Bart Verkuil is an assistant professor at the unit of Clinical Psychology. He also works part-time as a clinician, working with people suffering from mood and anxiety disorders and severe work stress at Skils, a mental health care institution specialized in the relation between work and mental health.
In 2014 he was awarded a Veni grant - from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research - for researcPhysiological concomitants of perseverative cognition: a systematic review and meta-analysis.h into the effects of transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation on perseverative cognition (worry, rumination). His main interests are the links between perseverative cognition and anxiety/depression and the underlying physiology.
- Physiological concomitants of perseverative cognition: a systematic review and meta-analysis. ()
- When worries make you sick: A review of perseverative cognition, the default stress response and somatic health. (2010)
- Pretreatment of worry enhances the effects of stress management therapy: a randomized clinical trial. (2011)