Peter Muris

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Affiliation: Erasmus University Rotterdam
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Underlying personality characteristics of behavioral inhibition in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:437-45. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental rearing behaviors and worry of normal adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 91:428-30. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Differences in attention to food and food intake between overweight/obese and normal-weight females under conditions of hunger and satiety
    Ilse M T Nijs
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 54:243-54. 2010
  4. pmc A space odyssey: experimental manipulation of threat perception and anxiety-related interpretation bias in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:469-80. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Developmental trajectories of adolescent anxiety disorder symptoms: a 5-year prospective community study
    William W Hale
    Research Center for Adolescent Development at Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:556-64. 2008
  6. pmc Disrupting the rhythm of depression: design and protocol of a randomized controlled trial on preventing relapse using brief cognitive therapy with or without antidepressants
    Claudi L H Bockting
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Groningen University, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of spider-related covariation bias in 8- to 13-year-old children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Suite J5 31, P O Box 1738, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:185-201. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of verbal information on fear-related reasoning biases in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 47:206-14. 2009
  9. pmc Predictors of change following cognitive-behavioral treatment of children with anxiety problems: a preliminary investigation on negative automatic thoughts and anxiety control
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:139-51. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The relation between gender role orientation and fear and anxiety in nonclinic-referred children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:326-32. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Underlying personality characteristics of behavioral inhibition in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:437-45. 2006
    ..That is, insecurely attached children were also characterized by high neuroticism and low attention control. The implications of these findings are briefly discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental rearing behaviors and worry of normal adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 91:428-30. 2002
    ..Analysis showed that anxious rearing and overprotection of both mother and father were significantly related to worry...
  3. doi request reprint Differences in attention to food and food intake between overweight/obese and normal-weight females under conditions of hunger and satiety
    Ilse M T Nijs
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 54:243-54. 2010
    ..However, in order to draw firm conclusions, replication studies are needed...
  4. pmc A space odyssey: experimental manipulation of threat perception and anxiety-related interpretation bias in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:469-80. 2008
    ..Interestingly, the effects of training were most pronounced in high anxious children. Directions for future research with this paradigm are briefly discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Developmental trajectories of adolescent anxiety disorder symptoms: a 5-year prospective community study
    William W Hale
    Research Center for Adolescent Development at Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:556-64. 2008
    ..This study prospectively examined the developmental trajectories of anxiety disorder symptoms in a large sample of adolescents from the general population...
  6. pmc Disrupting the rhythm of depression: design and protocol of a randomized controlled trial on preventing relapse using brief cognitive therapy with or without antidepressants
    Claudi L H Bockting
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Groningen University, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:8. 2011
    ..However, it is unclear whether brief CT while tapering antidepressants (AD) is an effective alternative for long term use of AD in recurrent depression. In addition, it is unclear whether the combination of AD to brief CT is beneficial...
  7. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of spider-related covariation bias in 8- to 13-year-old children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Suite J5 31, P O Box 1738, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:185-201. 2005
    ..Various methodological and theoretical explanations for this null finding are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of verbal information on fear-related reasoning biases in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 47:206-14. 2009
    ..Altogether, these results support the idea that learning via negatively tinted information plays a role in the development of fear-related cognitive distortions in youths...
  9. pmc Predictors of change following cognitive-behavioral treatment of children with anxiety problems: a preliminary investigation on negative automatic thoughts and anxiety control
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:139-51. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The relation between gender role orientation and fear and anxiety in nonclinic-referred children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:326-32. 2005
    ..Furthermore, gender role orientation accounted for more of the variance in fear and anxiety scores than the child's sex...
  11. ncbi request reprint Domains of childhood teasing and psychopathological symptoms in Dutch adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite J5 31, Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 96:707-8. 2005
    ..Furthermore, some evidence indicated specific domains of teasing were associated with specific types of psychopathological symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint DSM-defined anxiety disorders symptoms in South African youths: Their assessment and relationship with perceived parental rearing behaviors
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite J5 31, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:883-96. 2006
    ..Finally, positive correlations were found between anxious rearing, overprotection, and rejection and anxiety symptoms. The clinical and research implications of these findings are briefly discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Origins of common fears in South African children
    Peter Muris
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1510-5. 2008
    ..The results are briefly discussed in terms of the living conditions of South African children from various cultural backgrounds...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of temperament in the etiology of child psychopathology
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 8:271-89. 2005
    ..Directions for future research and clinical implications of this temperamental view on psychopathology are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and judgments about the probability of future negative and positive events in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 20:252-61. 2006
    ..When controlling for concurrent anxiety symptoms, depression was no longer linked to probability estimates of negative events. Finally, depression symptoms were negatively related to probability ratings for future positive events...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spider fear and covariation bias in children and adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2604-15. 2007
    ..Further developmental analyses indicated that this type of cognitive bias seems to be more consistently present among adolescents than among children...
