Prof. J.A. Knoop PhD


Prof. PhD J.A. Knoop

Full Professor
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Medical psychology
Focus of research

 Evidence-based behavioural interventions for medical conditions and somatic symptoms

Key publications
  • Abrahams H. J. G., Gielissen M. F. M., Schmits I. C., Verhagen C. A. H. H. V. M., Rovers M. M., Knoop H. Risk factors, prevalence, and course of severe fatigue after breast cancer treatment: a meta-analysis involving 12 327 breast cancer survivors Annals of oncology 2016;27 (6):965-974 [PubMed]
  • Wiborg Jan F., van Bussel Jose, van Dijk Agaat, Bleijenberg Gijs, Knoop Hans Randomised Controlled Trial of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Delivered in Groups of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Psychotherapy and psychosomatics 2015;84 (6):368-376 [PubMed]
  • Goedendorp Martine M., Tack Cees J., Steggink Elles, Bloot Lotte, Bazelmans Ellen, Knoop Hans Chronic Fatigue in Type 1 Diabetes: Highly Prevalent but Not Explained by Hyperglycemia or Glucose Variability Diabetes care 2014;37 (1):73-80 [PubMed]
  • Knoop H., van Kessel K., Moss-Morris R. Which cognitions and behaviours mediate the positive effect of cognitive behavioural therapy on fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis? Psychological medicine 2012;42 (1):205-213 [PubMed]
  • van der Schaaf Marieke E., de Lange Floris P., Schmits Iris C., Geurts Dirk E. M., Roelofs Karin, van der Meer Jos W. M., Toni Ivan, Knoop Hans Prefrontal Structure Varies as a Function of Pain Symptoms in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Biological psychiatry 2017;81 (4):358-365 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. PhD J.A. Knoop (Evidence-based psychological and behavioural interventions in chronic medical conditions)

The research programme is aimed at the developement and evaluation of psychological and behavioural interventions for (chronic) medical conditions. The interventions can be aimed at the reduction of symptoms, improvement of well-being or improved adaptation to a chronic medical conditions. The focus is on the developement of cognitive behavioural interventions, e-health and chronic fatigue.

PhD A.M.J. Braamse
PhD M.F.M. Gielissen

PhD Students
PhD H.J.G. Abrahams
MSc PhD S.P. Keijmel
MSc J. Menting
MD MSc C.P. Okkersen
MSc H. Poort
MD MSc M.D. Roerink
MSc S. Van Deuren
MSc M.G.M. Worm-Smeitink

Current research funding
  • KWF Kankerbestrijding
  • Stichting AMC Foundation
  • University of Bristol