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All living creatures have to cope with environmental
demands and threats that challenge their physical
or emotional homeostasis.

Klodiana-Daphne Tona

Visualizing small brainstem nuclei involved in stress, important cognitive functions & neurological disorders

The locus coeruleus, a small brainstem nucleus, is the main source of noradrenaline in the brain and is involved in a number of cognitive functions as well as several neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Renate Buisman

Child maltreatment and emotional regulation in the context of a family study

Research has demonstrated that child maltreatment can be transmitted across generations. But how do maltreated children become maltreating parents?

janna marie bas hoogendam

The Leiden Family Study on Social Anxiety Disorder: the search for neuroimaging endophenotypes

Imagine: you have to give an important presentation in front of an audience. You are the center of attention and all eyes are on you. How do you feel?

Klodiana Daphne

De neurobiology of resilience

While many people experience stressful or traumatic events, the way individuals react and respond to adversity differs significantly.