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Research interests

Aartjan Beekman studied medicine at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (1977-1985). He  specialized in Psychiatry at GGZ-BuitenAmstel and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (1987-1991). 
He was trained in Child and adolescent psychiatry at Curium Oegstgeest and Social Psychiatry at the CRD Amsterdam.
He recieved his PhD in 1996 (cum laude) and was registered as an epidemiologist-B in 1999. 

  • From 2003 untill 2008 Aartjan Beekman was Head of the training facility of GGZ Buitenamstel/VUmc. 

  • In 2003 he became Professor of Psychiatry.

  • From 2004-2010 Aartjan was Head of the research program  Mental Health at the EMGO+ Institute VUmc

  • in 2007 he became Head of department Psychiatry VUmc.      

  • In 2008 he also became a member of the board of GGZ inGeest.      

  • In 2011 - 2016 he was appointed President of NVvP (Dutch association of Psychiatry)

Research interests

a.beekman@ggzingeest.nl

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External positions

Psychiatrist, GGZ InGeest, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Research Output 1996 2020

Genome-wide gene-environment analyses of major depressive disorder and reported lifetime traumatic experiences in UK Biobank

Coleman, J. R. I., Peyrot, W. J., Purves, K. L., Davis, K. A. S., Rayner, C., Choi, S. W., Hübel, C., Gaspar, H. A., Kan, C., Van der Auwera, S., Adams, M. J., Lyall, D. M., Choi, K. W., Wray, N. R., Ripke, S., Mattheisen, M., Trzaskowski, M., Byrne, E. M., Abdellaoui, A., Adams, M. J. & 206 othersAgerbo, E., Air, T. M., Andlauer, T. F. M., Bacanu, S. A., Bækvad-Hansen, M., Beekman, A. T. F., Bigdeli, T. B., Binder, E. B., Bryois, J., Buttenschøn, H. N., Bybjerg-Grauholm, J., Cai, N., Castelao, E., Christensen, J. H., Clarke, T. K., Coleman, J. R. I., Colodro-Conde, L., Couvy-Duchesne, B., Craddock, N., Crawford, G. E., Davies, G., Deary, I. J., Degenhardt, F., Derks, E. M., Direk, N., Dolan, C. V., Dunn, E. C., Eley, T. C., Escott-Price, V., Kiadeh, F. F. H., Finucane, H. K., Foo, J. C., Forstner, A. J., Frank, J., Gaspar, H. A., Gill, M., Goes, F. S., Gordon, S. D., Grove, J., Hall, L. S., Hansen, C. S., Hansen, T. F., Herms, S., Hickie, I. B., Hoffmann, P., Homuth, G., Horn, C., Hottenga, J. J., Hougaard, D. M., Howard, D. M., Ising, M., Jansen, R., Jones, I., Jones, L. A., Jorgenson, E., Knowles, J. A., Kohane, I. S., Kraft, J., Kretzschmar, W. W., Kutalik, Z., Li, Y., Lind, P. A., MacIntyre, D. J., MacKinnon, D. F., Maier, R. M., Maier, W., Marchini, J., Mbarek, H., McGrath, P., McGuffin, P., Medland, S. E., Mehta, D., Middeldorp, C. M., Mihailov, E., Milaneschi, Y., Milani, L., Mondimore, F. M., Montgomery, G. W., Mostafavi, S., Mullins, N., Nauck, M., Ng, B., Nivard, M. G., Nyholt, D. R., O’Reilly, P. F., Oskarsson, H., Owen, M. J., Painter, J. N., Pedersen, C. B., Pedersen, M. G., Peterson, R. E., Pettersson, E., Peyrot, W. J., Pistis, G., Posthuma, D., Quiroz, J. A., Qvist, P., Rice, J. P., Riley, B. P., Rivera, M., Mirza, S. S., Schoevers, R., Schulte, E. C., Shen, L., Shi, J., Shyn, S. I., Sigurdsson, E., Sinnamon, G. C. B., Smit, J. H., Smith, D. J., Stefansson, H., Steinberg, S., Streit, F., Strohmaier, J., Tansey, K. E., Teismann, H., Teumer, A., Thompson, W., Thomson, P. A., Thorgeirsson, T. E., Traylor, M., Treutlein, J., Trubetskoy, V., Uitterlinden, A. G., Umbricht, D., Van der Auwera, S., van Hemert, A. M., Viktorin, A., Visscher, P. M., Wang, Y., Webb, B. T., Weinsheimer, S. M., Wellmann, J., Willemsen, G., Witt, S. H., Wu, Y., Xi, H. S., Yang, J., Zhang, F., Arolt, V., Baune, B. T., Berger, K., Boomsma, D. I., Cichon, S., Dannlowski, U., de Geus, E. J. C., DePaulo, J. R., Domenici, E., Domschke, K., Esko, T., Grabe, H. J., Hamilton, S. P., Hayward, C., Heath, A. C., Kendler, K. S., Kloiber, S., Lewis, G., Li, Q. S., Lucae, S., Madden, P. A. F., Magnusson, P. K., Martin, N. G., McIntosh, A. M., Metspalu, A., Mors, O., Mortensen, P. B., Müller-Myhsok, B., Nordentoft, M., Nöthen, M. M., O’Donovan, M. C., Paciga, S. A., Pedersen, N. L., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Perlis, R. H., Porteous, D. J., Potash, J. B., Preisig, M., Rietschel, M., Schaefer, C., Schulze, T. G., Smoller, J. W., Stefansson, K., Tiemeier, H., Uher, R., Völzke, H., Weissman, M. M., Werge, T., Lewis, C. M., Levinson, D. F., Breen, G., Børglum, A. D., Sullivan, P. F., Dunn, E. C., Vassos, E., Danese, A., Maughan, B., Grabe, H. J., Lewis, C. M., O’Reilly, P. F., McIntosh, A. M., Smith, D. J., Wray, N. R., Hotopf, M., Eley, T. C., Breen, G. & on the behalf of Major Depressive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, 23 Jan 2020, In : Molecular Psychiatry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Long-Term Outcome of Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder: A Naturalistic Follow-Up Study

Emmelkamp, J., Kooistra, L., van Oppen, P., van Schaik, D., Hoogendoorn, A., Dekker, J., Beekman, A., McCullough, J. & Wiersma, J., Jan 2020, In : Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 89, 1, p. 54-55

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

A 6-year longitudinal study of predictors for suicide attempts in major depressive disorder

Eikelenboom, M., Beekman, A. T. F., Penninx, B. W. J. H. & Smit, J. H., 1 Apr 2019, In : Psychological Medicine. 49, 6, p. 911-921 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2003 2020

Stichting ter bevorderig van de Kwaliteit in de Basis GGZ (KiBG) (External organisation)

Aartjan Beekman (Chair)
1 Jan 2020 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of board

Synquest (External organisation)

Aartjan Beekman (Chair)
1 Jan 2019 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of board

Stuurgroep Thrive Amsterdam

Aartjan Beekman (Participant)
1 Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Other

Start Symposium Thrive Amsterdam

Aartjan Beekman (Speaker)
12 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

GGD Amsterdam (External organisation)

Aartjan Beekman (Chair)
1 Jan 2019 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of network

Press / Media