  17. pmc Personality and temperament correlates of pain catastrophizing in young adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 38:171-81. 2007
    ..Further, regression analyses demonstrated that only BIS and the temperamental traits of fear and perceptual sensitivity accounted for a unique proportion of the variance in adolescents' pain catastrophizing scores...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive development and the interpretation of anxiety-related physical symptoms in 4-13-year-old non-clinical children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:73-86. 2008
    ..Altogether, these findings are relevant for researchers who are interested in "physical symptoms-based" theories of childhood anxiety...
  19. ncbi request reprint A dirty animal is a scary animal! Effects of disgust-related information on fear beliefs in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:137-44. 2008
    ..The other way around, cleanliness-related information decreased levels of disgust and resulted in lower levels of fear. The implications for the role of disgust in the development of animal fear are briefly discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-reported reactive and regulative temperament in early adolescence: relations to internalizing and externalizing problem behavior and "Big Three" personality factors
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 30:1035-49. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Attention control in middle childhood: relations to psychopathological symptoms and threat perception distortions
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:997-1010. 2007
    ..Finally, no evidence was found for the hypothesised mediating role of cognitive distortions on the relation between temperament factors and psychopathological symptoms...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation of attention control and school performance in normal children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite, T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Percept Mot Skills 102:78-80. 2006
    ..Teachers provided a global rating of children's school performance. Analysis indicated that attention control correlated positively with school performance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Disgust sensitivity and psychopathological symptoms in non-clinical children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:133-46. 2008
    ..The possible role of disgust sensitivity in the aetiology of child psychopathology is discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ground control to Major Tom: experimental manipulation of anxiety-related interpretation bias by means of the "space odyssey" paradigm and effects on avoidance tendencies in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 23:333-40. 2009
    ..Further, no support was found for the idea that high-anxious children were more affected by the experimental manipulation than low-anxious children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Children's somatization symptoms: correlations with trait anxiety, anxiety sensitivity, and learning experiences
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 94:1269-75. 2004
    ..These results indicate that there might be common vulnerability factors in childhood anxiety and somatization symptoms...
  26. ncbi request reprint Biological, psychological, and sociocultural correlates of body change strategies and eating problems in adolescent boys and girls
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 6:11-22. 2005
    ..e., the tendency to compare one's body with that of others), partially or fully mediated the influence of some predictor variables...
  27. doi request reprint Reduction of verbally learned fear in children: a comparison between positive information, imagery, and a control condition
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:139-44. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Listen to your heart beat and shiver! An experimental study of anxiety-related emotional reasoning in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 24:612-7. 2010
    ..These results are in keeping with the idea that children may partially rely on internal physical sensations when evaluating the dangerousness of ambiguous events...
  29. pmc The role of verbal threat information in the development of childhood fear. "Beware the Jabberwock!"
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, Postbus, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 13:129-50. 2010
    ..Finally, implications for the prevention and intervention of childhood fears are briefly explored, and potential leads for future research will be highlighted...
  30. doi request reprint The effects of verbal disgust- and threat-related information about novel animals on disgust and fear beliefs and avoidance in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University RotterdamRotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:551-63. 2009
    ..Repercussions of these findings for the role of disgust in the development and maintenance of anxiety pathology are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Theory-of-mind, cognitive development, and children's interpretation of anxiety-related physical symptoms
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2121-32. 2007
    ..e., emotional reasoning) was already prominent in 4-6-year-olds. The implications for physical symptom-based theories of childhood anxiety are briefly discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mom told me scary things about this animal: parents installing fear beliefs in their children via the verbal information pathway
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 48:341-6. 2010
    ..More precisely, high trait anxious parents told more negative stories about the unknown animal, which produced higher fear levels in children...
  33. pmc "You might belong in Gryffindor": children's courage and its relationships to anxiety symptoms, big five personality traits, and sex roles
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:204-13. 2010
    ..The implications of these findings and potential directions for future research are briefly discussed...
