Danielle C Cath

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Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Symptom dimensions in OCD: item-level factor analysis and heritability estimates
    Hilga Katerberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 40:505-17. 2010
  2. pmc Environmental factors in obsessive-compulsive behavior: evidence from discordant and concordant monozygotic twins
    Danielle C Cath
    VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 38:108-20. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Disorder-specific neuroanatomical correlates of attentional bias in obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and hypochondriasis
    Odile A van den Heuvel
    Departments of Psychiatry and Anatomy, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:922-33. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Measuring obsessive-compulsive symptoms: Padua Inventory-Revised vs. Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale
    Gideon E Anholt
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute University Medical Center, Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ inGeest, A J Ernststraat 887, Amsterdam 1081 HL, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 23:830-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Limbic and motor circuits involved in symmetry behavior in Tourette's syndrome
    Froukje E de Vries
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CNS Spectr 18:34-42. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The role of the COMT Val(158)Met polymorphism in the phenotypic expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Hilga Katerberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:167-76. 2010
  7. pmc Autism and ADHD symptoms in patients with OCD: are they associated with specific OC symptom dimensions or OC symptom severity?
    Gideon E Anholt
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:580-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The role of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) val66met variant in the phenotypic expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    Hilga Katerberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:1050-62. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Brain activation during response interference in twins discordant or concordant for obsessive compulsive symptoms
    Anouk den Braber
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:372-83. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to self-report obsessive-compulsive symptoms in Dutch adolescents at ages 12, 14, and 16
    Daniel S van Grootheest
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1182-8. 2008

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  1. pmc Symptom dimensions in OCD: item-level factor analysis and heritability estimates
    Hilga Katerberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 40:505-17. 2010
    ..These results support the utility of both OCD diagnosis and symptom dimensions in genetic research and clinical contexts. Both shared and unique genetic influences underlie susceptibility to OCD and its symptom dimensions...
  2. pmc Environmental factors in obsessive-compulsive behavior: evidence from discordant and concordant monozygotic twins
    Danielle C Cath
    VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 38:108-20. 2008
    ..Whether these factors operate in addition to or in interaction with genetic disposition is to be elucidated in future studies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Disorder-specific neuroanatomical correlates of attentional bias in obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and hypochondriasis
    Odile A van den Heuvel
    Departments of Psychiatry and Anatomy, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:922-33. 2005
    ..Attentional bias to disease-relevant emotional cues is considered to be pathogenetically relevant in anxiety disorders...
  4. doi request reprint Measuring obsessive-compulsive symptoms: Padua Inventory-Revised vs. Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale
    Gideon E Anholt
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute University Medical Center, Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ inGeest, A J Ernststraat 887, Amsterdam 1081 HL, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 23:830-5. 2009
    ..The investigation concludes that the Y-BOCS and PI-R measure relatively unrelated features of OCD, and the combined use of multiple measures is recommended to assess the complexity of OCD phenomena...
  5. doi request reprint Limbic and motor circuits involved in symmetry behavior in Tourette's syndrome
    Froukje E de Vries
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CNS Spectr 18:34-42. 2013
    ..We used a symptom provocation paradigm to investigate the neural correlates of symmetry behavior in TS and hypothesized the involvement of frontal-striatal and limbic brain areas...
  6. doi request reprint The role of the COMT Val(158)Met polymorphism in the phenotypic expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Hilga Katerberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:167-76. 2010
    ..In conclusion, a dimensional approach seems fruitful in detecting genes of importance for OCD...
  7. pmc Autism and ADHD symptoms in patients with OCD: are they associated with specific OC symptom dimensions or OC symptom severity?
    Gideon E Anholt
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:580-9. 2010
    ..Hoarding was not associated with elevated autism scale scores, but with inattention. In conclusion, attention switching problems may reflect both symptom overlap and a common etiological factor underlying ASD, ADHD and OCD...
  8. doi request reprint The role of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) val66met variant in the phenotypic expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    Hilga Katerberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:1050-62. 2009
    ..We found that for the BDNF Met66Met genotype may be associated with a milder phenotype in females and a possible role for the BDNF Val66Val genotype and the BDNF Val66 allele in the sexual/religious obsessions...
  9. doi request reprint Brain activation during response interference in twins discordant or concordant for obsessive compulsive symptoms
    Anouk den Braber
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:372-83. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to self-report obsessive-compulsive symptoms in Dutch adolescents at ages 12, 14, and 16
    Daniel S van Grootheest
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1182-8. 2008
    ..To determine the contributions of genetic and environmental influences to variation in self-report of obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptoms in a population-based twin sample of adolescent boys and girls...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions underlying stability in childhood obsessive-compulsive behavior
    Daniel S van Grootheest
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 61:308-15. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the developmental stability of pediatric OC behavior and the genetic and environmental influences on stability in a large population-based twin sample...
  12. doi request reprint White matter differences in monozygotic twins discordant or concordant for obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a combined diffusion tensor imaging/voxel-based morphometry study
    Anouk den Braber
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 70:969-77. 2011
    ..The contribution of environmental and genetic factors to the various OCD-related changes in brain structures remains to be established...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reduced orbitofrontal-striatal activity on a reversal learning task in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Peter L Remijnse
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Graduate School of Neurosciences, and Outpatient Academic Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1225-36. 2006
    ..However, the engagement of this neural loop in OCD has not been tested directly in a cognitive activation imaging paradigm so far...
