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PhD project: Stigmatization of people with substance use disorders. In this study attitudes and percpetions towards people with substance use disorders were compared between four different groups of people: the general Dutch public, general practitioners, health care professionals in the mental health- and addiction care and people with a substance use disorder themselves. Defense: January 9th 2015




  • Senior researcher and practitioner scientist academic collaborative center older adults, Tranzo, Tilburg University. 
  • Coordinator / senior researcher, Tranzo, Tilburg University.
  • PostDoc position, VU University, department of Clinical Child and Family studies: Studying the feasibility to develop a Minimal Dataset for people with disabilities.
  • PhD student, Tilburg University, department Tranzo. Investigating stigmatizing attitudes towards individuals with substance use disorders.
  • Research- and education assitant, Maastricht University, department Health Promotion. 



  • Stereotypes
  • Addiction Care
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Stigmatization
  • Addiction
  • Drugs Addiction

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Research Output 2012 2019

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Diversiteit in internetgebruik door Nederlandse ouderen: Een latente klasseanalyse

van Boekel, L. C., Peek, S. T. M. & Luijkx, K. G., 2018, In : TSG: Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen. 96, 1, p. 32-36

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Naar een Academische Werkplaats voor, met én door ouderen

van Hees, S., van Boekel, L. & Luijkx, K., 2018, In : Gerōn:Tijdschrift over ouder worden en maatschappij. 20, 3, p. 21-24

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Praktijk en wetenschap samen op weg naar mensgerichte ouderenzorg

Janssen, M. M., van Boekel, L. & Luijkx, K., 2018, In : Tijdschrift voor Ouderengeneeskunde. 2, April

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