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Dr. S.P. (Sieberen) van der Werf

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group Brain and Cognition

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 129
  • Room number: 0.06
Postal address
  • Postbus 15915
    1001 NK Amsterdam
  • Publications

    Publicaties

    Dutch and international, peer reviewed

    2016

    • S.P. van der Werf, S. Geurts & M.F.J.M. de Werd (2016). Subjective Memory Ability and Long-Term Forgetting in Patients Referred for Neuropsychological Assessment. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:00605. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00605

    2015

    • Geurts S, van der Werf SP,  Kessels RPC.  Accelerated forgetting? An evaluation on the use of long-term forgetting rates in patients with memory problems. Frontiers in Psychology, 2015, 6: 752-761. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00752

    2013

    2011

    • Snaphaan L, van der Werf SP, De Leeuw, F-E. Time course and risk factors of post-stroke fatigue: a prospective cohort study . European Journal of   Neurology, 2011, 18(4): 611-617.
    • Van der Werf SP &   Vos SH. Memory Worries and Self-Reported Daily Forgetfulness: A Psychometric Evaluation of the Dutch Translation of the Multifactorial Memory Questionnaire, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 2011, 25(2): 244-268.
    • Van der Werf SP & Vos SH. The Prospective Retrospective   Memory Questionnaire: psychometric properties and normative data of a Dutch translation. Netherlands Journal of Psychology, 2011, 66:120-128.
    • Werd de M,  van der Werf  SP. Lange termijn vergeten: een kwestie van tijd? Tijdschrift voor neuropsychologie, 2011, 6(2): 80-87.

    2010

    • Wiborg JF, van der Werf SP, Klein Rouweler E, Alberts M, Prins JB, Bleijenberg G.   Being bound to home with chronic fatigue syndrome : a multidimensional comparison with outpatients. Psychiatry Research, 2010, 177(1-2):246-249.
    • Van den Bogaard   M, Ramakers BP, van Alfen N, van der Werf SP, Fick WF, Hoedemaekers CW, Verbeek MM, Schoonhoven L,    van der Hoeven JG, Pickkers,P. Endotoxemia-induced Inflammation and the Effect on the Human Brain. Critical Care, 2010, 14 :R8.
    • Stulemeijer M,Vos PE, van der Werf SP, Van Dijk G, Rijpkema M, Fernández G.   How mild traumatic brain injury affects declarative memory performance in the post-acute stage. Journal of Neurotrauma, 2010, 27,1585-1595.

