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Milou S. C. Sep is psychologist at GGZ inGeest and postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Prof. Vinkers at the department of psychiatry at Amsterdam UMC/VUmc. Her key interest is the between-individual variation in resilience to stress/trauma and its consequences for psychiatric disorders.
In her postdoctoral research, Sep focuses on individual stress system dynamics in major depressive disorder following childhood trauma. She participates in the STRESS-EU database, RESET, and REACT projects.
Sep studied Biomedical Sciences (BSc 2010), Clinical Psychology (BSc 2012; MSc 2015), and Neuroscience (MSc 2015) at Utrecht University. She acquired a prestigious personal NWO grant (2014) to execute her self-designed PhD project at UMC Utrecht and the Dutch Ministry of Defence, under the supervision of Prof. Joëls and Dr. Geuze. Sep combined clinical and preclinical work in her PhD thesis (2022) on neurobiological variation in context encoding under stress and susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder.
PhD, The Butterfly Effect of Trauma Contextualization: How neurobiological variation in context encoding impacts susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder, UMC Utrecht Brain Center, Utrecht University
Award Date: 10 May 2022
Psychologist, GGZ inGeest De Nieuwe Valerius
1 Sept 2021 → …
- RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
- BF Psychology
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Individual differences in the encoding of contextual details following acute stress: An explorative studySep, M. S. C., Joëls, M. & Geuze, E., May 2022, In: European Journal of Neuroscience. 55, 9-10, p. 2714-2738 25 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access5 Citations (Scopus)
The relation between anxious personality traits and fear generalization in healthy subjects: A systematic review and meta-analysisSep, M. S. C., Steenmeijer, A. & Kennis, M., Dec 2019, In: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 107, p. 320-328 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access38 Citations (Scopus)
Sep, M. S. C., van Ast, V. A., Gorter, R., Joëls, M. & Geuze, E., Oct 2019, In: Psychoneuroendocrinology. 108, p. 140-149 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access9 Citations (Scopus)
Glucocorticoid Receptor (GR) antagonism as disease-modifying treatment for MDD with childhood trauma: protocol of the RESET-medication randomized controlled trialLinsen, F., Broeder, C., Sep, M. S. C., Verhoeven, J. E., Bet, P. M., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Meijer, O. C. & Vinkers, C. H., 1 Dec 2023, In: BMC psychiatry. 23, 1, 331.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access
The Butterfly Effect of Trauma Contextualization: How neurobiological variation in context encoding impacts susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorderSep, MSC., 2022
Research output: PhD Thesis › Phd-Thesis - Research and graduation externalOpen Access
Milou Sep (Speaker)11 Nov 2022
Activity: Talk or presentation › Oral presentation › Academic