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Self-Management & Health Assessment

Welcome to the Self-Management & Health Assessment Lab!

Our mission is to improve health and wellbeing by integrating personalized self-management, optimal measurement and motivating technology.We combine expertise in health psychology, medicine and psychometrics and work from the perspective of the users: the key players to improve their health, to find good ways to deal with chronic disease and to maintain social participation.


Recent Papers

  • Köhle, N., Drossaert, C. H., Schreurs, K. M., Hagedoorn, M., Verdonck-De Leeuw, I. M., & Bohlmeijer, E. T. (2015). A web-based self-help intervention for partners of cancer patients based on acceptance and commitment therapy: A protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public
  • Oude Voshaar, M. A. H., Ten Klooster, P. M., Glas, C. A. W., Vonkeman, H. E., Krishnan, E., & Van De Laar, M. A. F. J. (2014). Relative performance of commonly used physical function questionnaires in rheumatoid arthritis and a patient-reported outcomes measurement information system computerized adaptive test. Arthritis and Rheumatology, 66(10), 2900-2908.
  • Nota, I, Drossaert CHC, Taal E & van der Laar. (2014). Patients’ considerations in the decision-making process of initiating disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs. Arthritis Care & Research (in press)
  • Nikolaus, S., Bode, C., Taal, E., & van de Laar, M.A.F.J. (2013). Fatigue and factors related to fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review. Arthritis Care and Research, 65(7), 1128-1146.
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