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W.F. Scholte MD PhD

Position: Scientific staff member (UD)
Main activities: Research, Teaching
Specialisation: Psychiatric, psychological and social consequences of war and political violence
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Focus of research:
  • Refugee mental health
  • Mental health in war-affected populations
  • Mental health in victims of human trafficking
  • Cross-cultural psychiatry
  • Humanitarian staff well-being

 

AMC themes: Neurological & Psychiatric Disorders, Public Health & Epidemiology
Departments: Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry
Arjadi R, Nauta MH, Scholte WF, Hollon SD, Chowdhary N, Suryani AO, Bockting CLH, Guided Act and Feel Indonesia (GAF-ID) - Internet-based behavioral activation intervention for depression in Indonesia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. TRIALS 2016;17 (1):455 [PubMed]
Strohmeier H, Scholte WF, Trauma-related mental health problems among national humanitarian staff: a systematic review of the literature. EUR J PSYCHOTRAUMATO 2015;6:28541 [PubMed]
Verduin F, Scholte WF, Rutayisire T, Busschers WB, Stronks K, The validation of a social functioning questionnaire in an African postconflict context. TRANSCULT PSYCHIATRY 2014;51 (2):228-246 [PubMed]
Verduin F, Smid GE, Wind TR, Scholte WF, In search of links between social capital, mental health and sociotherapy: a longitudinal study in Rwanda. SOC SCI MED 2014;121:1-9 [PubMed]
Eriksson CB, Lopes Cardozo B, Foy DW, Sabin M, Ager A, Snider L, Scholte WF, Kaiser R, Olff M, Rijnen B, Crawford CG, Zhu J, Simon W, Pre-deployment mental health and trauma exposure of expatriate humanitarian aid workers: Risk and resilience factors.. TRAUMATOLOGY (TALLAHASS FLA) 2013;19 (1):41-48
Scholte WF. Mental health in war-affected populations. s.l.: s.n.; 2013. 179p. [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): Gersons BPR, Olff M; copromotor(s): )
Verduin F. Measures and outcomes of a psychosocial group approach in Rwanda. s.l.: s.n.; 2013. 162p. ISBN 9789462281820 [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): Stronks K; copromotor(s): Scholte WF)
Verduin F, Engelhard EAN, Rutayisire T, Stronks K, Scholte WF, Intimate partner violence in Rwanda: the mental health of victims and perpetrators. J INTERPERS VIOLENCE 2013;28 (9):1839-1858 [PubMed]
Lopes Cardozo B, Gotway Crawford C, Eriksson C, Zhu J, Sabin M, Ager A, Foy D, Snider L, Scholte W, Kaiser R, Olff M, Rijnen B, Simon W, Psychological Distress, Depression, Anxiety, and Burnout among International Humanitarian Aid Workers: A Longitudinal Study. PLOS ONE 2012;7 (9):e44948 [PubMed]
Scholte WF, Verduin F, Kamperman AM, Rutayisire T, Zwinderman AH, Stronks K, The effect on mental health of a large scale psychosocial intervention for survivors of mass violence: a quasi-experimental study in Rwanda. PLOS ONE 2011;6 (8):e21819 [PubMed]
Scholte WF, Verduin F, van Lammeren A, Rutayisire T, Kamperman AM, Psychometric properties and longitudinal validation of the self-reporting questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a Rwandan community setting: a validation study. BMC MED RES METHODOL 2011;11:116 [PubMed]
Ventevogel P, de Vries G, Scholte WF, Shinwari NR, Faiz H, Nassery R, van den Brink W, Olff M, Properties of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) and the Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) as screening instruments used in primary care in Afghanistan. SOC PSYCH PSYCH EPID 2007;42 (4):328-335 [PubMed]
Güzelcan Y, Scholte WF, Door clozapine geinduceerde agranulocytose: genetische en immunologische verklaringen. TIJDSCHR PSYCHIATR 2006;48 (4):295-302
Scholte P, van den Hout I, Dekker C, Schoonbeek E, Opnieuw leren vertrouwen. Equator, programma voor getraumatiseerde vluchtelingen. PHAXX 2006;1:8-11
Rohlof JGBM, Scholte WF. Diagnostiek en behandeling van getraumatiseerde vluchtelingen in: Gersons BPR, Olff M, editors. Behandelingsstrategieën bij posttraumatische stressstoornissen [tweede, herziene. S.l.: s.n.; 2005., p. 141-153
Boot E, de Haan L, Guzelcan Y, Scholte WF, Assies H, Pericardial and bilateral pleural effusion associated with clozapine treatment. EUR PSYCHIAT 2004;19 (1):65 [PubMed]
Güzelcan Y, de Koning MB, Scholte WF, Parkinsonisme tijdens valprotïnezuurgebruik bij een patiënte met een bipolaire stoornis. TIJDSCHR PSYCHIATR 2004;46 (1):47-51