  34. pmc Person-related protective and vulnerability factors of psychopathology symptoms in non-clinical adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Ment Health J 47:47-60. 2011
    ..Although these results should be interpreted with caution because of the cross-sectional nature of the study, they may nevertheless guide future research exploring multifactorial models of psychopathology in youths...
  35. pmc Symptoms of anxiety, depression, and aggression in non-clinical children: relationships with self-report and performance-based measures of attention and effortful control
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:455-67. 2008
    ..Finally, the performance-based measure of attention/effortful control was not convincingly related to psychopathological symptoms...
  36. ncbi request reprint Children's perception and interpretation of anxiety-related physical symptoms
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:233-44. 2004
    ..Finally, children reported to experience anxiety-related physical symptoms in daily life, although frequently not in relation to fearful situations and circumstances...
  37. pmc Children's internal attributions of anxiety-related physical symptoms: age-related patterns and the role of cognitive development and anxiety sensitivity
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:535-48. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Disgust sensitivity and eating disorder symptoms in a non-clinical population
    Birgit Mayer
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:504-14. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of two new parent-rating scales for measuring anxiety symptoms in young Dutch children
    Suzanne Broeren
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 22:949-58. 2008
    ..The utility of the PAS and the CMFWQ as a screening instrument for anxiety problems in preschoolers is briefly discussed...
  40. doi request reprint Brief report: Direct and indirect relations of risk factors with eating behavior problems in late adolescent females
    Birgit Mayer
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, DR Rotterdam 3000, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 32:741-5. 2009
    ..The links between these general risk variables and eating behavior problems were independent from the specific eating problem correlates of BMI and body dissatisfaction...
  41. pmc A psychometric evaluation of the behavioral inhibition questionnaire in a non-clinical sample of Dutch children and adolescents
    Suzanne Broeren
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:214-229. 2010
    ..Altogether, the results of this study indicate that suggests that the BIQ might be a reliable and valid measure for assessing behavioral inhibition not only in preschoolers but also in older children and adolescents...
  42. doi request reprint Mental illness stigma and disclosure: consequences of coming out of the closet
    Arjan E R Bos
    Institute of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:509-13. 2009
    ..Results suggest that selective disclosure optimizes social support and limits stigmatization. Perceived stigmatization has a detrimental impact on self-esteem, especially for those who are relatively open about their mental disorder...
  43. doi request reprint Food-related Stroop interference in obese and normal-weight individuals: behavioral and electrophysiological indices
    Ilse M T Nijs
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 11:258-65. 2010
    ..In the current food-abundant environment, such a heightened food cue-responsiveness might contribute substantially to the tendency to overeat...
  44. ncbi request reprint Emotional reasoning and parent-based reasoning in normal children
    Mattijn Morren
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:3-20. 2004
    ..High levels of anxiety and depression were significantly associated with the tendency to rely on anxiety-response information, but only in the case of safety scripts...
  45. pmc The assessment of an inhibited, anxiety-prone temperament in a Dutch multi-ethnic population of preschool children
    Leonie J Vreeke
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Dr, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:623-33. 2012
    ..Altogether, these results provide support for the reliability and validity of the BIQ-SF as an economical method for assessing behavioral inhibition and anxiety proneness in young children...
  46. ncbi request reprint The Koala Fear Questionnaire: a standardized self-report scale for assessing fears and fearfulness in pre-school and primary school children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:597-617. 2003
    ..Altogether, the KFQ seems to be a valuable addition to the instrumentarium of clinicians and researchers who are working with fearful and anxious children...
  47. ncbi request reprint On the measurement of rumination: a psychometric evaluation of the ruminative response scale and the rumination on sadness scale in undergraduates
    Jeffrey Roelofs
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:299-313. 2006
    ..More specifically, baseline depression was a strong predictor of future depression but this was particularly true for high ruminating individuals. Implications of the results and directions for future research are provided...
  48. ncbi request reprint Fear-relevant change detection in spider-fearful and non-fearful participants
    Birgit Mayer
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 20:510-9. 2006
    ..Further, it was found that high-trait anxious participants did not detect more changes than low-trait anxious participants...
