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Position:

Associate Professor


Department:


Organization:

Maastricht University


Country:

Netherlands

Ann Meulders

PhD

Dr. Meulders is an Associate Professor of Experimental Health Psychology at Maastricht University and a Visiting Professor of Health Psychology at the KU Leuven. Her work concerns psychological mechanisms in the transition from acute to chronic pain. Her work focusses on learning processes in pain-related fear and more recently on avoidance. International recognition of her work is reflected in a number of prestigious awards and grants, exemplary are the prestigious EFIC Grünenthal award (EGG2012) for her project “Fear generalization as a pathway to chronic widespread pain”, and the highly competitive NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) Innovational Vidi Research Grant to pioneer research on operant learning processes in pain-related avoidance behavior. She published more than 90 peer-reviewed journal articles and 5 book chapters. She has been an invited speaker at several international pain and psychology conferences and was an Associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychopathology and Pain.

Sessions



Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Time
4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

Generalization in the Context of Pain: Both Good and Bad?

Tracks: Mechanisms
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 717 A

Learning to predict danger is adaptive; it assists in anticipating and avoiding future harm. Given its intrinsically alarming function, pain…


Thursday, September 22, 2022

Time
4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

The Burden of Not Knowing: The Role of Uncertainty Chronic Pain Disability

Tracks: Mechanisms
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 713 A

Learning to predict danger is adaptive; it assists in anticipating and avoiding harm. Given its intrinsically alarming function, pain is…