Güzelcan Y, Scholte WF , Olff M, Gersons BPR, Posttraumatische stressstoornis ten gevolge van somatische ziekten of de behandeling daarvan. Een overzicht. TIJDSCHR PSYCHIATR 2004;46 (9):611-617
Scholte WF, Olff M, Ventevogel P, de Vries GJ, Jansveld E, Cardozo BL, Crawford CAG, Mental health symptoms following war and repression in eastern Afghanistan. JAMA-J AM MED ASSOC 2004;292 (5):585-593 [PubMed]
Scholte WF , van de Put WACM, de Jong JP, A protocol for psychosocial intervention in refugee crisis; early experiences in Rwandan refugee camps. INTERVENTION 2004;2 (3):181-192
Güzelcan Y, de Haan L, Scholte WF, Risperidone may induce mania. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY 2002;162 (1):85-86 [PubMed]
Scholte WF, Splintered innocence. An intuitive approach to treating war trauma. ACTA PSYCHIAT SCAND 2002;106 (6):468
Ventevogel P, Scholte WF. Van je familie moet je het hebben... Een Ghanese vrouw met recidiverende psychosen in: Borra R, van Dijk R, Rohlof H, editors. Cultuur, classificatie en diagnose. Cultuursensitief werken met de DSM-IV. Houten / Diegem: Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum; 2002., p. 117-128
Güzelcan Y, Scholte WF , Assies J , Becker HE, Manie tijdens het gebruik van een combinatiepreparaat met sint-janskruid (Hypericum perforatum). NED TIJDSCHR GENEESKD 2001;145 (40):1943-1945 [PubMed]
de Jong JP, Scholte WF , Koeter MW, Hart AA, The prevalence of mental health problems in Rwandan and Burundese refugee camps. ACTA PSYCHIAT SCAND 2000;102 (3):171-177 [PubMed]
Linszen DH, Dingemans PM, Lenior ME, Scholte WF , de Haan L, Goldstein MJ, Early detection and intervention in schizophrenia. INT CLIN PSYCHOPHARM 1998;13 (Suppl. 3):S31-S34 [PubMed]
Linszen DH, Dingemans PM, Nugter MA, van der Does AJ, Scholte WF , Lenior MA, Patient attributes and expressed emotion as risk factors for psychotic relapse. SCHIZOPHRENIA BULL 1997;23 (1):119-130 [PubMed]
Linszen D, Dingemans P, van der Does JW, Nugter A, Scholte P, Lenior R, Goldstein MJ, Treatment, expressed emotion and relapse in recent onset schizophrenic disorders. PSYCHOL MED 1996;26 (2):333-342 [PubMed]
van der Does AJ, Dingemans PM, Linszen DH, Nugter MA, Scholte WF, Symptoms, cognitive and social functioning in recent-onset schizophrenia: a longitudinal study. SCHIZOPHR RES 1996;19 (1):61-71 [PubMed]
Willem van der Does AJ, Dingemans PM, Linszen DH, Nugter MA, Scholte WF, Dimensions and subtypes of recent-onset schizophrenia. A longitudinal analysis. J NERV MENT DIS 1995;183 (11):681-687 [PubMed]
Linszen DH, Dingemans PM, Lenior ME, Nugter MA, Scholte WF , van der Does AJ, Relapse criteria in schizophrenic disorders: different perspectives. PSYCHIAT RES 1994;54 (3):273-281 [PubMed]
van der Does AJ, Dingemans PM, Linszen DH, Nugter MA, Scholte WF, Symptom dimensions and cognitive and social functioning in recent-onset schizophrenia. PSYCHOL MED 1993;23 (3):745-753 [PubMed]
van der Does AJ, Linszen DH, Dingemans PM, Nugter MA, Scholte WF, A dimensional and categorical approach to the symptomatology of recent-onset schizophrenia. J NERV MENT DIS 1993;181 (12):744-749 [PubMed]
Key publications

Scholte WF. Mental health in war-affected populations. s.l.: s.n.; 2013. 179p. [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): Gersons BPR, Olff M; copromotor(s): )
Scholte WF, Verduin F, Kamperman AM, Rutayisire T, Zwinderman AH, Stronks K, The effect on mental health of a large scale psychosocial intervention for survivors of mass violence: a quasi-experimental study in Rwanda. PLOS ONE 2011;6 (8):e21819 [PubMed]
Scholte WF, Verduin F, van Lammeren A, Rutayisire T, Kamperman AM, Psychometric properties and longitudinal validation of the self-reporting questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a Rwandan community setting: a validation study. BMC MED RES METHODOL 2011;11:116 [PubMed]
Scholte WF, Olff M, Ventevogel P, de Vries GJ, Jansveld E, Cardozo BL, Crawford CAG, Mental health symptoms following war and repression in eastern Afghanistan. JAMA-J AM MED ASSOC 2004;292 (5):585-593 [PubMed]
Scholte WF , van de Put WACM, de Jong JP, A protocol for psychosocial intervention in refugee crisis; early experiences in Rwandan refugee camps. INTERVENTION 2004;2 (3):181-192


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