A Arntz

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Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive therapy versus interoceptive exposure as treatment of panic disorder without agoraphobia
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, MD, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:325-41. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Outpatient psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder: randomized trial of schema-focused therapy vs transference-focused psychotherapy
    Josephine Giesen-Bloo
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:649-58. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of treatment of childhood memories in cognitive therapy for personality disorders: a controlled study contrasting methods focusing on the present and methods focusing on childhood memories
    Anoek Weertman
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2133-43. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Taxometric evidence for the dimensional structure of cluster-C, paranoid, and borderline personality disorders
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, University of Maastricht, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 23:606-28. 2009
  5. pmc Clinical and cost-effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy for depression in primary care: design of a randomised trial
    L Esther de Graaf
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:224. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint No evidence for overgeneral memories in borderline personality disorder
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:1063-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the borderline personality disorder severity index
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 17:45-59. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The meaning of pain influences its experienced intensity
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pain 109:20-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Beliefs in personality disorders: a test with the personality disorder belief questionnaire
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 42:1215-25. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Emotional memory is perceptual
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:19-34. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive therapy versus interoceptive exposure as treatment of panic disorder without agoraphobia
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, MD, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:325-41. 2002
    ..Reduction of beliefs may be essential in CT, but not in IE. This suggests that the two treatments utilize different change mechanisms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Outpatient psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder: randomized trial of schema-focused therapy vs transference-focused psychotherapy
    Josephine Giesen-Bloo
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:649-58. 2006
    ..Borderline personality disorder is a severe and chronic psychiatric condition, prevalent throughout health care settings. Only limited effects of current treatments have been documented...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of treatment of childhood memories in cognitive therapy for personality disorders: a controlled study contrasting methods focusing on the present and methods focusing on childhood memories
    Anoek Weertman
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2133-43. 2007
    ..Total effects of the package were large and were maintained till one-year follow-up (d's 0.97-1.90). Experience of the therapist with CT for personality disorders was related to better outcome (d=0.73)...
  4. doi request reprint Taxometric evidence for the dimensional structure of cluster-C, paranoid, and borderline personality disorders
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, University of Maastricht, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 23:606-28. 2009
    ..23, SD = .09. Only two analyses yielded ambiguous evidence (CCFI in the .40-.60 range) and none indicated taxonic structure...
  5. pmc Clinical and cost-effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy for depression in primary care: design of a randomised trial
    L Esther de Graaf
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:224. 2008
    ..Therefore, the objective of the current study is to evaluate the (cost-) effectiveness of online computerised cognitive behavioural therapy for depression in primary care...
  6. ncbi request reprint No evidence for overgeneral memories in borderline personality disorder
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:1063-8. 2002
    ..Borderline personality disorder, anxiety disorders and childhood traumas were not related to number of specific memories...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the borderline personality disorder severity index
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 17:45-59. 2003
    ..97; Cronbach's alpha = 0.93), and validity indices were good. Clinical norms were also derived. In a sample of 28 BPD patients, the instrument detected improvement during 6 months of psychotherapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint The meaning of pain influences its experienced intensity
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pain 109:20-5. 2004
    ..Damage interpretations mediated the effect of information on pain intensity scores, which supported the theory that tissue-damage is a crucial aspect of meaning to influence the subjective intensity of pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beliefs in personality disorders: a test with the personality disorder belief questionnaire
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 42:1215-25. 2004
    ..Another explanation is that many patients' position on the underlying dimensions is not high enough to lead to a DSM PD diagnosis, but high enough to lead to an elevated belief score...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emotional memory is perceptual
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:19-34. 2005
    ..This might be related to the prominent position of perceptual memories in traumatic memory, manifest in intrusions, nightmares and reliving experiences...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hypervigilance in borderline disorder: a test with the emotional Stroop paradigm
    A Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 14:366-73. 2000
    ..The subliminal Stroop failed to yield any significant effect. Results are interpreted as evidence for the presence of a relatively crude hypervigilance for any emotionally negative stimulus in both BPD and Cluster C PDs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Treatment of childhood memories: theory and practice
    A Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:715-40. 1999
    ..Theoretical views are discussed as to why these methods might be so effective in treating chronic problems that originated in childhood...
