Geert Smid

Prof. dr. Geert E. Smid, MD, PhD

Endowed professor of psychotrauma, loss, and grief after disasters and violence, University of Humanistic Studies, The Netherlands. Psychiatrist, associate director of residency training, ARQ Centrum'45 / ARQ National Psychotrauma Centre, The Netherlands. Geert Smid published about the prevalence, diagnosis, counseling and treatment of PTSD and traumatic grief and stress sensitization. Books: Handboek Traumatische Rouw (2018, with Jos de Keijser and Paul Boelen), Deconstructing Delayed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (2011). His current research on PTSD and traumatic grief focuses on meaning attribution and epidemiological and cultural aspects, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. For an overview of his scientific publications, please see: