Willem Johan Kop

Biobehavioral processes in health and disease

Hoogleraar
Tilburg University
Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases

Mentale gezondheid
Fysieke inactiviteit

Expertise

  • stress
  • vermoeidheid
  • psychoneuroimmunologie
  • sociale isolatie
  • behavioral medicine

Expert Statement

Expertise op het gebied van de wisselwerking tussen psychologische en sociale factoren met biologische processen die een rol spelen bij ziekte en gezondheid. Hieronder vallen het immuun systeem en cardiovasculaire fysiologie. Expertise op het gebied van stress, vermoeidheid, sociale isolatie en depressie.  

Voorbeeld van relevante publicatie

Kop WJ, Weinstein AA, Deuster PA, Whittaker KS, Tracy RP. Inflammatory markers and negative mood symptoms following exercise withdrawal. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2008; 22: 1190-1196.

Kop WJ, Berman DS, Gransar H, Wong ND, Miranda-Peats R, White MD, Shin M, Bruce M, Krantz DS, Rozanski A. Social network and coronary artery calcification in asymptomatic individuals. Psychosom Med. 2005 May-Jun;67(3):343-52.

Kop WJ. The integration of cardiovascular behavioral medicine and psychoneuroimmunology: New developments based on converging research fields. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2003; 17: 233-237

Kop WJ, Cohen N. Psychoneuroimmunological pathways involved in acute coronary syndromes. In: Ader R (ed). Psychoneuroimmunology, Fourth Ed. Amsterdam, Boston: Academic Press, 2007, Chapter 43, p. 921-943.

Kop WJ, Gottdiener JS. The role of immune system parameters in the relationship between depression and coronary artery disease. Psychosomatic Medicine 2005; 67 (Supplement 1): 37-41.

Kop WJ, Galvao TF, Synowski SJ, Xu W, Can A, O’Shea KM, Gould TD, Stanley WC. Effects of environmental stress following myocardial infarction on behavioral measures and heart failure progression: The influence of isolated and group housing conditions. Physiology and Behavior. 2015 Dec 1;152(A): 168-174. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.09.024.

Contactgegevens

https://research.tilburguniversity.edu/en/persons/willem-kop

Contactvoorkeur

Nederlands, Engels