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Research interests


Since 2003, Arjan is working as a psychotherapist and psychologist at GGz Breburg, department of geriatric psychiatry in Tilburg. Currently, he is head of PersonaCura, clinical center of excellence in personality disorders in older adults, and head of the clinical centre of excellence for Body, Mind and Health, specialized in somatic symptom disorders. Besides his clinical work, Arjan is certified supervisor of the VGCt, the Dutch association of cognitive-behavioral therapy, and teaches psychotherapy in older adults and assessment of personality disorders in older adults at RINO Zuid in Eindhoven and RINO Group in Utrecht, both institutes for continuing education in mental health. He is also a senior researcher at PersonaCura and chair of the committee for scientific research at GGz Breburg. Since 2006, Arjan is an active member of the Expert panel Personality in Older adults (EPO), a Dutch-Belgian research group into personality disorders in later life.


Throughout his clinical work, teaching and research activities, Arjan has always been intrigued by personality disorders in later life, and enhancing the outcome of psychotherapy for older adults. He did his joint-PhD, an international cooperation between Tilburg University, Tranzo Department, in the Netherlands, and the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), Department of Clinical and Lifespan Psychology, in Belgium, on the treatment of personality disorders in older adults.



  • Psychodiagnostics
  • Autism
  • Elderly People
  • Aging
  • Psychosomatic Symptoms
  • Psychotherapy
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosomatics

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Research Output 2012 2019

A life span perspective on borderline personality disorder

Videler, A. C., Hutsebaut, J., Schulkens, J. E. M., Sobczak, S. & Van Alphen, S. P. J., 2019, In : Current Psychiatry Reports. 21, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Impulsive Behavior

Als het hart lijdt: Rouw en gecompliceerde rouw bij ouderen

Videler, A. C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Tijdschrift voor Ouderengeneeskunde.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Managing borderline personality disorder from a life course perspective: Clinical staging and health management

Hutsebaut, J., Videler, A., Verheul, R. & van Alphen, S. P. J., 2019, In : Personality Disorders. Theory Research and Treatment. 10, 4, p. 309-316

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Delivery of Health Care
Mental Health


Videler, A. C. & Stringer, B., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Leerboek psychiatrie voor verpleegkundigen. Clijsen, M., van Piere, M., Stringer, B. & Garenfeld, W. (eds.). Houten: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Psychologische behandeling bij ouderen met persoonlijkheidsstoornissen

Videler, A. C. & van Alphen, S. P. J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : PsyXpert.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Prizes / Recognition

NKOP ward 2016

Arjan Videler (Recipient), 15 Oct 2016


Geriatric Psychiatry

ROM Award

Arjan Videler (Recipient), 1 May 2016