Pim Cuijpers

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, The Netherlands Leuphana University, Innovation Incubator, Division Health Trainings online, Lueneburg, Germany Electronic address
    Clin Psychol Rev 34:130-40. 2014
  2. pmc Systematic review: do patient expectations influence treatment outcomes in total knee and total hip arthroplasty?
    Tsjitske M Haanstra
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:152. 2012
  3. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an internet intervention for family caregivers of people with dementia: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Marco M Blom
    Department of Scientific Research, Alzheimer Nederland, Bunnik, Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 13:17. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioural therapy for adult depression, alone and in comparison with other treatments
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Can J Psychiatry 58:376-85. 2013
  5. doi request reprint How much psychotherapy is needed to treat depression? A metaregression analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 149:1-13. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Differential mortality rates in major and subthreshold depression: meta-analysis of studies that measured both
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 202:22-7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The effects of psychotherapy for adult depression on suicidality and hopelessness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 144:183-90. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Personalized treatment of adult depression: medication, psychotherapy, or both? A systematic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Depress Anxiety 29:855-64. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Two-year course of depressive and anxiety disorders: results from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    Department of Psychiatry EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 133:76-85. 2011
  10. pmc Internet-based self-help treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Rosa E Boeschoten
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center Academic Anxiety Outpatient Clinic and GGZinGeest, A J Ernststraat 1187, Amsterdam, HL 1081, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:137. 2012

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Publications91

  1. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, The Netherlands Leuphana University, Innovation Incubator, Division Health Trainings online, Lueneburg, Germany Electronic address
    Clin Psychol Rev 34:130-40. 2014
    ..There were some indications that CBT was also effective at follow-up and that CBT was more effective than applied relaxation in the longer term. ..
  2. pmc Systematic review: do patient expectations influence treatment outcomes in total knee and total hip arthroplasty?
    Tsjitske M Haanstra
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:152. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an internet intervention for family caregivers of people with dementia: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Marco M Blom
    Department of Scientific Research, Alzheimer Nederland, Bunnik, Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 13:17. 2013
    ..The use of internet interventions is still very limited, although they may be a cost effective way to support family caregivers in an earlier stage and diminish their psychological distress in the short and longer run...
  4. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioural therapy for adult depression, alone and in comparison with other treatments
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Can J Psychiatry 58:376-85. 2013
    ..No recent meta-analysis has examined the effects of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for adult depression. We decided to conduct such an updated meta-analysis...
  5. doi request reprint How much psychotherapy is needed to treat depression? A metaregression analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 149:1-13. 2013
    ..Although psychotherapies are effective in the treatment of adult depression it is not clear how this treatment effect is related to amount, frequency and intensity of therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Differential mortality rates in major and subthreshold depression: meta-analysis of studies that measured both
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 202:22-7. 2013
    ..Although the association between depression and excess mortality has been well established, it is not clear whether this is greater in major depression than in subthreshold depression...
  7. doi request reprint The effects of psychotherapy for adult depression on suicidality and hopelessness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 144:183-90. 2013
    ..Although treatment guidelines suggest that suicidal patients with depression should be treated for depression with psychotherapy, it is not clear whether these psychological treatments actually reduce suicidal ideation or suicide risk...
  8. doi request reprint Personalized treatment of adult depression: medication, psychotherapy, or both? A systematic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Depress Anxiety 29:855-64. 2012
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing two treatments directly in a group of patients with a specific characteristic...
  9. doi request reprint Two-year course of depressive and anxiety disorders: results from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    Department of Psychiatry EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 133:76-85. 2011
    ..This longitudinal study compares depressive and anxiety disorders in terms of diagnostic and symptom course trajectories, and examines clinical prognostic factors...
  10. pmc Internet-based self-help treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Rosa E Boeschoten
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center Academic Anxiety Outpatient Clinic and GGZinGeest, A J Ernststraat 1187, Amsterdam, HL 1081, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:137. 2012
    ..An important underlying factor may be physical limitations that preclude face-to-face contact. Internet-based treatment showed to be effective for depressive symptoms in general and could thus be a promising tool for treatment in MS...