  13. ncbi request reprint Do personality disorders exist? On the validity of the concept and its cognitive-behavioral formulation and treatment
    A Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:S97-134. 1999
    ..However, the sparse attempts indicate that cognitive models may be fruitful in this area. Future research should be directed at further developing and testing cognitive conceptualizations and treatment models...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assumptions in borderline personality disorder: specificity, stability and relationship with etiological factors
    A Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:545-57. 1999
    ..It is suggested that a set of assumptions is characteristic of BPD, and is relatively stable despite the instability of the behaviour of people diagnosed as having BPD...
  15. ncbi request reprint An experimental test of the schema mode model of borderline personality disorder
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:226-39. 2005
    ..BPD patients were lowest on the Healthy Adult mode. The stress induction induced negative emotions in all groups, but the BPD group was unique in that the Detached Protector mode increased significantly more than in both control groups...
  16. ncbi request reprint Responsibility and obsessive-compulsive disorder: an experimental test
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:425-35. 2007
    ..The results confirm the hypothesis that responsibility plays a causal role in OCD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of PTSD: a comparison of imaginal exposure with and without imagery rescripting
    Arnoud Arntz
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:345-70. 2007
    ..Results suggest that the addition of rescripting to IE makes the treatment more acceptable for both patients and therapists, and leads to better effects on non-fear problems like anger and guilt...
  18. ncbi request reprint Underpredicted pain disrupts more than correctly predicted pain, but does not hurt more
    A Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 36:1121-9. 1998
    ..Underpredicted pain has more impact than correctly predicted pain, not because it hurts more, but because it conveys inherent danger information...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive therapy versus applied relaxation as treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
    A Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:633-46. 2003
    ..3% of AR patients recovered on the STAI-trait at six-month follow-up. These results confirm that both CT and AR are effective treatments for GAD, and also that there is still room for improvement...
  20. doi request reprint One-year follow-up results of unsupported online computerized cognitive behavioural therapy for depression in primary care: A randomized trial
    L E de Graaf
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:89-95. 2011
    ..To explore potential relapse prevention effects of CCBT...
  21. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Trauma Relevant Assumptions Scale
    Nicole Buck
    Maastricht University, Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1496-509. 2008
    ..Apart from research settings, the TRAS may also be suitable in therapeutic settings to identify the severity of dysfunctional assumptions, and to assess the progress in change from negative assumptions to more positive assumptions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient-informant concordance on the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R personality disorders (SCID-II)
    L Dreessen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 12:149-61. 1998
    ..However, the lack of a golden standard forces us to find more evidence before concluding that patient reports on personality result in valid diagnoses...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlates of autobiographical memory specificity: the role of depression, anxiety and childhood trauma
    I Wessel
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:409-21. 2001
    ..Memory specificity was not related to AD diagnosis, recovered MDD, or self-rated depression severity. The present findings cast doubts on theories that emphasize the role of childhood trauma in overgeneral autobiographical memory...
  24. doi request reprint Minor and major depression in the general population: does dysfunctional thinking play a role?
    L Esther de Graaf
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Compr Psychiatry 51:266-74. 2010
    ..Especially, research on the form of dysfunctional thinking (ie, extreme responding) is lacking. We have addressed these issues by reporting results from a large community sample...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of induced anger in patients with antisocial personality disorder
    J Lobbestael
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 39:557-68. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine emotional, cognitive and physiological correlates of anger and compare these between ASPD patients with varying degree of psychopathy (PP) and control groups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Short-interval test-retest interrater reliability of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R personality disorders (SCID-II) in outpatients
    L Dreessen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 12:138-48. 1998
    ..The results found support the use of the SCID-II as a diagnostic instrument for clinical and research purposes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Avoidant personality disorder and implicit schema-congruent information processing bias: a pilot study with a pragmatic inference task
    L Dreessen
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:619-32. 1999
    ..Social phobia and general personality pathology, two other control variables, were not. The findings warrant further study using the pragmatic inference task in a clinical group...
  28. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders do not influence the results of cognitive and behavior therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder
    L Dreessen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 11:503-21. 1997
    ..Attributing therapy failure to concomitant Axis II pathology should be approached with caution...
  29. doi request reprint Improving adherence and effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy without support for depression: a qualitative study on patient experiences
    S A H Gerhards
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 129:117-25. 2011
    ..Several studies have evaluated the efficacy and effectiveness of computerized cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT) for depression, but research on the patient perspective is limited...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influences of beliefs and personality disorders on treatment outcome in anxiety patients
    Anoek Weertman
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:936-44. 2005
    ..Dropout rates were not influenced by the presence of 1 or more PDs or PD-related beliefs. Results indicate that treatment of anxiety disorders in patients with concomitant one or more PDs is appropriate...
  31. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the short Schema Mode Inventory (SMI)
    Jill Lobbestael
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Cogn Psychother 38:437-58. 2010
    ..This study presents a new questionnaire to assess schema modes: the Schema Mode Inventory (SMI)...
  32. doi request reprint A comparative study of patients and therapists' reports of schema modes
    Jill Lobbestael
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:571-9. 2009
    ..These findings underscore the importance for the use of alternative assessment methods of cognitive concepts in antisocial patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Emotion- and intrusion-based reasoning in Vietnam veterans with and without chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    I M Engelhard
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:1339-48. 2001
    ..Further analyses showed that these effects were largely mediated by perceived uncontrollability...
  34. ncbi request reprint No interactive effects of naltrexone and benzodiazepines on pain during phobic fear
    S A Janssen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:77-86. 1999
    ..These findings confirm previous evidence that phobic fear does not necessarily induce an endogenous opioid-mediated analgesia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and pain: epinephrine-induced hyperalgesia and attentional influences
    S A Janssen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Pain 76:309-16. 1998
    ..It may be speculated that, although evidence was found for effects of epinephrine on pain, they may be overruled by effects of attention...
  36. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder after pregnancy loss
    I M Engelhard
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:62-6. 2001
    ..In contrast, rates for depression had not declined. The results indicate that pregnancy loss is potentially traumatic, putting women at risk of developing PTSD. In most cases, the disorder is immediate and persists for several months...
  37. doi request reprint Emotional, cognitive and physiological correlates of abuse-related stress in borderline and antisocial personality disorder
    Jill Lobbestael
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 48:116-24. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that BPD and ASPD-patients are alike in their implicit cognitive abuse-related stress reactivity, but can be differentiated in their self-reported and physiological response patterns...
  38. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for panic disorder with agoraphobia
    S P F Vos
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Neuroscience and Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 42:2661-72. 2012
    ..To date, a preliminary open trial yielded promising results but there have been no randomized controlled trials directly comparing CBT and IPT for panic disorder...
  39. ncbi request reprint The impact of personality disorders on treatment outcome of anxiety disorders: best-evidence synthesis
    L Dreessen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 36:483-504. 1998
    ..For the time being, in clinical practice one has to be cautious in relating personality disorders to less well treatment outcome in axis I anxiety disorders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evaluations of others by borderline patients
    A Arntz
    Department of Experimental, Clinical and Medical Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:513-21. 2001
    ..Thus, this seems characteristic for personality disorders in general. The BPD group shows a lower affect-tone, reflecting a stronger tendency to view others negatively, compared with both control groups...
  41. doi request reprint General practitioners' treatment orientations towards low back pain: influence on treatment behaviour and patient outcome
    Judith M Sieben
    Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 13:412-8. 2009
    ..Patients' LBP beliefs and attitudes were found to predict long-term outcome, and recently it has been suggested that the health care providers' ideas about LBP are also important predictors of treatment behaviour and outcome...
  42. ncbi request reprint Short-interval test-retest interrater reliability of the Dutch version of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV personality disorders (SCID-II)
    Anoek Weertman
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 17:562-7. 2003
    ..Values for single criteria were variable, ranging from poor to good agreement. Further large-scale test-retest research is needed to test the interrater reliability of more categorical diagnoses and single traits...
  43. doi request reprint Performance measurement in mental health care: present situation and future possibilities
    Irma J Baars
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Int J Health Plann Manage 25:198-214. 2010
    ..Additionally, a model that provides an understanding of the use of information gained by performance measurement is given...
  44. ncbi request reprint World assumptions and the role of trauma in borderline personality disorder
    Josephine Giesen-Bloo
    Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:197-208. 2005
    ..Pretzer's theory of BPD can be largely supported through Janoff-Bulman's world assumptive model. World assumptions of BPD patients can better be explained by the severity of BPD psychopathology than by the presence of trauma...
