gender differences in mental disorders and suicidal behaviour

    A recent study has assessed gender differences in the prevalence of DSM-IV mental disorders and suicidality in Europe. Research results were compared from ten European countries that participate in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Although gender differences in psychopathology have been assessed before, the present study explored systematic differences between women and men in a broad range of European countries.

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  • 20 January 2015

    Barriers to the use of information and communication technologies by older people

    In cooperation with partners from six European countries, the Trimbos Institute has assessed the barriers experienced by older people to using information and communication technologies (ICT).

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  • 19 January 2015

    Rutger Engels sets out five mental health focuses for Trimbos Institute

    Rutger Engels has been at the helm of the Trimbos Institute for just over a year now. He has set out a strategy for the coming years to address five central mental health themes, with a particular focus on innovation, knowledge implementation and economic evaluation within each theme.

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Latest update: 08-07-2013