  14. doi request reprint Sensitivity to change of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire
    Gideon A Anholt
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU Universtiy Medical Center and Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Psychother 17:154-9. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive versus behavior therapy: processes of change in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gideon E Anholt
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center and GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychother Psychosom 77:38-42. 2008
    ..This investigation is a first attempt to study change by measuring scores on a weekly basis rather than at specific stages in the treatment and follow-up...
  16. doi request reprint Presupplementary motor area hyperactivity during response inhibition: a candidate endophenotype of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Stella J de Wit
    Departments of Psychiatry and Anatomy and Neuroscience, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 169:1100-8. 2012
    ..The authors sought to determine the functional neural correlates of response inhibition in a large sample of medication-free OCD patients and their unaffected siblings...
  17. pmc Factor structure, reliability and criterion validity of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ): a study in Dutch population and patient groups
    Rosa A Hoekstra
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1555-66. 2008
    ..Men scored higher than women and science students higher than non-science students. The Dutch translation of the AQ is a reliable instrument to assess autism spectrum conditions...
  18. pmc Brain activation during cognitive planning in twins discordant or concordant for obsessive-compulsive symptoms
    Anouk den Braber
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 133:3123-40. 2010
    ..Regions showing similar changes in high-risk twins from discordant and concordant pairs may be part of compensatory networks that keep planning performance intact, in spite of cortico-striatal-thalamo-cortical deficits...
  19. doi request reprint The Netherlands Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Association (NOCDA) study: design and rationale of a longitudinal naturalistic study of the course of OCD and clinical characteristics of the sample at baseline
    Josien Schuurmans
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:273-85. 2012
    ..4% and 63.7%, respectively) and anxiety disorders other than OCD (36% current and 46.5% lifetime)...
  20. doi request reprint Screening of the epsilon sarcoglycan gene in Tourette syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder
    Hilga Katerberg
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Genet 18:98. 2008
  21. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of comorbidity in anxiety disorders: a report from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Mieke Klein Hofmeijer-Sevink
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 137:106-12. 2012
    ..e. anxiety and depressive comorbidity)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Amygdala activity in obsessive-compulsive disorder with contamination fear: a study with oxygen-15 water positron emission tomography
    Odile A van den Heuvel
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center and GGZ Buitenamstel, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 132:225-37. 2004
    ..The findings of the present study are consistent with the hypothesis of decreased frontal-striatal control of limbic structures, specifically the amygdala, resulting in an inadequate fear response in OCD patients with contamination fear...
  23. ncbi request reprint Symptom overlap between autism spectrum disorder, generalized social anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder in adults: a preliminary case-controlled study
    Danielle C Cath
    Academic Anxiety Outpatient Clinic, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopathology 41:101-10. 2008
    ..We studied which features distinguish 'pure' anxiety disordered patients from those with co-morbid ASD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Frontal-striatal dysfunction during planning in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Odile A van den Heuvel
    Departments of Psychiatry, Anatomy, and Radiology and Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ Buitenamstel, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:301-9. 2005
    ..In addition, neuropsychological studies in OCD have reported impairments in visuospatial tasks and executive functions, such as planning...
  25. ncbi request reprint Do patients with OCD and pathological gambling have similar dysfunctional cognitions?
    Gideon E Anholt
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roeterstraat 15, 1018 WB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 42:529-37. 2004
    ..Pathological gamblers exhibited, however, no increase in OCD symptoms. These mixed results do not seem to support the OC spectrum theory for pathological gambling, moreover being contradictory to contemporary cognitive OCD models...
  26. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the syndrome of apotemnophilia and course of a cognitive-behavioural therapy
    Arjan W Braam
    Institute of Extramural Medicine EMGO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopathology 39:32-7. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint An fMRI study in monozygotic twins discordant for obsessive-compulsive symptoms
    Anouk den Braber
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychol 79:91-102. 2008
    ..A difference between genetical and environmental etiologies may relate to the amount of reduced striatal responsiveness...
  28. ncbi request reprint Twin and genetic effects on life events
    Christel M Middeldorp
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:224-31. 2005
    ..Familial resemblance of illness and death of a significant other was mainly due to common environment. For the other life events, it was not possible to distinguish between genetic and common environmental effects...
  29. ncbi request reprint A twin-family study of the association between employment, burnout and anxious depression
    Christel M Middeldorp
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherland
    J Affect Disord 90:163-9. 2006
    ..Earlier studies have shown that employment and burnout are related to anxiety and depression. This twin-family study investigates to what extent these associations are caused by shared etiological factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Familial clustering of major depression and anxiety disorders in Australian and Dutch twins and siblings
    Christel M Middeldorp
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:609-15. 2005
    ..Furthermore, different genetic risk factors appear to contribute to the vulnerability for panic disorder and/or agoraphobia in men and women. No other sex differences were found...
  31. ncbi request reprint Do obsessional beliefs discriminate OCD without tic patients from OCD with tic and Tourette's syndrome patients?
    Gideon E Anholt
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1537-43. 2006
    ..Therefore, one can doubt the specificity of cognitive theory of OCD to explain specific OC behavior...
  32. ncbi request reprint Compulsive hoarding and OCD: two distinct disorders?
    Daniel S van Grootheest
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1435; author reply 1435-6. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Exposure with response prevention versus habit reversal in Tourettes's syndrome: a controlled study
    Cara W J Verdellen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Nijmegen, HSK de Loofaert, Berlicumseweg 6E, 5248 NT Rosmalen, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 42:501-11. 2004
    ..05). These results suggest that, at least in the short term, TS tic symptoms can be treated effectively with both types of treatment...