MD PhD P.P. de Koning

PhD Candidate, Medical Specialist
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research
Focus of research

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for obsessieve-compulsive disorder with a special interest in psychoneuroendocrinology and psychoneuroimmunology.

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for obsessive-compulsive disorder


Key publications
  • de Koning P. P., Figee M., Endert E., van den Munckhof P., Schuurman P. R., Storosum J. G., Denys D., Fliers E. Rapid effects of deep brain stimulation reactivation on symptoms and neuroendocrine parameters in obsessive-compulsive disorder Translational psychiatry 2016;6:e722 [PubMed]
  • van Bennekom Martine J., Kasanmoentalib M. Soemiati, de Koning Pelle P., Denys Damiaan A Virtual Reality Game to Assess Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking 2017;20 (11):718-722 [PubMed]
  • de Koning Pelle P., Figee Martijn, van den Munckhof Pepijn, Schuurman P. Richard, Denys Damiaan Current status of deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a clinical review of different targets Current psychiatry reports 2011;13 (4):274-282 [PubMed]
  • de Koning Pelle P., Figee Martijn, Endert Erik, Storosum Jitschak G., Fliers Eric, Denys Damiaan Deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder is associated with cortisol changes Psychoneuroendocrinology 2013;38 (8):1455-1459 [PubMed]
  • van Bennekom Martine J., de Koning Pelle P., Denys Damiaan Virtual Reality Objectifies the Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders: A Literature Review Frontiers in psychiatry 2017;8:163 [PubMed]
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