Van Hoof, Drs. M.J. (Marie-José)

  • External PhD candidate

Academic Career

  • PhD candidate EPISCA (Emotional Pathways' Imaging Study in Clinical Adolescents) at Curium-LUMC/LIBC-junior/Child and Family Studies FSS Leiden UNiversity (2007-) Promotores: prof. R.R.J.M. Vermeiren and prof. dr. M.H. van IJzendoorn.
  • "Incidence of Anorexia Nervosa in childhood in prdiatric and childpsychiatric practice", 2-year researchproject by Nederlands SignaleringsCentrum Kindergeneeskunde (NSCK), liaison to TNO-Preventie Leiden. Co-researchers: dr. J.J. Schweizer, dr. A.A. van Elburg, drs. A.H. Teeuw, drs. R. Rodriques Pereira. (2004-2008)
  • Research fellowship New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University (1996-1998) Research topics e.g.:
    PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections)- supervisors D. Pine/AE Whitaker/D. Schaffer 
    Prepulse inhibition of the startle response in schizophenia - supervisiors D. Printz/J. Gorman
  • M.D. Medicine, Leiden University (1995), BIG registration: clinical rotations in USA and Israël at Albert Einstein College of Medicine NYC, Sinai School of Medicine NYC resp. Chaim Sheba Medical School TelhaShomer, Thesis: Research master thesis medicine on Haedache and Sleep, Brigham and Woman's Hospital Department of Neurology/Harvard Medical School, USA (prof. dr. E.L.H. Speirings - supervisor)
  • MSc Orthopedagogy Faculty of Social Sciences Leiden University (1993), stages in USA, South America and Africa. Thesis: Research maser thesis orthopedagogy on the Pediatric Symptom Checklist- dutch version (prof. dr. Aldenkamp supervisor) at Centra voor Epilepsie Groningen/Zwolle/Heemstede.
  • Educational assistant in cellbiology and microscopic anatomy (1987-1991)
  • Oxford Higher and Cambridge Proficience certificates Merrion House, UK

Academic awards

  • Hilly de Roever-Bonnet fonds, Vereniging van Nederlandse Vrouwelijke Artsen (VNVA) (2009)
  • WOP GGZ Rivierduinen (2009-2012)
  • Donald Cohen Fellowship fellow at ESCAP 2007 in Florence, Italy
  • Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (1997)
  • Viola Bernard Endowment Fund at Colombia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute (1997)
  • Sophia Hospital Foundation (1998)
  • De Drie Lichten (1996&1998)
  • LUF (1992-1994)

Clinical Career

  • Addiitional Training in e.g. leadership/management, trauma treatment/EMDR
  • Initiator and president 'Working committee on trauma and child abuse", Landelijk Kenniscentrum Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie (since 2008)
  • Position at GGZ Kinderen en Jeugd Rivierduinen, heading an outpatient team 21 (since 2006)
  • Posision at Triversum (heading three orthopsychiatric clinical treatment teams) (2006)
  • Child and adolescent training Curium/Triversium (2002-2006) registration NVvP
  • Psychiatry training HLOCP - Leiden/The Haque (1998-2002), MSRC registration
  • Pediatrics & neonatology, Victoria Hospital Blackpool UK and Sophia Hospital Zwolle (1995-1996)

Research areas of interest

  • Neuroimaging of the brain (resting state, functional, connectivity, DTI/MTI)
  • Normal development and Psychopathology (trauma, orthopsychiatric disorders)
  • Emotion regulation
  • Attachment
  • Adolescence, neonatology
  • Neurobiological measures

Conference presentations

  • Symposium "The pediatrician and anorexia nervosa: how often do we see it and how should we treat it?" J.J. Schweizer, A.A. van Elburg, M.J. van Hoof, A.H. Teeuw, R. Rodriques Pereira, annual conference of Dutch Society of Pediatrics (NVK), Veldhoven (November 2008)
  • IACAPAP Istanbul: "Trauma organization in the Netherlands" (May 2008)
  • Symposium "research on sexual abuse in girls" GGZ Kinderen en Jeugd Rivierduinen, Oegstgeest (November 2007)
  • "PANDAS: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections", Grand Rounds Pediatric Neurology Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York (November 2007)
  • "Headache and sleep, a vicous circle", Cave Fungos, Leiden (1991)


  • Meens, P.H.F., Van Lang, N.D.J., Van Hoof, MJ., Rinne-Albers, M.A.W., Van der Wee, N.J.A., Van Buchem, M.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Lamer-Winkelman, F. & Vermeiren R.R.J.M. (2009). EPISCA: Emotional Pathways' Imaging Study in Clinical Adolescents. A pilot study evaluating the first reseults of our (fMRI) Emotional Faces Task. Poster presented at the ESCAP, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Meens P.H.F., Van Lang, N.D.J., Van Hoof, MJ., Rinne-Albers, M.A.W., Van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Van Buchem M.A., Lamers-Winkelman, F. & Vermeiren R.R.J.M. (2009). EPISCA: Emotional Pathways' Imaging Study in Clinical Adolescents. A pilot study evaluating the First results of our fMRI Emotional Faces Task. poster presented at LIBC symposium Leiden and at the Developmental Neuroimaging workshop, KNAW, Amsterdam.
  • Schweizer J.J., Van Elburg A.M., Van Hoof, MJ., Teeuw, A.H. & Rodriques Pereira R. (2008). Eetstoornissen bij Nederlandse kinderen: top van de ijsberg? Abstract in annual conference summariesbook at the Dutch Pediatrics Society -NVK.
  • Van Hoof, MJ. Van der Wee, N.J.A., De Roos, C.J.A.M., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. Van IJzendoorn, M.H. & Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (2007). Neural correlates of attachment representation and emotional dysregulatien in female adolescents with a history of documented childhood sexual abuse; a fMRI study. Poster presented at the ESCAP, Florence, Italy, 2009.
  • Van Hoof, MJ., Spaans, C. & Treffers, P.D.A. (2004). PANDAS in vermomming: presentatie als hypochondrie en oppositioneel-opstandige gedragsstoornis. Poster presented at the Society of Psychiatry - NVvP in Maastricht.
  • Spierings E.L. & Van Hoof, MJ. (1997). Fatique and sleep in chronic headache sufferers: an age-and sex-controlled questionnaire. Headache 37, 549-52.
  • Van Hoof, MJ. & Aldenkamp A.P. (1995). Herkenning van psycho-sociale problemen in de kindergeneeskundige praktijk: de bruikbaarheid van de Pediatric Symptom Checklist- Nederlandse versie (PSC_NL). Tijdschrift voor Orthopedagogiek, Kinderpsychiatrie en Klinische Kinderpsychologie, 20, 84-94.

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