  49. ncbi request reprint Social and family correlates of eating problems and muscle preoccupation in young adolescents
    Cor Meesters
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 8:83-90. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Does 'Yuck' mean 'Eek'? Fear responses in children after a disgust manipulation
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:765-9. 2012
    ..Disgust is a basic emotion that is thought to play a role in the development of animal phobias. This study was conducted to test whether experimentally induced disgust also results in higher levels of fear and interpretation bias...
  51. ncbi request reprint Enhanced processing of food-related pictures in female external eaters
    Ilse M T Nijs
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 53:376-83. 2009
    ..It can be concluded that external eaters display an enhanced attentional processing of food-related information. The findings are discussed within an incentive sensitization model of overeating behavior...
  52. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, threat perception abnormalities, and emotional reasoning in nonclinical Dutch children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:453-9. 2003
    ..e., emotional reasoning). Potential avenues for future studies on anxiety-related threat-perception distortions are briefly discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Threat perception abnormalities in children: the role of anxiety disorders symptoms, chronic anxiety, and state anxiety
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 17:271-87. 2003
    ..Finally, no support was found for the notion that threat perception abnormalities are the result of the conjoint influence of general anxiety and state anxiety...
  54. ncbi request reprint Fear of the beast: a prospective study on the effects of negative information on childhood fear
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:195-208. 2003
    ..Furthermore, fear of the beast appeared to generalize, that is, children who became more fearful of the beast after receiving negative information, also became more apprehensive of other dogs and predators...
  55. ncbi request reprint Correlates of the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale in delinquent adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 94:264-6. 2004
    ..That is, lower memory and intelligence were associated with higher suggestibility. No significant correlations were found between suggestibility and other personality characteristics...
  56. ncbi request reprint Skittish, shielded, and scared: relations among behavioral inhibition, overprotective parenting, and anxiety in native and non-native Dutch preschool children
    Leonie J Vreeke
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 27:703-10. 2013
    ..Finally, it was found that children who exhibited stable high levels of behavioral inhibition throughout the study ran the greatest risk for developing an anxiety disorder. ..
  57. doi request reprint Assessment of disgust sensitivity in children with an age-downward version of the Disgust Emotion Scale
    Peter Muris
    Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Ther 43:876-86. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that the DES-C should be regarded as the preferred scale for measuring disgust sensitivity and its role in the etiology and maintenance of anxiety problems in children...
  58. doi request reprint Threat/control-override symptoms and emotional reactions to positive symptoms as correlates of aggressive behavior in psychotic patients
    Angela F Nederlof
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:342-7. 2011
    ..These results seem to suggest that feeling threatened by positive psychotic symptoms and anger disposition play a role in the origins of aggressive behavior of psychotic patients...
  59. doi request reprint A hierarchical model for the relationships between general and specific vulnerability factors and symptom levels of generalized anxiety disorder
    Colin van der Heiden
    Outpatient Treatment Center PsyQ, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 24:284-9. 2010
    ..Implications for the classification and treatment of GAD are discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint The Children's Somatization Inventory: further evidence for its reliability and validity in a pediatric and a community sample of Dutch children and adolescents
    Cor Meesters
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:413-22. 2003
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Children's Somatization Inventory (CSI) in the Netherlands...
  61. ncbi request reprint Spider phobia interaction of disgust and perceived likelihood of involuntary physical contact
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:51-65. 2002
    ..All in all, the present findings strongly support the idea that spider phobia essentially reflects a fear of physical contact with a disgusting stimulus...
  62. ncbi request reprint The links between the Adolescent Dissociative Experiences Scale (A-DES), fantasy proneness, and anxiety symptoms
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:18-24. 2003
    ..e., generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder) and fantasy proneness. Theoretical and practical implications of these findings are briefly discussed...
  63. ncbi request reprint The assessment of contemporary fears in adolescents using a modified version of the Fear Survey Schedule for Children-Revised
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:567-84. 2002
    ..Finally, a considerable number of the "new" fear items were found to rank high in the top 10 of most common fears. The implications for the assessment of fears in children and adolescents are briefly discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity is associated with behavioral decision-making deficits
    Ingmar H A Franken
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus Affective Neuroscience Lab, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 158:155-63. 2008
    ..The findings add further evidence to the notion that trait impulsivity is associated with decision-making, a function of the orbitofrontal cortex...
  65. doi request reprint Emotional reasoning and parent-based reasoning in non-clinical children, and their prospective relationships with anxiety symptoms
    Mattijn Morren
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:351-67. 2008
    ..As yet the clinical implications of these findings are limited, although preliminary evidence indicates that interpretation bias can be modified to decrease anxiety...
