Nathalie Van Hees, MPhil

  • Ph.D. candidate - Faculty of Social Sciences and LUMC Psychiatry
  • Nutritional deficits, depression and anxiety, coeliac disease, chronic disease.

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2727
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Psychologie, Klinische Psychologie
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden

Nathalie van Hees (1969) completed her Research Master Clinical Psychology at Leiden University in 2009. Her Ph.D. research involves the role of nutritional deficits in psychopathology in patients with a chronic disease. She is interested in particular in the role of amino acids, fatty acids, micronutrients and inflammatory markers in depression and anxiety. Her present research involves patients with coeliac disease.

Before her current position at Leiden University she worked as a Project Manager at the IT firm Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.


The role of nutritional deficits in psychopathology in patients with chronic disease.


van Hees, N.J.M., Van der Does, A.J.W., Giltay, E.J. (2010). Coeliac Disease, Diet Stringency and Depression. Manuscript submitted for publication.


van Hees N.J.M., E.J. Giltay, J.M. Geleijnse, N. Janssen, W. van der Does. DHA Serum Levels Were Significantly Higher in Celiac Disease Patients Compared to Healthy Controls and Were Unrelated to Depression. PLoS One 2014;9(5):e97778.


Last Modified: 12-11-2014