  11. pmc Stepped care treatment for depression and anxiety in primary care. a randomized controlled trial
    Wike Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:171. 2011
    ..Depressive and anxiety disorders are common in general practice but not always treated adequately. Introducing stepped care might improve this. In this randomized trial we examined the effectiveness of such a stepped care model...
  12. pmc Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: randomized controlled trial
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Dept Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, FPP, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e44. 2008
    ..Depression can be treated effectively with Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), but a short intervention based on problem solving therapy (PST) could constitute a worthwhile alternative to CBT...
  13. doi request reprint Preventing the onset of depressive disorders: a meta-analytic review of psychological interventions
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1272-80. 2008
    ..A growing number of studies have tested the efficacy of preventive interventions in reducing the incidence of depressive disorders. Until now, no meta-analysis has integrated the results of these studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stepped care for depression in primary care: what should be offered and how?
    Annemieke van Straten
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med J Aust 192:S36-9. 2010
    ..Effects of web-based guided self-help could be enhanced by incorporating them in a stepped-care model...
  15. doi request reprint Online cognitive behavioral therapy and problem-solving therapy for depressive symptoms: Exploring mechanisms of change
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:64-70. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that regardless of the theoretical background to the therapy, the psychological processes necessary for symptom reduction seem to be comparable...
  16. doi request reprint The role of peer relationships in the development of early school-age externalizing problems
    Cristina Sturaro
    Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Dev 82:758-65. 2011
    ..These results suggest that in early elementary school peer rejection, but not yet best friend's behavioral characteristics, has an additive effect on children's externalizing problem development...
  17. doi request reprint Stepped-care prevention of anxiety and depression in late life: a randomized controlled trial
    Petronella J van't Veer-Tazelaar
    Department of General Practice, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:297-304. 2009
    ..Given the public health significance of late-life depression and anxiety, and the limited capacity of treatment, there is an urgent need to develop effective strategies to prevent these disorders...
  18. doi request reprint Depressive and anxiety disorders and the association with obesity, physical, and social activities
    Leonore M de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Depress Anxiety 27:1057-65. 2010
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  19. pmc Guided online treatment in routine mental health care: an observational study on uptake, drop-out and effects
    Robin Kenter
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 13:43. 2013
    ..In this study we report on uptake, drop-out and effects of online problem solving treatment that was implemented in a mental health center...
  20. pmc Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: the protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 7:72. 2007
    ..Other research questions concern the identification of potential mediators and the search for subgroups who respond differently to the interventions...
  21. doi request reprint Psychotherapy for chronic major depression and dysthymia: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:51-62. 2010
    ..We conclude that psychotherapy is effective in the treatment of chronic depression and dysthymia but probably not as effective as pharmacotherapy (particularly the SSRIs)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological treatment of late-life depression: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1139-49. 2006
    ..However, these earlier meta-analyses also included non-randomized studies, and did not include newer high-quality randomized controlled trials...
  23. pmc Effects of Internet-based guided self-help problem-solving therapy for adolescents with depression and anxiety: a randomized controlled trial
    Willemijn Hoek
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e43485. 2012
    ....
  24. pmc A proof of principle for using adaptive testing in Routine Outcome Monitoring: the efficiency of the Mood and Anxiety Symptoms Questionnaire -Anhedonic Depression CAT
    Niels Smits
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:4. 2012
    ..In this article, the efficiency of a CAT version of the Mood and Anxiety Symptom Questionnaire, - Anhedonic Depression scale (MASQ-AD) for use in ROM was scrutinized in a simulation study...
  25. doi request reprint Change and stability in childhood clique membership, isolation from cliques, and associated child characteristics
    Miranda Witvliet
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:12-24. 2010
    ..Stable-isolates increased in externalizing behavior, whereas children who became part of a dyad or included in a clique showed a decrease in externalizing behavior...
  26. doi request reprint Effectiveness of guided self-help for depression and anxiety disorders in primary care: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Wike Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 187:113-20. 2011
    ..But the lack of results could also be due to our selection of patients or to our selection of GPs (with interest in psychiatric disorders). Nonetheless the promising signals with respect to anxiety disorders warrant further research...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are psychological and pharmacologic interventions equally effective in the treatment of adult depressive disorders? A meta-analysis of comparative studies
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1675-85; quiz 1839-41. 2008
    ..Whether both types of intervention are equally effective has not been established definitively...
