Dr. Joke Vandamme

  • Ghent University

Professional Experience

2017 – now: Coordinator of the European MentALLY project and the Single Case Archive Project

2013– 2017: Pre-doc researcher – Flemish research grant  “shared reproductive decisions”

2011 – 2013: Pre-doc researcher on the Flemish Sexpert project

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Induced abortion (first trimester termination of pregnancy)
  • Contraception
  • Subfertility
  • Reproductive decision-making
  • Mental health and psychotherapy
  • Couple functioning and decision-making

Selected Publications

  1. Vandamme, J., Buysse, A., Loeys, T., Vrancken, C. & T’Sjoen. G. (2017). The decision to have an abortion from both partners’ perspectives. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 22(1), 30-37.
  2. Elaut, E., Buysse,  A., Caen, M., Vandamme, J., Vermeire, K. &  T’Sjoen, G. (2015). Contraceptive use in Flanders (Belgium): A comparison between a general population sample and a Turkish ethnic minority sample. The European Journal of  Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 20:4, 283-295.
  3. Vandamme, J., Wyverkens, E., Buysse, A., Vrancken, C. & Brondeel, R. Pre-abortion counselling from women’s point of view (2013). The European Journal of Contraception and  Reproductive Health Care, 18 309-318