Elke Geraerts

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The reality of recovered memories: corroborating continuous and discontinuous memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 18:564-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Linking thought suppression and recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Memory 16:22-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Forgetting of prior remembering in persons reporting recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 17:1002-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom overreporting and recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, MD, The Netherlands
    Law Hum Behav 30:621-30. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Traumatic memories of war veterans: not so special after all
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 16:170-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Long term consequences of suppression of intrusive anxious thoughts and repressive coping
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1451-60. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Retrieval inhibition of trauma-related words in women reporting repressed or recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1129-36. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Fantasy proneness, but not self-reported trauma is related to DRM performance of women reporting recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 14:602-12. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Forgetting unwanted memories: directed forgetting and thought suppression methods
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 127:614-22. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Delayed recall of childhood sexual abuse memories and the awakening rise and diurnal pattern of cortisol
    Tom Smeets
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 152:197-204. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The reality of recovered memories: corroborating continuous and discontinuous memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 18:564-8. 2007
    ..These results indicate that discontinuous CSA memories spontaneously retrieved outside of therapy may be accurate, while implicating expectations arising from suggestions during therapy in producing false CSA memories...
  2. ncbi request reprint Linking thought suppression and recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Memory 16:22-8. 2008
    ..Our findings may partly explain why people with spontaneous CSA memories have the subjective impression that they have "repressed" their CSA memories for many years...
  3. ncbi request reprint Forgetting of prior remembering in persons reporting recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 17:1002-8. 2006
    ..negative) on the previous occasion. This underestimation was more pronounced for recovered-memory participants than for continuous-memory and control participants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom overreporting and recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, MD, The Netherlands
    Law Hum Behav 30:621-30. 2006
    ..The results indicate that people with recovered memories do not score higher on the SIMS and the MENT than other CSA survivors suggesting that symptom overreporting is not typical for people reporting recovered memories...
  5. ncbi request reprint Traumatic memories of war veterans: not so special after all
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 16:170-7. 2007
    ..The severity of PTSD symptoms was not significantly correlated with dissociative experiences. Our findings do not support the existence of special memory mechanisms that are unique to experiencing traumatic events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long term consequences of suppression of intrusive anxious thoughts and repressive coping
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1451-60. 2006
    ..Thus, our results demonstrate that repressive coping might be adaptive in the short run, but counterproductive in the long run...
  7. ncbi request reprint Retrieval inhibition of trauma-related words in women reporting repressed or recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1129-36. 2006
    ..Additional analyses revealed that participants characterized by a repressive coping style did not display a superior retrieval inhibition mechanism for negative material...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fantasy proneness, but not self-reported trauma is related to DRM performance of women reporting recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 14:602-12. 2005
    ..Correlational analyses revealed that fantasy proneness, but not self-reported traumatic experiences and dissociative symptoms were related to false recall and false recognition...
  9. doi request reprint Forgetting unwanted memories: directed forgetting and thought suppression methods
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 127:614-22. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Delayed recall of childhood sexual abuse memories and the awakening rise and diurnal pattern of cortisol
    Tom Smeets
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 152:197-204. 2007
    ..Implications for neurobiological models intended to explain the delayed recall of CSA are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint The dissociative experiences taxon is related to fantasy proneness
    Timo Giesbrecht
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:769-72. 2007
    ..Also, we found that the DES-T was not exclusively related to reports of childhood sexual abuse...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dissociation, memory commission errors, and heightened autonomic reactivity
    Timo Giesbrecht
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 150:277-85. 2007
    ..Thus, it seems that a pattern of heightened emotional reactivity and commission errors is typical for people with elevated dissociation scores. This pattern is difficult to reconcile with the defensive function ascribed to dissociation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of feigned cognitive dysfunction using special malinger tests: a simulation study in naïve and coached malingerers
    Marko Jelicic
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Neurosci 117:1185-92. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that coaching undermines the diagnostic accuracy of the ASTM, but does not seem to influence the accuracy of the SIMS...
  14. doi request reprint Autobiographical memory specificity after manipulating retrieval cues in adults reporting childhood sexual abuse
    Beatrijs J A Hauer
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:444-53. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint No evidence for verbal learning impairments in women with a history of childhood abuse
    Marko Jelicic
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 157:299-302. 2008
    ..Although women with a history of abuse reported higher levels of psychological distress than controls, the two groups did not differ in their verbal learning performance...
  16. ncbi request reprint A detailed analysis of rats' spatial memory in a probe trial of a Morris task
    Arjan Blokland
    Faculty of Psychology, Brain and Behavior Institute, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 154:71-5. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that the evaluation of the spatial memory of rats in a probe trial in the Morris water escape task requires a more detailed analysis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dissociation in undergraduate students: disruptions in executive functioning
    Timo Giesbrecht
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:567-9. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that a failure to inhibit previous responses might contribute to the pathological memory manifestations of dissociation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute stress enhances memory for emotional words, but impairs memory for neutral words
    Marko Jelici
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Neurosci 114:1343-51. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that it makes little sense to speculate about memory effects and elevated levels of cortisol because such effects might depend on the valence of the material that is learned...
  19. ncbi request reprint Suppression of intrusive thoughts and working memory capacity in repressive coping
    Elke Geraerts
    Maastricht University
    Am J Psychol 120:205-18. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the superior ability of repressors to avoid intrusive thoughts can be explained largely by their higher working memory capacity...
  20. ncbi request reprint New insights in trauma and memory: a special issue of memory
    Elke Geraerts
    Memory 16:1-2. 2008