  28. pmc An Internet-based guided self-help intervention for panic symptoms: randomized controlled trial
    Wouter van Ballegooijen
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e154. 2013
    ..Internet-based guided self-help is efficacious for panic disorder, but it is not known whether such treatment is effective for milder panic symptoms as well...
  29. doi request reprint Do compensation processes impair mental health? A meta-analysis
    Nieke A Elbers
    Department of Law, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Injury 44:674-83. 2013
    ..Previous research regarding the effect of compensation processes has concentrated on the effect on physical health. This meta-analysis focuses on the effect of compensation processes on mental health...
  30. pmc Stepped care targeting psychological distress in head and neck and lung cancer patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Anne Marie H Krebber
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:173. 2012
    ..A stepped care approach has the potential to improve the efficiency of psychosocial care. The aim of the study described herein is to evaluate efficacy of a stepped care strategy targeting psychological distress in cancer survivors...
  31. pmc Prevention of depression and anxiety in adolescents: a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy and mechanisms of Internet-based self-help problem-solving therapy
    Willemijn Hoek
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:93. 2009
    ..A secondary objective is to test potential mediating and moderating variables in order to gain insight into how the intervention works and for whom it works best...
  32. doi request reprint Screening for mood and anxiety disorders with the five-item, the three-item, and the two-item Mental Health Inventory
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 168:250-5. 2009
    ....
  33. pmc Effectiveness of a web-based self-help intervention for symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress: randomized controlled trial
    Annemieke van Straten
    FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e7. 2008
    ..We developed a new Web-based self-help intervention based on problem-solving therapy, which may be used for people with different types of comorbid problems: depression, anxiety, and work-related stress...
  34. doi request reprint Economic costs of neuroticism: a population-based study
    Pim Cuijpers
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1086-93. 2010
    ..However, most research has focused on the association between neuroticism and a single specific disorder or health outcome, and the overall effect of neuroticism on use of somatic and mental health care and on society is not clear...
  35. doi request reprint Using decision theory to derive optimal cut-off scores of screening instruments: an illustration explicating costs and benefits of mental health screening
    Niels Smits
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:219-29. 2007
    ..As in these four situations different costs are encountered, different optimal cut-off points were found...
  36. pmc The effects of an Internet based self-help course for reducing panic symptoms--Don't Panic Online: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Wouter van Ballegooijen
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:75. 2011
    ..This study is a randomised controlled trial aimed to evaluate an Internet based self-help intervention for sub-clinical and mild PD compared to a waiting list control group...
  37. doi request reprint How effective is bibliotherapy for very old adults with subthreshold depression? A randomized controlled trial
    Karlijn J Joling
    Department of General Practice, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:256-65. 2011
    ..Bibliotherapy, which has been found to be effective among younger populations, might be an attractive option. In this study, the authors investigated the effectiveness of bibliotherapy for depressive symptomatology in very old adults...
  38. doi request reprint Are sedentary television watching and computer use behaviors associated with anxiety and depressive disorders?
    Leonore de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 186:239-43. 2011
    ..This study illustrates that sedentary behaviors occur more frequently among persons with a mental disorder, independent of general physical activity level...
  39. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of web-based treatment for phobic outpatients on a waiting list for psychotherapy: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Robin N Kok
    Department of Clinical Psychology and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081, BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:131. 2012
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Screening of depression in adolescents through the Internet : sensitivity and specificity of two screening questionnaires
    Pim Cuijpers
    Dept of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:32-8. 2008
    ..48; specificity: 71.53), and for the CES-D it was 22 (sensitivity: 90.48; specificity: 74.31). We conclude that the MDI and CES-D are reliable and valid instruments that can be used for this screening...
  41. pmc A brief Web-based screening questionnaire for common mental disorders: development and validation
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 11:e19. 2009
    ..This need can be met by using brief online screening questionnaires, which can also be quickly used to screen patients prior to consultation with a GP...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevention of late-life anxiety and depression has sustained effects over 24 months: a pragmatic randomized trial
    Petronella J van't Veer-Tazelaar
    Departments of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:230-9. 2011
    ..As a decreasing effect over time is to be expected, our aim was to investigate the longer-term effects...
