Yvette Meuleman, MSc

Position:
  • PhD student


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 6821
E-Mail: meulemany@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Psychologie, Gezondheids, Medische- Neuropsychologie
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2A14


  • Medical and health psychology

  • Chronic disease management

  • Health promotion and disease prevention

  • Lifestyle interventions

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Self-management

  • E-Health

Profile

Yvette Meuleman’s research focuses on self-management interventions in the treatment of patients with a chronic disease. More specifically, she is interested in the development, evaluation and implementation of self-regulation programs to support patients with chronic kidney disease in reducing their sodium intake. Her research activities include quantitative as well as qualitative research, the use of e-Health and innovative Lab-on-a-Chip technology in lifestyle interventions, investigating the role of psychosocial aspects in disease progression and exploring the needs of both patients and health care professionals with regard to behavioral support strategies. Furthermore, she teaches courses in psychosocial aspects of chronic disease, health promotion and disease prevention.

Ancillary positions

None

Last Modified: 14-01-2016