  45. doi request reprint An empirical test of schema mode conceptualizations in personality disorders
    Jill Lobbestael
    Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:854-60. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the high number of correlations found for some PDs raises concerns about the specificity of the mode model. Implications for both research and therapy are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study on the predictive validity of the fear-avoidance model in low back pain
    Judith M Sieben
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pain 117:162-70. 2005
    ..Our results do not really support the longitudinal validity of the fear-avoidance model, but they do feed the discussion on the role of pain-related fear in early stages of LBP...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pain patients in a randomized trial did not show a significant effect of a positive consultation
    Paul Knipschild
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Postbox 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:708-13. 2005
    ..To examine whether telling symptomatic patients that they will soon be better shortens the duration of their illness...
  48. doi request reprint All we need is a cue to remember: the effect of an extinction cue on renewal
    Pauline Dibbets
    Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:1070-7. 2008
    ..This safety signal function was not observed after a switch in context. Possible functions of the extinction cue and its application in extinction-based exposure treatments are discussed...
  49. doi request reprint Rumination and worrying as possible mediators in the relation between neuroticism and symptoms of depression and anxiety in clinically depressed individuals
    Jeffrey Roelofs
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands Community Mental Health Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:1283-9. 2008
    ..The results are discussed in the light of current theories, previous research, and recent treatment developments. Clinical implications and suggestions for future research are provided...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evaluations of emotional noninterpersonal situations by patients with borderline personality disorder
    Simkje Sieswerda
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:209-25. 2005
    ..Patients with BPD appeared to be characterized best by a general negative evaluative style, more than by DT or splitting. ASPD participants showed a positivity bias in both conditions...
  51. doi request reprint Use and acceptability of unsupported online computerized cognitive behavioral therapy for depression and associations with clinical outcome
    L Esther de Graaf
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 116:227-31. 2009
    ..Therefore, the aim of the current study was to have a closer look at usage and acceptability (i.e. expectancy, credibility, and satisfaction) of the intervention...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of "intrusion-based reasoning" and posttraumatic stress disorder after exposure to a train disaster
    Iris M Engelhard
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:1415-24. 2002
    ..26, p=0.09) was in the expected direction. The data suggest that IR is involved in the onset and maintenance of PTSD symptoms, but more clarity about causality awaits future larger and experimental studies...
  54. ncbi request reprint Traumatic events in a general practice population: the patient's perspective
    Saskia S L Mol
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Post Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 19:390-6. 2002
    ..Events studied were serious accidents, burglary, robbery, physical and sexual abuse, disasters and war...
  55. ncbi request reprint On the links between self-discrepancies, rumination, metacognitions, and symptoms of depression in undergraduates
    Jeffrey Roelofs
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:1295-305. 2007
    ..Clinical implications of the findings, including implementation of a metacognitive-focused cognitive therapy of depression, and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Schema modes and childhood abuse in borderline and antisocial personality disorders
    Jill Lobbestael
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:240-53. 2005
    ..The Healthy Adult mode was of low presence in BPD and of high presence in APD and the nonpatients. Frequency and severity of the three kinds of abuse were equally high in both PD groups, and significantly higher than in nonpatients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hypervigilance in patients with borderline personality disorder: specificity, automaticity, and predictors
    Simkje Sieswerda
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:1011-24. 2007
    ..Both BPD and axis I disorder patients showed a trend for a bias for negative schema-related subliminal stimuli. More attention to hypervigilance in BPD is recommended for clinical practice...
  58. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of online computerised cognitive-behavioural therapy without support for depression in primary care: randomised trial
    S A H Gerhards
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 196:310-8. 2010
    ..The study is registered at the Netherlands Trial Register, part of the Dutch Cochrane Centre (ISRCTN47481236)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Dependent personality traits and information processing: assessing the interpretation of ambiguous information using the Thematic Apperception Test
    Anoek Weertman
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 45:273-8. 2006
    ..This study was designed to investigate interpretation bias in people with dependent personality traits...