  43. ncbi request reprint Innovative ICT solutions to improve treatment outcomes for depression: the ICT4Depression project
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 181:339-43. 2012
    ..The general objective of the ICT4D project is to test the feasibility and acceptability of the ICT4D system within a pilot study in the Netherlands and in Sweden during 2012 and 2013...
  44. pmc Guided self-help on the Internet for Turkish migrants with depression: the design of a randomized controlled trial
    Burçin Unlü
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:101. 2010
    ..Seeking help through the Internet can overcome these barriers. This project aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a guided self-help problem-solving intervention for depressed Turkish migrants that is culturally adapted and web-based...
  45. doi request reprint Quick and easy self-rating of Generalized Anxiety Disorder: validity of the Dutch web-based GAD-7, GAD-2 and GAD-SI
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 188:58-64. 2011
    ..More research is needed to validate the GAD-SI 'Do you have trouble relaxing' to see if its screening properties approach those of the GAD-7...
  46. doi request reprint Self-help treatment for insomnia through television and book: a randomized trial
    Annemieke van Straten
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 74:29-34. 2009
    ..Recently, a Dutch educational broadcasting company developed a 6 week self-help course for insomnia, which consists of a book and television programmes. In this study we examined its effects...
  47. doi request reprint Depression and social anxiety in help-seeking patients with an ultra-high risk for developing psychosis
    Judith Rietdijk
    VU University Amsterdam and EMGO Institute of Health and Care Research, Department of Clinical Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychosis Research, The Hague, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 209:309-13. 2013
    ..Screening a help-seeking population with depression and anxiety may be effective in detecting patients at UHR for developing psychosis. ..
  48. doi request reprint Does pretreatment severity moderate the efficacy of psychological treatment of adult outpatient depression? A meta-analysis
    Ellen Driessen
    Faculty of Psychology and Education, Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:668-80. 2010
    ..This study assessed whether pretreatment severity moderates psychological treatment outcome relative to controls by means of meta-analyses...
  49. doi request reprint Characteristics of effective psychological treatments of depression: a metaregression analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychother Res 18:225-36. 2008
    ....
  50. pmc Psychological treatment of depression in primary care: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e51-60. 2009
    ....
  51. pmc Stepped care for depression and anxiety: from primary care to specialized mental health care: a randomised controlled trial testing the effectiveness of a stepped care program among primary care patients with mood or anxiety disorders
    Wike Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:90. 2009
    ..A stepped care program is characterized by different treatment steps that are arranged in order of increasing intensity...
  52. doi request reprint Adding psychotherapy to pharmacotherapy in the treatment of depressive disorders in adults: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1219-29. 2009
    ..However, earlier meta-analyses in this field have included only a limited number of available studies and did not conduct extended subgroup analyses to examine possible sources of heterogeneity...
  53. doi request reprint Brief self-rated screening for depression on the Internet
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 122:253-9. 2010
    ....
  54. pmc Depression and body mass index, a u-shaped association
    Leonore M de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:14. 2009
    ..The present study investigates if a nonlinear (U-shaped) trend is preferable over a linear trend to describe the relationship between BMI and depression, which means that both underweight and obesity are associated with depression...
  55. doi request reprint Development and reach of a web-based cognitive behavioural therapy programme to reduce symptoms of depression and diabetes-specific distress
    Kim van Bastelaar
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 84:49-55. 2011
    ..We developed a diabetes-specific version of the Dutch web-based 'Coping with Depression' (CWD) course. Here, we report on the development, reach, patients' reasons for choosing our intervention and their characteristics...
  56. doi request reprint The validity of the Dutch K10 and extended K10 screening scales for depressive and anxiety disorders
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 176:45-50. 2010
    ..75 for detecting any depressive and/or anxiety disorder. The Dutch version of the K10 is appropriate for screening depressive disorders in primary care, while the EK10 is preferred in screening for both depressive and anxiety disorders...
  57. pmc Single-item screening for agoraphobic symptoms: validation of a web-based audiovisual screening instrument
    Wouter van Ballegooijen
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e38480. 2012
    ..66, AUC.734) and the text-based items (AUC.607-.697). Single-item multimedia screening for anxiety disorders should be further developed and tested in the general population and in patient, illiterate and immigrant samples...
