MD PhD W.F. Scholte

Research Associate
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research, Other
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


Key publications
  • Scholte W. F. Mental health in war-affected populations 2013. 179p. [UvA Dissertations Online]
  • Scholte Willem F., Verduin Femke, Kamperman Astrid M., Rutayisire Theoneste, Zwinderman Aeilko H., Stronks Karien 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 Willem F., Verduin Femke, van Lammeren Anouk, Rutayisire Theoneste, Kamperman Astrid M. Psychometric properties and longitudinal validation of the self-reporting questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a Rwandan community setting: a validation study BMC medical research methodology 2011;11:116 [PubMed]
  • Scholte Willem F., Olff Miranda, Ventevogel Peter, de Vries Giel-Jan, Jansveld Eveline, Cardozo Barbara Lopes, Crawford Carol A. Gotway Mental health symptoms following war and repression in eastern Afghanistan JAMA 2004;292 (5):585-593 [PubMed]
  • Scholte W. F., van de Put W. A. C. M., de Jong J. P. A protocol for psychosocial intervention in refugee crisis; early experiences in Rwandan refugee camps Intervention : The international journal of mental health, psychosocial work and counselling in areas of armed conflict 2004;2 (3):181-192
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