  60. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after non-traumatic events: evidence from an open population study
    Saskia S L Mol
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 186:494-9. 2005
    ..Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the only psychiatric condition that requires a specific event to have occurred for its diagnosis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Peritraumatic dissociation and posttraumatic stress after pregnancy loss: a prospective study
    Iris M Engelhard
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:67-78. 2003
    ..It also predicted chronic PTSD symptoms, and this relation was mediated by acute PTSD symptoms...
  62. doi request reprint Theory of mind in borderline and cluster-C personality disorder
    Arnoud Arntz
    Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:801-7. 2009
    ..All tests correlated similarly with intelligence in the 3 groups. These findings do not support the hypothesis that BPD patients have inferior theory of mind capacities...
  63. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Sri Lankan tsunami survivors
    Miriam J J Lommen
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 47:60-5. 2009
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  64. doi request reprint Development and psychometric evaluation of a new assessment method for childhood maltreatment experiences: the interview for traumatic events in childhood (ITEC)
    Jill Lobbestael
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Child Abuse Negl 33:505-17. 2009
    ..The ITEC aims to yield dimensional scores for severity of experiences of different childhood maltreatment dimensions...
  65. ncbi request reprint The context of a noxious stimulus affects the pain it evokes
    G Lorimer Moseley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and fMRIB Centre, Le Gros Clark Building, Oxford University, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
    Pain 133:64-71. 2007
    ..Different dimensions of the stimulus' context can have differential effects on sensory-discriminative and affective-emotional components of pain...
  66. ncbi request reprint The fallacy of ex-consequentia reasoning and the persistence of PTSD
    Iris M Engelhard
    Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:35-42. 2005
    ..Tentative data suggest that ex-consequentia reasoning is causally involved in the persistence of PTSD and anxiety disorders. These are presented and possible underlying mechanisms are discussed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Low specificity of symptoms on the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom scale: a comparison of individuals with PTSD, individuals with other anxiety disorders and individuals without psychopathology
    Iris M Engelhard
    Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:449-56. 2007
    ..Concerns have been raised about the specificity of PTSD symptoms assessed by questionnaires. This study examined whether the PSS distinguishes between patients with PTSD and those with other anxiety disorders or healthy controls...
  68. ncbi request reprint The effects of failing to control pain: an experimental investigation
    Sabine A Janssen
    Section of Clinical and Health Psychology and Department of Psychiatry, University of Leiden, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pain 107:227-33. 2004
    ..It is concluded that persistent efforts to control pain in the face of failure may lead to the maintenance or exacerbation of physiological and emotional responses...
  69. ncbi request reprint Perceptual and conceptual processing as predictors of treatment outcome in PTSD
    Merel Kindt
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:491-506. 2007
    ..The results suggest that imaginal reliving during CBT is not crucial for symptom reduction, but it may promote conceptual processing, which in itself predicts a better treatment outcome...
  70. doi request reprint Can assessors and therapists predict the outcome of long-term psychotherapy in borderline personality disorder?
    Philip Spinhoven
    Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol 64:667-86. 2008
    ..Identifying prognostic markers of treatment outcome as used by clinicians in their prognostic assessments may improve current prediction models and patient-treatment matching...
  71. doi request reprint Out-patient psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder: cost-effectiveness of schema-focused therapy v. transference-focused psychotherapy
    Antoinette D I van Asselt
    University Hospital Maastricht, Department KEMTA, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 192:450-7. 2008
    ..Schema-focused therapy (SFT) and transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) for borderline personality disorder were recently compared in a randomised multicentre trial...
  72. ncbi request reprint Deployment-related stress and trauma in Dutch soldiers returning from Iraq. Prospective study
    Iris M Engelhard
    Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, PO Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 191:140-5. 2007
    ..Some questionnaire studies have shown increased mental health problems, including probable post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in soldiers deployed to Iraq...
  73. ncbi request reprint Imagery rescripting in cognitive behaviour therapy: images, treatment techniques and outcomes
    Emily A Holmes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:297-305. 2007
    ..A working definition of two types of imagery rescripting is provided, along with a heuristic framework for conceptualising the range of imagery techniques in cognitive therapy...
  74. ncbi request reprint The therapeutic alliance in schema-focused therapy and transference-focused psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder
    Philip Spinhoven
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:104-15. 2007
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  75. ncbi request reprint Introduction to special issue: cognition and emotion in borderline personality disorder
    Arnoud Arntz
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:167-72. 2005