  58. doi request reprint The efficacy of non-directive supportive therapy for adult depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:280-91. 2012
    ..1%. NDST has a considerable effect on symptoms of depression. Most of the effect of therapy for adult depression is realized by non-specific factors, and our results suggest that the contribution of specific effects is limited at best...
  59. pmc Web-based guided self-help for employees with depressive symptoms (Happy@Work): design of a randomized controlled trial
    Anna S Geraedts
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 13:61. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an indicated preventive web-based guided self-help course for employees with depressive symptoms...
  60. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy for subjects at ultrahigh risk for developing psychosis: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Mark van der Gaag
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstsraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Bull 38:1180-8. 2012
    ..Evidence for the effectiveness of treatments for subjects at ultrahigh risk (UHR) for developing psychosis remains inconclusive...
  61. doi request reprint The disease burden of childhood adversities in adults: a population-based study
    Pim Cuijpers
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Abuse Negl 35:937-45. 2011
    ..It could be assumed therefore, that the disease burden of childhood adversities is high. It has not yet been examined, however, whether this is true...
  62. pmc Psychological treatment of depression: a meta-analytic database of randomized studies
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 8:36. 2008
    ..The database can be accessed freely through the Internet...
  63. doi request reprint Self-help therapy for insomnia: a meta-analysis
    Annemieke van Straten
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 13:61-71. 2009
    ..Only a minority of patients are treated with effective non-pharmacological therapies. A self-help intervention might offer an inexpensive and more accessible alternative to face-to-face treatment...
  64. pmc Implementation of Internet-based preventive interventions for depression and anxiety: role of support? The design of a randomized controlled trial
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:59. 2009
    ..Moreover, we will investigate which level of support by a coach is more effective compared to other levels of support...
  65. doi request reprint Ethnic differences and similarities in outpatient treatment for depression in the Netherlands
    Thijs Fassaert
    Amsterdam Municipal Health Service, Nieuwe Achtergracht 100, 1000 CE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 61:690-7. 2010
    ..This study addressed ethnic differences in characteristics of outpatient treatment for depression in the Netherlands...
  66. doi request reprint Psychotherapy versus the combination of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Depress Anxiety 26:279-88. 2009
    ..Although several studies have examined the relative effects of psychological and combined treatments, this has not been studied satisfactorily in recent statistical meta-analyses...
  67. doi request reprint Is psychotherapy for depression equally effective in younger and older adults? A meta-regression analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:16-24. 2009
    ..Whether these psychotherapies are equally effective in younger and older age groups has not been examined in meta-analytic research...
  68. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of depression in inpatients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:353-60. 2011
    ..More high-quality research is needed to verify these results...
  69. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of depression: results of a series of meta-analyses
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, and EMGO institute, The Netherlands
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:354-64. 2011
    ..In the past few decades, a considerable number of studies have examined the effects of psychotherapies for adult depression...
  70. pmc Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 168:581-92. 2011
    ..Numerous practice guidelines have recommended IPT as a treatment of choice for unipolar depressive disorders. The authors conducted a meta-analysis to integrate research on the effects of IPT...
  71. doi request reprint Depression and obesity: a meta-analysis of community-based studies
    Leonore de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 178:230-5. 2010
    ..Further research should focus on underlying factors and examine causal pathways between depression and obesity...
  72. doi request reprint Mixed anxiety depression should not be included in DSM-5
    Neeltje M Batelaan
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:495-8. 2012
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  73. pmc Recruiting participants for interventions to prevent the onset of depressive disorders: possible ways to increase participation rates
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:181. 2010
    ..Although indicated prevention of depression is available for about 80% of the Dutch population at little or no cost, only a small proportion of those with subthreshold depression make use of these services...
  74. doi request reprint Feasibility and outcome of a web-based self-help intervention for depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study
    Rosa E Boeschoten
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center and GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 315:104-9. 2012
    ..Depressive symptoms are highly prevalent among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Web-based problem solving therapy (PST) is easily accessible and showed to be effective in depressed patients...
  75. pmc Distress and quality of life after autologous stem cell transplantation: a randomized clinical trial to evaluate the outcome of a web-based stepped care intervention
    Annemarie M J Braamse
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 10:361. 2010
    ..The aim is to evaluate the outcome of stepped care for psychological distress on functional status and other aspects of quality of life in patients with hematological malignancy treated with autologous stem cell transplantation...