    2009 and before

    • Van Alfen N, van der Werf SP, van Engelen B.   Long-term pain, fatigue and impairment in neuralgic amyotrophy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2009, 90:435-439.
    • Naarding P, Janzing J,   Eling P, van der Werf SP,   Kremer H. Apathy is not depression in Huntington's disease. T he Journal of   Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2009,21:266-270.
    • Baecke M, Spaanderman M, van der Werf SP. Cognitive function after pre-eclampsia: an explorative study. Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology, 2009, 30 (1):58-64.
    • Andriessen C, de Jong, Jacobs B; van der Werf SP, Vos P. Sensitivity and specificity of the 3-item memory test in the assessment of post traumatic amnesia.  Brain Injury, 2009, 23(4): 345-352 .
    • Snaphaan L,   van der Werf SP, Kanselaar K, de Leeuw FE. Post-stroke d epressive symptoms are associated with post-stroke characteristics.  Cerebrovascular  Diseases, 2009, 16(6):551-557.
    • Rover de M, Petersson K, Van der Werf SP,  Cools A, BergerHJ, Fernández G. Neural correlates of strategic memory retrieval: Differentiating between spatial-associative and temporal-associative strategies.  Human Brain Mapping, 2008, 29:1068-1079.
    • Stulemeijer M, van der Werf SP,   Borm G, Vos PE. Early prediction of favorable recovery six-months after mild traumatic brain injury. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 2008, 79:936-942.
    • Stulemeijer M, van der Werf SP , Vos P. Lange termijn uitkomst na licht traumatisch schedelhersenletsel: de discrepantie tussen cognitieve klachten en neuropsychologische testprestatie nader belicht. Tijdschrift voor neuropsychologie, 2008, 3:2-11.
    • Berger H JC, van der Werf   SP, Horstink CA, Cools AR,   Oyen WJ,   Horstink MW. Schrijfkramp: herstel van striatale dopaminerge activiteit na succesvolle behandeling met EMG-biofeedback. Gedragstherapie, 2008, 41(1), 105-114 .  
    • Stulemeijer M, Vos P, Bleijenberg G, van der Werf   SP. Cognitive complaints after mild traumatic braininjury: Things are not always what they seem. J Psychosom Res, 2007, 63 (6):637-45.
    • Stulemeijer M, Andriessen T,   Brouwer J, Vos P,   van der Werf S.   Cognitive performance after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The impact of poor effort on test results and its relation to distress, personality and litigation.  Brain Injury, 2007; 21(3):309-318.
    • Berger HJ, van der Werf SP, Horstink CA, Cools AR, Oyen WJ, Horstink MW.   Writer's   cramp: Restoration of striatal D2-binding after successful biofeedback-based sensorimotor training.  Parkinson and Related disorders, 2007, 13(3), 170-173.
    • Stulemeijer M, van der Werf SP, Jacobs B, Biert J, van Vugt AB, Brauer JM, Vos PE. Impact of additional extracranial injuries on outcome after mild traumatic brain injury. J of Neurotrauma, 2006 Oct;23(10):1561-1569.
    • Schillings ML, Kalkman JS, van der Werf SP, Padberg GW, Zwarts MJ, van Engelen BG, Bleijenberg G. Central adaptations during repetitive contractions assessed by the readiness potential. EurJ Appl Physiol, 2006 Jul;97(5):521-526.
    • Stulemeijer M, van der Werf   SP, Bleijenberg G, Biert J, Brauer J, Vos P. Recovery from mild traumatic brain injury: afocus on fatigue. J Neurol, 2006, 253(8):1041-1047.
    • Kalkman S , Schillings M, van der Werf SP, Padberg PW,   Zwarts MJ, van Engelen BGM, and   Bleijenberg G. Experienced fatigue in facioscapulohumeral dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy, and HMSN-I. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry, 2005, 76: 1406 - 1409.
    • De Lange F, Kalkman JS,   Hagoort P, Bleijenberg   G, van der Werf SP,   van der Meer J, Toni I. Neural correlates of the chronic fatigue syndrome-an fMRI study. Brain, 2004;127(9):1948-1957.
    • Ohashi K, Bleijenberg G, van der Werf   SP, Prins J, Amaral LAN, Natelson BH. Decreased fractal correlation in diurnal physical activity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Methods Inf Med, 2004, 43: 26-29.
    • Schillings ML, Kalkman JS, vander Werf SP, van Engelen BGM, Bleijenberg G, Zwarts MJ. Diminishedcentral activation during maximal voluntarycontraction in chronic fatigue syndrome. Clinical Neurophysiology, 2004, 115: 2518-2524.
    • Van Engelen   BGM, Kalkman J, Schillings ML, Van der Werf   SP, Bleijenberg G,   Zwarts MJ.   Moeheid bij neuromusculaire aandoeningen. Ned. Tijdschr. Geneeskd, 2004,148(27): 1336-1341.
    • Berger HJC, Cools AR, Horstink MWIM, Oyen WJGO, Verhoeven EWM, Van der Werf SP. Striatal dopamine and learning strategy - an   123 I-FP-CIT SPECT study.  Neuropsychologia, 2004,42(8):1071-178.
    • Prins JB, Bos L, Servaes P, Huibers M, van der Werf, SP, van der Meer JWM, Bleijenberg G. Social support and the persistence of complains in chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychother Psychosom, 2004,73:174-182.
