Sigfried Schouws

DR., DR. PhD


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Research interests

Sigfried Schouws works a clinical neuropsychologist with Annemiek Dols, a psychiatrist, at a specialized clinic for older people with bipolar disorder. Together they started Dutch Older Bipolars, a dynamic longitudinal cohort (DOBi). Furthermore, he participates in the Social Brain Project with Yolande Pijnenburg, a neurologist, aimed at facilitating the differential diagnosis. He also participates in the MODECT study, a study on the effects of ECT. Sigfried's interests are cognitive impairment in different psychiatric and neurodegenarative disorders, neuropsychiatry and forensic neuropsychology.

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Research Output

  • 32 Article
  • 1 Meeting Abstract
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Research VU University Amsterdam, graduation VU University Amsterdam

The Value of Neuropsychological Assessment in the Differentiation Between Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia and Late-Onset Psychiatric Disorders

Overbeek, J. M., Korten, N., Gossink, F., Fieldhouse, J., van de Beek, M., Reus, L., Dols, A., Pijnenburg, Y. & Schouws, S., 4 Feb 2020, In : The Journal of clinical psychiatry. 81, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Secondary mania as a possible presentation of a C9orf72 hexanucleotide repeat expansion

Saridin, F. N., Schouws, S. N. TM., de Jong, J., Pijnenburg, Y. A. L. & Dols, A., Feb 2019, In : Bipolar Disorders. 21, 1, p. 90-92

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Associations between cognitive functioning, mood symptoms and coping styles in older age bipolar disorder

Paans, N. P. G., Dols, A., Comijs, H. C., Stek, M. L. & Schouws, S. N. T. M., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 235, p. 357-361 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Long-term neurocognitive functioning after electroconvulsive therapy in patients with late-life depression

Obbels, J., Verwijk, E., Vansteelandt, K., Dols, A., Bouckaert, F., Schouws, S., Vandenbulcke, M., Emsell, L., Stek, M. & Sienaert, P., 1 Sep 2018, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 138, 3, p. 223-231 9 p.

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  • 2 Membership of network

Task force for Older Age Bipolar Disorder (OABD) of the International Society Bipolar Disorder (ISBD) (Event)

Annemieke Dols (Chair), SNTM Schouws (Member), Martha Sajatovic (Chair), Lisa T. Eyler (Member), Soham Rej (Member), Sergio A. Strejilevich (Member), R.S. Young (Member), Lars Vedel Kessing (Member)
2012 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of network

ResPECT, Research in Psychiatry and ECT (Event)

Annemieke Dols (Chair), F. Bouckaert (Member), Pascal Sienaert (Chair), R. Kok (Member), E. Verwijk (Member), H.P. Spaans (Member), ML Oudega (Member), D Rhebergen (Member), ML Stek (Member), ER van Exel (Member), SNTM Schouws (Member)
2009 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of network