  66. doi request reprint Fear- and disgust-related covariation bias and eating disorders symptoms in healthy young women
    Birgit Mayer
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:19-25. 2011
    ..All in all, these findings suggest that covariation bias plays a role in eating pathology...
  67. ncbi request reprint The validity of attention deficit hyperactivity and hyperkinetic disorder symptom domains in nonclinical Dutch children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:460-6. 2003
    ..Furthermore, inattention and hyperactivity were more strongly related to CBCL/YSR attention problems, whereas impulsivity was more strongly associated with symptoms of aggression and delinquency...
  68. ncbi request reprint Defense styles, personality traits, and psychopathological symptoms in nonclinical adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:771-80. 2003
    ..Most importantly, regression analyses indicated that personality traits and defense styles both accounted for unique proportions of the variance in psychopathological symptoms...
  69. doi request reprint Training children to approach or avoid novel animals: effects on self-reported attitudes and fear beliefs and information-seeking behaviors
    Jorg Huijding
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 49:606-13. 2011
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  70. doi request reprint Factor structure of the Dutch version of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire
    Colin van der Heiden
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Outpatient Treatment Centre, PsyQ, Van Vollenhovenstraat 3, 3106 BE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:304-9. 2010
    ..In the community sample the one-factor/method factor model provided the best fit for the data. This was also true in the clinical GAD sample, but only after error covariances between a number of items were allowed to correlate...
  71. doi request reprint Does disgust enhance eating disorder symptoms?
    Birgit Mayer
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The
    Eat Behav 9:124-7. 2008
    ..Furthermore, they did not display a decreased explicit or implicit preference for high-caloric food. Thus, in the present study no indication for a causal relation between disgust and eating disorder symptoms in young females was found...
  72. doi request reprint "Will a Cuscus bite you, if he shows his teeth?" Inducing a fear-related confirmation bias in children by providing verbal threat information to their mothers
    Danielle Remmerswaal
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 24:540-6. 2010
    ..More precisely, after the vignettes task, children of mothers who had received threat information also sought less information to invalidate the dangerousness of the animal than children of mothers who had received positive information...
  73. ncbi request reprint The etiology of specific fears and phobias in children: a critique of the non-associative account
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:185-95. 2002
    ..As an alternative to the non-associative account, we briefly describe a multifactorial model of childhood fears and phobias...
  74. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of a Dutch version of the Dimensions of Anger Reactions
    Angela F Nederlof
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 105:585-92. 2009
    ..A correlation coefficient of .84 was found, supporting the reliability of the scale. Altogether, it can be concluded that the Dutch Dimensions of Anger Reactions seems to be reliable and valid for assessing anger disposition...
  75. ncbi request reprint Attachment style and self-reported aggression
    Cor Meesters
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 90:231-5. 2002
    ..e., avoidantly or ambivalently, attached by means of the Adult Attachment Questionnaire of Hazan and Shaver. In addition, the insecurely attached subjects had elevated anger and hostility compared to securely attached subjects...
  76. doi request reprint The feature-positive effect and hypochondriacal concerns
    Eric Rassin
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:263-9. 2008
    ..As expected, a positive correlation between the FPE and hypochondriacal concerns was observed. Implications for cognitive-behavioural theory are discussed...
  77. ncbi request reprint Gray's model of personality and addiction
    Ingmar H A Franken
    Department of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 31:399-403. 2006
    ..These findings provide partial support for Gray's personality theory, which predicts a relation between BAS and substance abuse...
  78. ncbi request reprint Food cue-elicited brain potentials in obese and healthy-weight individuals
    Ilse M T Nijs
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 9:462-70. 2008
    ..In the present study, there was no indication of an electrophysiological or subjective hyper-reactivity to food cues in obese adults...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relations between parent- and teacher-reported behavioral inhibition and behavioral observations of this temperamental trait
    Anna M L van Brakel
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:579-89. 2004
    ..The BIS is found to be a brief and easy-to-administer instrument, which seems to provide a meaningful first impression of children's level of behavioral inhibition, and this is particularly true when using the parent version of the BIS...
  80. ncbi request reprint Abnormal and normal obsessions: a reconsideration
    Eric Rassin
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:1065-70. 2007
    ..It is concluded that some clinical obsessions can be identified as being evidently abnormal, and that additional theory and research is needed to identify the causes of these recognisable obsessions...