    • De Galan BE, Rietjens, SJ, Tack CJ, van der Werf SP, Sweep CGJ, Lenders JWM, Smits P. Antecendent adrenaline attenuates the responsiveness to but not the release of counterregulatory hormones during subsequent hypoglycemia. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, 88(1): 5462-5467.
    • Van der Werf, SP. Ervaren vermoeidheid bij het chronisch vermoeidheid syndroom en neurologische aandoeningen en neurologische aandoeningen. Tijdschrift voor Neurologie en Neurochirurgie, 2003, 6: 388-389.
    • Van der Werf SP, van Engelen B, Schillings M, Kalkman J, Zwarts M, Bleijenberg G. Fatigue, lack of motivation and daytime sleepiness in patients with adult-onset myotonic dystrophy. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 2003;74 (1):138-139.
    • Van der Werf SP, Evers E, Jongen P, Bleijenberg G. The role of helplessness as mediator between neurological disability, emotional instability, experienced fatigue and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Scelerosis , 2003;9:89-94.
    • Brouwers FM, van der Werf SP, Bleijenberg G, van der Zee L, van der Meer JWM. The effect of a polynutrient supplement on levels of fatigue and physical activity of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: a double blind randomized controlled trial.  Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 2002;35:147-155.
    • Prins JB, Bazelmans E, van der Werf SP, van der Meer JWM, Bleijenberg G. Cognitive behaviour therapy for chronic fatigue   syndrome : predictors of treatment outcome, In Sivik T, Byrne D, Lipsitt DR, Christodoulou GN, Dienstfrey H (eds). Psycho-neuro-endocrino-immunology, a common language for the whole human body. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002:1241:131-135.
    • De Vree B, van der Werf S, Prins J, Bazelmans E,Vercoulen J, Servaes P, de Vries M, van der Meer J, Bleijenberg G. Meetinstrumenten bij chronische vermoeidheid. Tijdschrift voor Gedragstherapie, 2002; 35:157-164.
    • Van der Werf SP, Prins J, Klein-Rouweler E, Jansen T, van der Meer J, Bleijenberg G. Kenmerken van personen met ernstige vermoeidheid. Een enquête onder leden van een zelfhulporganisatie. Tijdschrift voor Gedragstherapie, 2002;35:147-155.
    • Van der Werf SP, de Vree B, Alberts M, van der Meer JWM, Bleijenberg G. Natural course and predicting self-reported improvement in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome with a relatively short illness duration. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2002;53:749-753.
    • Prins JB, Bazelmans E, van der Werf S, van der Meer J, Bleijenberg G. Cognitive behaviour therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome: predictors for treatment outcome. Excerpta Medica International Congres Series, 2002;1326:
    • Van der Werf SP, de Vree B, van der Meer JWM, Bleijenberg G. The relations among body consciousness, somatic symptom report, and information processing speed in chronic fatigue syndrome. Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychology Behavioural Neurology. 2002 ; 15(1): 2-9.
    • Van der Werf SP, van den Broek HL, Anten HW, Bleijenberg G. Experience of severe fatigue long after stroke and its relation to depressive symptoms and disease characteristics.   European   Neurology. 2001; 45(1): 28-33.
    • Servaes P, van der Werf S, Prins J, Verhage S, Bleijenberg G. Fatigue in disease-free cancer patients compared with fatigue in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.   Supportive Care Cancer. 2001; 9(1): 11-17.
    • Van der Werf SP, Prins JB, Vercoulen JH, van der Meer JW, Bleijenberg G. Identifying physical activity patterns in chronic fatigue syndrome usingactigraphic assessment. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2000; 49(5): 373-379.
    • Van der Werf SP, Prins JB, Jongen PJ,   van der Meer JW, Bleijenberg G. Abnormal neuropsychological findings are not necessarily a sign of cerebral impairment: a matched comparison between chronic fatigue syndrome and multiple sclerosis. Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychology & Behavioral Neurology, 2000; 13(3): 199-203.
    • Van der Werf SP, Jongen PJ, Lycklama-a-Nijeholt GJ, Barkhof F, Hommes OR, Bleijenberg G. Fatigue in multiple sclerosis: interrelations between fatigue complaints, cerebral MRI abnormalities and neurological disability. Journal of Neurological Sciences,1998; 160(2): 164-170.
    • Vargha-Khadem F, Isaacs E, van der Werf S, Robb S, Wilson J. Development of intelligence and memory in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Brain, 1992;115:315-129.
    • Van Luijtelaar E, van der Werf S, Vossen J, Coenen A. Arousal, performance and absence seizures in rats. Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 1991; 79: 430-434.
    • Van de Werf SP. Multiple Sclerose: bespreking van : Aagje Jennekens-Schinkel, Cognition and multiple sclerosis. Leiden, 1990. De psycholoog, 1991; 232-233.
  • Publications

