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My research line concerns the neurobiological background of antisocial and disruptive behavior. Main aim is to unravel the neurobiological mechanisms that, in interaction with other individual and environmental factors may explain the development, persistence and effectiveness of treatment of antisocial and delinquent behavior in children and adolescents. The research focuses on neuroendocrinological and neurophysiological factors such as HPA axis and ANS functioning, which are of main importance for adaptation to the (stressful) environment. Studies involve the association between neurobiological factors and current aggressive and/or delinquent behavior, as well as the predictive value for treatment effect or reoffending.
One of the unique assets of my research line is the direct collaboration with societal and clinical partners. Projects involve studies on antisocial and delinquent adolescents in juvenile justice institutions, closed youth care and other groups of children and adolescents that are (at risk of) getting into contact with the police. Research partners involve the police, ministry of justice (WODC), juvenile justice institutions and youth care institutions, and I am also involved in the Academic Workplace Youth at Risk (AWRj). By collaborating with these partners, the research line is of direct relevance for societal issues related to youth delinquency and aggressive behavior. Most studies are designed in collaboration with societal and clinical partners.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
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PhD, Impaired stress processing in autistic-like disorders and schizophrenia, UMC Utrecht
1 Apr 1994 → 30 Mar 1999
Award Date: 30 Mar 1999
Master, Biomedical Sciences, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
1988 → 1994
Award Date: 31 Mar 1994
- RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
- forensic mental health
- neurodevelopmental disorders
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SCIN: The biopsychosocial model of antisociality applied to treatment decision and risk assessments in forensic youth psychiatry
Dijkmans, J., Nauta-Jansen, L., Popma, A., VandenBroucke, A., de Looff, P. & Otten, R.
1/02/2023 → 31/01/2028
GUTS: Growing Up Together in Society
1/01/2023 → 31/12/2032
SCIN: Neurobiological assessments in screening and individual treatment decisions in the forensic youth setting.
1/09/2022 → 1/09/2029
Of Mice and Men: a cross-species measure of impulsivity
1/04/2020 → 31/12/2022
Onbekend maakt Onbemind. Leren werken met neuropsychobiologische kennis van en met jongeren met antisociaal gedrag.
1/05/2019 → 1/05/2022
The neurobiology of antisocial behavior in adolescence: current knowledge and relevance for youth forensic clinical practiceJansen, LMC., 1 Oct 2022, In: Current Opinion in Psychology. 47, 101356.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access
Using the biopsychosocial model for identifying subgroups of detained juveniles at different risk of re-offending in practice: a latent class regression analysis approachde Ruigh, E. L., Bouwmeester, S., Popma, A., Vermeiren, R. R. J. M., van Domburgh, L. & Jansen, L. M. C., 1 Dec 2021, In: Child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health. 15, 1, 33.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access5 Citations (Scopus)
Neurobiological correlates of antisociality across adolescence and young adulthood: A multi-sample, multi-method studyBlankenstein, N. E., de Rooij, M., van Ginkel, J., Wilderjans, T. F., de Ruigh, E. L., Oldenhof, H. C., Zijlmans, J., Jambroes, T., Platje, E., de Vries-Bouw, M., Branje, S., Meeus, W. H. J., Vermeiren, R. R. J. M., Popma, A. & Jansen, L. M. C., 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Psychological Medicine.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access4 Citations (Scopus)
Baseline autonomic nervous system activity in female children and adolescents with conduct disorder: Psychophysiological findings from the FemNAT-CD study: Psychophysiological findings from the FemNAT-CD studyOldenhof, H., Prätzlich, M., Ackermann, K., Baker, R., Batchelor, M., Baumann, S., Bernhard, A., Clanton, R., Dikeos, D., Dochnal, R., Fehlbaum, L. V., Fernández-Rivas, A., de Geus, E., Gonzalez, K., de Artaza-Lavesa, M. G., Guijarro, S., Gundlach, M., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Hervas, A., Jansen, L., & 20 others, Nov 2019, In: JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 65, p. 1-10 10 p., 101564.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access15 Citations (Scopus)
CU-traits and HPA-axis reactivity conjointly relate to treatment effect in adolescents with severe antisocial behaviorJambroes, T., Jansen, L. M. C., Oostermeijer, S., Ven, P. M. V. D., Doreleijers, T. A. H., Vermeiren, R. R. J. M. & Popma, A., Nov 2019, In: JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 65, 8 p., 101532.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review2 Citations (Scopus)