  81. ncbi request reprint The modified Trait and State Food-Cravings Questionnaires: development and validation of a general index of food craving
    Ilse M T Nijs
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Woudestein T12 43, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 49:38-46. 2007
    ..Altogether, it can be concluded that the G-FCQ-T and G-FCQ-S are both reliable and valid measures of general trait-like and state-dependent food craving...
  82. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in reward sensitivity are related to food craving and relative body weight in healthy women
    Ingmar H A Franken
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Woudestein J5 43, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 45:198-201. 2005
    ..This is the first study demonstrating a relation between the personality trait of sensitivity to reward and BMI. These findings are discussed in the context of the involvement of dopaminergic reward circuitry in overeating...
  83. ncbi request reprint Content difference between normal and abnormal obsessions
    Eric Rassin
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2800-3. 2007
    ..In addition, the experience of clinical obsessions was more strongly associated with scores on a measure of OCD symptoms, than was the experience of normal obsessions...
  84. doi request reprint A disgust mood state causes a negative interpretation bias, but not in the specific domain of body-related concerns
    Birgit Mayer
    Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 47:876-81. 2009
    ..Altogether, these findings suggest that disgust does not play a role in eating pathology by inducing a negative interpretation bias in the specific domain of body and weight concerns...
  85. ncbi request reprint Alcohol selectively reduces brain activity during the affective processing of negative information
    Ingmar H A Franken
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:919-27. 2007
    ..Although it has frequently been suggested that alcohol influences emotions such as anxiety and fear through the modulation of affective information processing, few studies addressed this topic using objective measures...
  86. ncbi request reprint The assessment of anhedonia in clinical and non-clinical populations: further validation of the Snaith-Hamilton Pleasure Scale (SHAPS)
    Ingmar H A Franken
    Institute of Psychology Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 99:83-9. 2007
    ..In addition to this, it is an important clinical feature of schizophrenia and substance abuse disorders. Valid instruments to measure anhedonia are sparse...
  87. ncbi request reprint The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)--further evidence for its reliability and validity in a community sample of Dutch children and adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:1-8. 2003
    ..Moreover, the current data provide further support for the utility of the SDQ as an index of psychopathological symptoms in youths...
  88. ncbi request reprint Providing parents with information before anaesthesia: what do they really want to know?
    Tirzah L Wisselo
    Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital Maastrichet, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:299-307. 2004
    ..They frequently do not take into account the parent's coping style. Two common parental coping styles are information-seeking (monitoring) and information-avoiding (blunting)...
  89. ncbi request reprint An expanded childhood anxiety sensitivity index: its factor structure, reliability, and validity in a non-clinical adolescent sample
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, MD, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:299-311. 2002
    ..That is, all factors convincingly loaded on symptoms of 'panic disorder and agoraphobia', whereas the factor 'fear of publicly observable anxiety reactions' was also strongly associated with symptoms of 'social phobia'...
  90. ncbi request reprint Anger and hostility in adolescents: relationships with self-reported attachment style and perceived parental rearing styles
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 57:257-64. 2004
    ..To examine relationships between self-reported attachment style and parental rearing behaviors, on the one hand, and anger/hostility, on the other hand, in a sample of nonclinical adolescents (N=441)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Thought-action fusion and schizotypy in undergraduate students
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 42:211-6. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between thought-action fusion (TAF) and schizotypy...
  92. ncbi request reprint The self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: its psychometric properties in 8- to 13-year-old non-clinical children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:437-48. 2004
    ..To examine the reliability and validity of the self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in relatively young children...
  93. ncbi request reprint A questionnaire for screening a broad range of DSM-defined anxiety disorder symptoms in clinically referred children and adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Deparrtment of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:813-20. 2004
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  94. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) in the general adolescent population
    William W Hale
    Department of Child and Adolescent Studies, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:283-90. 2005
    ..This study examined the psychometric properties of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) in a large sample of adolescents from the general population...
  95. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV-defined anxiety disorder symptoms in South African children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1360-8. 2002
    ..To examine -defined anxiety disorder symptoms in a large sample of normal South African schoolchildren...
  96. ncbi request reprint Are nonpharmacological induced rewards related to anhedonia? A study among skydivers
    Ingmar H A Franken
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:297-300. 2006
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