    2019

    • Geurts, S., van der Werf, S. P., Kwa, V. I. H., & Kessels, R. P. C. (2019). Accelerated long-term forgetting after TIA or minor stroke: A more sensitive measure for detecting subtle memory dysfunction? Cortex, 110, 150-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2018.04.002 [details]
    • Knobel, J. C. P. J., Van der Werf, S. P., Van den Berg, F. F., & de Jong, J. S. S. G. (2019). Panic features strongly predict the subjective but not the objective benefit of pulmonary vein isolation. Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology, 56(2), 191-197. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-018-0496-y [details]

    2018

    • Menting, J., Tack, C. J., Bleijenberg, G., Donders, R., Drooglever Fortuyn, H. A., Fransen, J., ... Knoop, H. (2018). Is Fatigue a Disease-Specific or Generic Symptom in Chronic Medical Conditions? Health Psychology, 37(6), 530-543 . https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000598 [details]

    2016

    2015

    2013

    • Goedendorp, M. M., van der Werf, S. P., Bleijenberg, G., Tummers, M., & Knoop, H. (2013). Does neuropsychological test performance predict outcome of cognitive behavior therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and what is the role of underperformance? Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 75(3), 242-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.07.011 [details]

    2011

    • Snaphaan, L., van der Werf, S., & de Leeuw, F-E. (2011). Time course and risk factors of post-stroke fatigue: a prospective cohort study. European Journal of Neurology, 18(4), 611-617. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03217.x [details]
    • van der Werf, S. P., & Vos, S. (2011). The Prospective Retrospective Memory Questionnaire: psychometric properties and normative data of a Dutch translation. Netherlands Journal of Psychology, 66(4), 120-128. [details]
    • van der Werf, S. P., & Vos, S. H. (2011). Memory worries and self-reported daily forgetfulness: a psychometric evaluation of the Dutch translation of the Multifactorial Memory Questionnaire. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25(2), 244-268. https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2010.543290 [details]

    2010

    • Wiborg, J. F., van der Werf, S. P., Klein Rouweler, E., Alberts, M., Prins, J. B., & Bleijenberg, G. (2010). Being bound to home with chronic fatigue syndrome : a multidimensional comparison with outpatients. Psychiatry Research, 177(1-2), 246-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2010.02.010
    • van den Bogaard, M., Ramakers, BP., van Alfen, N., van der Werf, S. P., Fick, WF., Hoedemakers, CW., ... van der Hoeven, J. G. (2010). Endotoxemia-induced Inflammation and the Effect on the Human Brain. Critical Care, 14(R81), 1-9.

    2019

    • Aaronson, J., & van der Werf, S. (2019). Neuropsychologische diagnostiek bij obstructieve slaapapneu: Aandacht voor oorzaken en gevolgen. Tijdschrift voor Neuropsychologie, 14(3), 175-185. [details]
    • Snoek, A., van der Werf, S., & ter Horst, R. (2019). Het effect van Visual Thinking Strategies op visueel neglect, kritisch denken en associatieve gedachteprocessen bij niet-aangeboren hersenletsel: Een N = 1-studie. Tijdschrift voor Neuropsychologie, 14(1), 41-49. [details]

    2016

    • van Baren, C. F., & van der Werf, S. P. (2016). Literatuuronderzoek: Het belang van onderscheid tussen egocentrisch en allocentrisch neglect in diagnostiek en behandeling. Tijdschrift voor Neuropsychologie, 11(3), 249-263. [details]

    2011

    • Werd, M. M. E., & van der Werf, S. P. (2011). Langetermijnvergeten: een kwestie van tijd? Tijdschrift voor Neuropsychologie, 6(2), 80-87. [details]
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