  76. pmc A single blind randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioural therapy in a help-seeking population with an At Risk Mental State for psychosis: the Dutch Early Detection and Intervention Evaluation (EDIE-NL) trial
    Judith Rietdijk
    VU University and EMGO Institute of Health and Care Research Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:30. 2010
    ..A single blind randomised controlled trial compares CBT with treatment as usual in preventing or delaying the onset of psychosis...
  77. pmc Web-based depression treatment for type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kim M P van Bastelaar
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 34:320-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of Web-based CBT for depression treatment in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, with minimal guidance...
  78. pmc Self-guided psychological treatment for depressive symptoms: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e21274. 2011
    ..The results and sizes of these trials have been mixed. This is the first quantitative meta-analysis, aimed at organizing and evaluating the literature, and estimating effect size...
  79. doi request reprint Computer-aided psychotherapy for anxiety disorders: a meta-analytic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:66-82. 2009
    ..Because CP as a whole was as effective as face-to-face psychotherapy, certain forms of CP deserve to be integrated into routine practice...
  80. doi request reprint Efficacy of cognitive-behavioural therapy and other psychological treatments for adult depression: meta-analytic study of publication bias
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 196:173-8. 2010
    ..It is not clear whether the effects of cognitive-behavioural therapy and other psychotherapies have been overestimated because of publication bias...
  81. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of depressive symptoms in patients with medical disorders: a meta-analysis
    Annemieke van Straten
    Department of Clinical Psychology and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 69:23-32. 2010
    ..Yet, the effectiveness of psychological treatments in these patient populations has not been firmly established...
  82. doi request reprint Self-reported versus clinician-rated symptoms of depression as outcome measures in psychotherapy research on depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:768-78. 2010
    ..Different symptoms may be more suitable for self-report or ratings by clinicians and in clinical trials it is probably best to include both...
  83. doi request reprint Continuous and dichotomous outcomes in studies of psychotherapy for adult depression: a meta-analytic comparison
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 126:349-57. 2010
    ..Although it is possible to convert the two types of outcomes to each other, it has not been tested whether this results in systematic differences...
  84. doi request reprint Applying computerized adaptive testing to the CES-D scale: a simulation study
    Niels Smits
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 188:147-55. 2011
    ..It was concluded that CAT is a very fruitful way of improving the efficiency of the CES-D questionnaire. The discussion addresses the strengths and limitations of the application of CAT in mental health research...
  85. pmc Psychoeducation for depression, anxiety and psychological distress: a meta-analysis
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med 7:79. 2009
    ..There are no published meta-analyses of the effectiveness of passive psychoeducation in reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety or psychological distress...
  86. doi request reprint Psychoeducational treatment and prevention of depression: the "Coping with Depression" course thirty years later
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:449-58. 2009
    ..The CWD has contributed considerably to the development and innovation of prevention and treatment of depression in many target populations...
  87. pmc The systematic activation method as a nursing intervention in depressed elderly: a protocol for a multi-centre cluster randomized trial
    Frans Clignet
    Department of Clinical Psychiatry, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:144. 2012
    ..The aim of study, described in the present proposal, is to examine the effects of BA when executed by nurses in an inpatient population of elderly persons with MDD...
  88. doi request reprint The efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression: a meta-analysis
    Ellen Driessen
    VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:25-36. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of STPP for depression and to identify treatment moderators...
  89. doi request reprint Psychotherapy for depression in adults: a meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands P
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:909-22. 2008
    ..This study suggests that there are no large differences in efficacy between the major psychotherapies for mild to moderate depression...
  90. doi request reprint Testing links between childhood positive peer relations and externalizing outcomes through a randomized controlled intervention study
    Miranda Witvliet
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:905-15. 2009
    ..The results suggest that positive peer relations are not just markers, but they are environmental mediators of boys' externalizing behavior development. Implications for research and prevention are discussed...
  91. pmc Prevention: an achievable goal in personalized medicine
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 11:447-54. 2009
    ..Finally, this paper will show how other statistics, such as the exposure rate, the attributable fraction, and the number needed to treat can help in identifying the most optimal target groups for preventive interventions...